While studying the theology of Benedict XVI through an online STEP course, a classmate, Bernadette Vance, suggested that we try writing our own apostolic type letters. Choosing our own audience, … Continue Reading A Letter to the Fallen Away
Doubt shouldn’t be feared, because it’s not in opposition to faith – doubt is actually part of faith. If we have faith with no moments of confusion or doubt, then we … Continue Reading When in Doubt
If God is all-loving and all-merciful, then why does God condemn souls to Hell to burn for all eternity? I mean, I can think of some really terrible people that … Continue Reading Does God Damn?
In seeking answers to the ageless questions, my exploration can only be partial, because, creature that I am, I cannot fully plumb the depths of truth. “For now we see … Continue Reading Who Am I? (Heart Question 1)
–Lyrics by Scott Soper, 1994 Helpless and hungry, lowly, afraid, wrapped in the chill of midwinter, comes now among us, born into poverty’s embrace: new life for the world. Who … Continue Reading Child of the Poor
I began this blog to document my spiritual journey, consecrated to the Sacred Heart. Starting with zeal, I find myself already sputtering out and going flat. I had promised to … Continue Reading A Nest of Dryness
Some people don’t get Christianity, or any religion. They hear a phrase like, “Have you found the Lord?” and they cringe a little or roll their eyes. I don’t blame … Continue Reading Night Divine