call to holiness

being led to hell

Making the Cut

 “If your right eye causes you to stumble, gouge it out and throw it away. It is better for you to lose one part of your body than for your whole body to be thrown into hell. And if your right hand causes you to stumble, cut it off and throw it away. It is […]

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My Pilgrimage to Medjugorje

I was blessed to go on a pilgrimage to Medjugorje last month. Medjugorje is a town in Bosnia where Mary the mother of God has been appearing for the last 30 years, as witnessed by six visionaries. It was amazing attending Mass twice a day, going to confession twice in a week, climbing Apparition Hill […]

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Laughter.

“She is clothed with strength and dignity, and laughs at the days to come” – Proverbs 31:25 So, at this point in my exploration of what it means to be a woman, we have come to know that a woman of worth is clothed. She has strength, and yet she knows how to be weak, and she […]

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Dignity.

“She is clothed with strength and dignity, and laughs at the days to come.” – Proverbs 31:25 The lost get found, they get found by love and by grace. The Ideal Wife, as Proverbs 31 calls her, a woman worthy of praise, is clothed, she is strong, and she has dignity; she is dignified. If […]

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St. Therese of Lisieux: The Vocation of Love

Earlier this summer I finished reading St. Therese of Lisieux‘s The Story of a Soul,  and I have to say, it’s definitely one of my top ten favorite books of all time.  In this book, which is St. Therese’s autobiography, she tells us about the “Little Way,” the path to sanctity and sainthood that she […]

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