A Gal’s Guide to Transitioning to Grad School (Without Going Nuts)

The last two weeks leading up to the start of school were always full of anticipation as a child.  Summer was waning and a new school year was on the horizon.  I would wonder to myself, who would be in my class?  Were my best friends from the previous year going to be...

Martyrdom Mentality

“Take the case of courage. No quality has ever so much addled the brains and tangled the definitions of merely rational sages. Courage is almost a contradiction in terms. It means a strong desire to live taking the form of a readiness to die. 'He that will lose his...

Episode 38 | Where Are They Now? Follow Up to Episode 4: Joy in Seasons of Waiting with Sarah Bui

Have you listened to our podcast yet? Find it on iTunes, Spotify, Google Podcasts, and anywhere else you listen to podcasts! A full directory can be found here. It's the follow-up episode you've been waiting for!! This past spring, Sarah Bui and I recorded an episode...

Labor Day and the Dignity of Work

Yesterday was Labor Day in the US, a day taken to rest and reflect on the dignity of work and the human worker in our culture. ​ I love thinking about the dignity of work – the goodness of this invitation to partake in God's creative action as members of the...

Babies and Dreams

I have been wanting to write this post for a while - I just wasn’t sure when or how, because I wanted to say exactly the right thing. Luckily, the Olympics has given me some motivation, and I do think now is the time to flex my writing muscles and write about...babies...

One Step Closer to That Promotion

So you’ve been in your role for months -- maybe even years -- and you’re tired and frustrated. It could be that you’re bored and don’t see a clear path to the next opportunity. Or perhaps it’s the opposite -- you’re working overtime, picking up other responsibilities,...

How Do You Define Your “Life’s Work”?

Whether you love or hate your job — Jesus is offering you a chance to glorify Him through it. What a doozy of a question. But let’s make it easy and put the answer right here in the first paragraph – if you’re constantly searching for your true “life’s work”, you’re...

Episode 37 | Authenticity, Intimacy with God, and a Heart to Heart with Bridget Handy

Have you listened to our podcast yet? Find it on iTunes, Spotify, Google Podcasts, and anywhere else you listen to podcasts! A full directory can be found here. Bridget is one of the best people I know, and her radical faith and trust in God is contagious. I had to...

Delighting in the Still, Small Voice

Last week, I went on a three day silent retreat at a beautiful home on the Long Island Sound. ​ But I almost canceled it (more than once). ​ I almost canceled this retreat, that I scheduled months ago, precisely because I knew that this time of transition was going to...

Confessions of a Chasti-holic

Here’s something I’ve never told anyone before: I missed the first and only chastity talk at my small Catholic school in fifth grade.   I didn’t hear one until college. By then, I had forgotten the belief of saving sex for marriage that my upbringing had taught...
Martyrdom Mentality

Martyrdom Mentality

“Take the case of courage. No quality has ever so much addled the brains and tangled the definitions of merely rational sages. Courage is almost a contradiction in terms. It means a strong desire to live taking the form of a readiness to die. 'He that will lose his...

Labor Day and the Dignity of Work

Labor Day and the Dignity of Work

Yesterday was Labor Day in the US, a day taken to rest and reflect on the dignity of work and the human worker in our culture. ​ I love thinking about the dignity of work – the goodness of this invitation to partake in God's creative action as members of the...

Babies and Dreams

Babies and Dreams

I have been wanting to write this post for a while - I just wasn’t sure when or how, because I wanted to say exactly the right thing. Luckily, the Olympics has given me some motivation, and I do think now is the time to flex my writing muscles and write about...babies...

One Step Closer to That Promotion

One Step Closer to That Promotion

So you’ve been in your role for months -- maybe even years -- and you’re tired and frustrated. It could be that you’re bored and don’t see a clear path to the next opportunity. Or perhaps it’s the opposite -- you’re working overtime, picking up other responsibilities,...

How Do You Define Your “Life’s Work”?

How Do You Define Your “Life’s Work”?

Whether you love or hate your job — Jesus is offering you a chance to glorify Him through it. What a doozy of a question. But let’s make it easy and put the answer right here in the first paragraph – if you’re constantly searching for your true “life’s work”, you’re...

Delighting in the Still, Small Voice

Delighting in the Still, Small Voice

Last week, I went on a three day silent retreat at a beautiful home on the Long Island Sound. ​ But I almost canceled it (more than once). ​ I almost canceled this retreat, that I scheduled months ago, precisely because I knew that this time of transition was going to...

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    Defining Success

    Babies and Dreams

    Babies and Dreams

    I have been wanting to write this post for a while - I just wasn’t sure when or how, because I wanted to say exactly the right thing. Luckily, the Olympics has given me some motivation, and I do think now is the time to flex my writing muscles and write about...babies...

    One Step Closer to That Promotion

    One Step Closer to That Promotion

    So you’ve been in your role for months -- maybe even years -- and you’re tired and frustrated. It could be that you’re bored and don’t see a clear path to the next opportunity. Or perhaps it’s the opposite -- you’re working overtime, picking up other responsibilities,...

    Transitions

    Martyrdom Mentality

    Martyrdom Mentality

    “Take the case of courage. No quality has ever so much addled the brains and tangled the definitions of merely rational sages. Courage is almost a contradiction in terms. It means a strong desire to live taking the form of a readiness to die. 'He that will lose his...

    Babies and Dreams

    Babies and Dreams

    I have been wanting to write this post for a while - I just wasn’t sure when or how, because I wanted to say exactly the right thing. Luckily, the Olympics has given me some motivation, and I do think now is the time to flex my writing muscles and write about...babies...

    Work Well Wednesday

    Saying No

    Saying No

    Saying No How did you respond the last time someone asked you to do something you really didn’t want to do? Did you take time to think about it? Did you politely decline? Did you swallow your objections and say yes to avoid making waves?   As Catholic Christian...

    When can I stop discerning and start doing?

    When can I stop discerning and start doing?

    "When can I stop discerning and start doing?" Do you ever get stuck in the cycle of discernment, looking for a sign or some roses or a billboard that will tell you which way to go (ps if you want to hear an epic story about that rose⬆️, send me message!)? ⁣⁣⁣⁣If...

    The SundayMonday Tuesday Archives

    Labor Day and the Dignity of Work

    Labor Day and the Dignity of Work

    Yesterday was Labor Day in the US, a day taken to rest and reflect on the dignity of work and the human worker in our culture. ​ I love thinking about the dignity of work – the goodness of this invitation to partake in God's creative action as members of the...

    Delighting in the Still, Small Voice

    Delighting in the Still, Small Voice

    Last week, I went on a three day silent retreat at a beautiful home on the Long Island Sound. ​ But I almost canceled it (more than once). ​ I almost canceled this retreat, that I scheduled months ago, precisely because I knew that this time of transition was going to...

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