Kelly Powers

God’s Will or My Own?

  Never give up. We hear this phrase all the time. Quitting is associated with failure. Weakness. Settling.    But what if the dream you’re trying to achieve isn’t God’s will?    -----   As I raced through the hallways of St. Mary’s College of...

On the Twelfth Day of COVID

It’s been one week since I received my positive Covid test results. Just when I thought I had squeaked through 2020 unscathed…    But ‘tis the season (or rather, the year) for suffering and if you’re following along with Jane’s Advent retreat, you’re already...

The Unpopular Virtue

"Chastity is the most unpopular of the Christian virtues. There is no getting away from it; the Christian rule is, ‘Either marriage, with complete faithfulness to your partner, or else total abstinence.’ Now this is so difficult and so contrary to our instincts, that...

I Lost My Job During COVID-19

Most Mondays are a struggle for me. I either find myself snoozing the alarm one too many times or turning it off completely and sprinting down the hill to my WeWork office to make up for lost time.  But this Monday was different. Instead of waking up in my 7’x7’ San...

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