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Are you dating “the one”?

I would be lying if I said I was one of those girls who knew I would marry my husband the first time I laid eyes on him. Our relationship wasn’t always full of stars and explosions. It was real. It was normal, and our love story had some anti-climactic moments. Nevertheless, what I soon discovered was…

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It’s a ‘Swift’ Mother’s Day

If you’ve paid attention to the media within the last several months, Taylor Swift has been the highlight of many conversations. She released her latest album, 1989, last October, which has already sold millions of copies worldwide. She’s also about to launch a world tour, recently received a Milestone Award at the Academy of Country…

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Conquer Yourself with the Heroic Minute

“Conquer yourself each day from the very first moment, getting up on the dot, at a fixed time, without yielding a single minute to laziness. If, with God’s help, you conquer yourself, you will be well ahead for the rest of the day. … The heroic minute. It is the time fixed for getting up.…

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Why You Should Still Believe in Fairytales

The new Cinderella movie helped me believe, once again, in fairytales.  What first enthralled me as a little girl was “the sparkly”— ball gowns, talking mice and fairy godmothers. I’ve since graduated to the real reason why fairytales continue to capture the old as well as the young: our aspiration for goodness. This particular rendition…

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Are You Enough?: Overcoming Feelings of Unworthiness

Feeling unworthiness is pretty common. Often we feel this way because we doubt our worth. In our culture it’s so easy to feel ‘less than’ with the onslaught of perfect-looking people with their perfect relationships and perfect jobs – at least how they’re pictured in media. But how do we get beyond the feelings of…

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