What the Catholic Church has to Offer Me: The Sacraments

"In a nutshell, the Catholic Church offers sanctifying grace through the outward signs given to Her (the Church) by Christ Himself... but, that's a cliche answer... So, here with what all the theological underpinnings mean for me - the woman behind the words..." Linking up for Allison's series "What Does the Catholic Church Really Have to Offer Me?"

Giving Up My Heart’s Desires: #WorthRevisit in Time for Lent

"For the first time in my cradle-Catholic life existence, I truly felt I walked away from Lent with an understanding of what it means to sacrifice - not in a painful sacrificial way, but perhaps in a manner which was more spiritually connected with the reason and the introspective nature of Lent." Today, I'm revisiting a post as part of #WorthRevisit I previous wrote about non-traditional fasting, and explore another approach to the three pillars of Lent.

Bold, Brave, Catholic: Finding Strength in Prayer and the Word

I invite you to join in on this new series of "Bold, Brave, Catholic" individuals who are living in normal, everyday situations, but in a Bold, Brave, Catholic manner.

Bold, Brave, Catholic: A Call to Action

"Through the 'Bold, Brave, Catholic' series, it is my hope that the words others write will assist someone else on their journey of faith."

Based on a whisper in my heart, and a moment in which I was led to stand up for my Catholic Faith, I am creating a new series - and, spearheading a movement to "Be bold. Be brave. Be Catholic." Will you join this movement?

Gifts to the Manger: Finding and Embracing Our Gifts

"On today's Feast of Epiphany, I encourage you, dear reader, to join me in writing down three gifts - three talents - you have been given, which can be used for the Glory of God. Place that list prominently, and use it to guide you in creating your resolutions for 2019." Tackling a deeper meaning and reminder behind today's Feast of Epiphany and my favorite Christmas carol! What are your gifts?