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Just Another Gal

Dear Sister, Happy Feast of St. Clare! A bit over a year ago, I stepped foot inside the subtly rose-colored Basilica di Santa Chiara in Assisi, Italy. And as I reminisce about that truly magical day in Assisi as I walked through a fairy-tale town in the footsteps of Saints, I realize that the visit… Continue reading Just Another Gal

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I Love You So Much

Dear Sister, I write this as I sit in Houndstooth Coffee in the heart of downtown Austin, and your girl is thriving. The much needed cappuccino is getting my pulse up, there is gentle A/C to shelter me from the 102 degree heat outside, and I'm surrounded by my journals and copy of "The Catholic… Continue reading I Love You So Much

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She Was Called Daughter

*Note: This post is a reflection on today's Mass readings for the Catholic Church. You can read them here.* Dear Sister, I wonder what emotions the hemorrhaging woman experienced when she heard the story of Jacob that we read today. God Himself looks upon Jacob and vows to give him a future in abundance. He… Continue reading She Was Called Daughter

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Esther’s Summer Essentials 2019

Hey there, Sister! Wow, we are in the thick of summer, and how lucky we are to be alive right now!* This summer has been filled with joy and grace so far, and I earnestly pray that yours has been the same. Like every summer since Eighth grade, I am at a ballet intensive where… Continue reading Esther’s Summer Essentials 2019

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The One Thing The Lord Doesn’t Want You To Discern

Hey Sister!* As I wrap up Junior year and take one step closer to the end of high school, I can't help but feel as though I'm constantly thinking about the future. It's honestly been harder than ever before to remember that THIS is the moment for which I was created, because it is only… Continue reading The One Thing The Lord Doesn’t Want You To Discern

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Musings on My Vārdediena

Dear Sister, My Grandma came to the U.S. from Latvia, a little country off the Baltic Sea. The country is probably old news to you, but there are lots of people who have never heard of it, so there's your back story just in case. Let's just say that there are definitely perks to being… Continue reading Musings on My Vārdediena

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Confessions of a (Reforming) Perfectionist

Hello, beautiful people! It's been a while since I've posted here. And while there are lots of reasons for that, I want to address one in particular today, because I feel that maybe it will help others. Do you ever feel reluctant to share with others about God because you don't feel like you're ready?… Continue reading Confessions of a (Reforming) Perfectionist