I don't know about you, but sometimes, I really wish turning off the news in the 21st century was as easy as turning off a TV channel. But with social media, email newsletters, podcasts, and of course the good old fashioned TV and radio, it feels impossible sometimes. (Not to mention irresponsible - it's important … Continue reading Communicating With Truth and Dignity
Yesterday, I attended NC Right to Life's annual prayer breakfast with a small group of friends from the Raleigh Catholic young adults group. Several of us were even given the opportunity to help lead a prayer, which was a moving experience in itself. I've heard of the breakfast, which is followed by a march, but … Continue reading Why We Need Pro-Life Prayer
I think I first heard the term "imposter syndrome" a couple of years ago. It was an "aha!" moment when I was able to put a word to a feeling - and know that I wasn't alone. Imposter syndrome is the feeling, all evidence to the contrary, that success is due to luck, that accolades … Continue reading There Are No Imposters
I attended the Raleigh Catholic Young Adult Total Consecration to Mary kickoff potluck on Saturday with almost no expectations beyond dinner and fellowship. I bought the book we're using for our retreat, "33 Days to Morning Glory: A Do-It-Yourself Retreat In Preparation for Marian Consecration" (Fr. Michael E. Gaitley, MIC), skimmed the introduction and googled … Continue reading What Is Total Consecration?