About Grace Schneider


Grace is a junior English major at the University of South Carolina. She's a reader, a poet, and she'll try any activity that is physical and/or outdoors. Most of all, she loves getting to know Jesus and falling deeper in love with Him as time goes on.

Posts by Grace Schneider:

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Our Father: One Family

“Our Father,” we pray. If everyone in the world can hypothetically pray the Our Father, that means that we are all brothers and sisters. It’s essential to have a relationship with God, for you to “love the Lord, your God, with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your mind.” This is indeed “the […]

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Peace of Heart

Peace is underrated, and occasionally misunderstood. If “peace is ‘the tranquillity of order’” (CCC 2304), then what is the right way to order things in our lives? Again and again, the Bible tells us to let God figure that out: In his letter to the Philippians, Paul and Timothy encourage the people: “Have no anxiety […]


Oh, Won’t You Stay With Me?

It’s another song post from me. I can’t help it. Music—soulful, heart-breaking music—is the sound of us. It’s the sound of our deepest needs and desires. Songs like “Stay With Me,” by Sam Smith, is one of them. I know this has been around for a couple years now, but really look at the lyrics again: Guess […]

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Mary: Did You Know?

During this waiting for Christmas, around the feast of the Immaculate Conception, it’s an especially good time for Catholics and non-Catholics alike to reflect on the Blessed Mother, Mary. After all, at this point two thousand years ago, her and St. Joseph were the only ones on the scene. I once heard a spoken word poet criticize the affection […]


Jesus Wept.

The shortest verse in the Bible, “Jesus wept” (John 11:35), holds more meaning than some of our longest speeches about our perspective of God. In this spirit, I will keep this post brief. Jesus wept. He was vulnerable, and He missed His dear friend. However, we often fail to notice (as was pointed out to me […]