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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

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Her Winter Passed

Dear Sister, Merry Christmas, dear heart! I pray that you have had an ardent, intimate Advent, and a beautiful celebration of the Nativity so far (remember that the holidays have only begun).* This Advent the Lord spoke to me in poignant, yet beautiful ways I hadn't imagined. One of those ways was Him whispering (and… Continue reading Her Winter Passed

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A Thanksgiving Challenge

Dear Sister, I can't believe tomorrow is Thanksgiving! I’m not usually that obsessed with Thanksgiving, but this year, I've been anticipating the celebration for months. Veronica and Ruth and I were once talking with excitement about Thanksgiving, and Veronica exclaimed, “Thanksgiving means fall!” at the same time as I exclaimed, “Thanksgiving means food!" So yeah, what… Continue reading A Thanksgiving Challenge

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Ignatian Meditation: The Resurrection

Hey Sister! Happy feast day of St. Mary Magdalene!! There is so much I could say about this incredible Saint, this first evangelist, this daughter who in the midst of her greatest pain heard the God of the Universe call her by name. But instead of me going on and on about how beautiful Mary… Continue reading Ignatian Meditation: The Resurrection

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And So She Stood: The School of Beauty in the Colosseum

Dear Sister, I was blessed enough to go to Europe with my family about a month ago. We went to Italy and Latvia, and while I could devote countless blog posts to the beauty of each and every moment across the ocean, one of the highlights of the trip for me was being inside the… Continue reading And So She Stood: The School of Beauty in the Colosseum

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Being Pro-Life Empowers Women (Essay)

Hello there! Recently I wrote an essay that won a pro-life organization's essay contest, and since it's related to this blog's theme of authentic femininity, I thought I would share it here as well. 🙂 Being Pro-Life Empowers Women How does a movement go from encouraging new life and motherhood to destroying it? Modern feminism… Continue reading Being Pro-Life Empowers Women (Essay)

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Veronica’s “Everyday” Makeup Routine

Hello sisters! Veronica here today! Wow, I haven't posted here in forever, but I thought it would be fun to share my "everyday" makeup routine with you today! A little background: I started this post a while ago. Before Lent, in fact. (Yes, I am really good at procrastinating; why do you ask?) Since I gave wearing… Continue reading Veronica’s “Everyday” Makeup Routine