Would you give up everything for God?

How willing are we to give up the things of this world for God? St. Francis of Assisi, who’s feast is celebrated on October 4th, was more than willing to do exactly that. He came from a wealthy, noble family but in an instant gave up all his earthly possessions, gave them to the poorContinue reading “Would you give up everything for God?”

St. John Paul II: A Look at his Life

What a special place this man has in my heart. I was 9 years old when he passed away and I remember my mom crying as she watched it on tv, but I didn’t understand what was happening. I knew he was the pope but it wasn’t until high school that I began to learnContinue reading “St. John Paul II: A Look at his Life”

Rest in the Lord’s Presence

God’s presence can be found unexpectedly, in places you’d never imagine, when you least expect it. God’s presence is always present. As long as you have your eyes open to Him, you will see Him everywhere. This past weekend my mom and I found ourselves in the chapel of a Carmelite Monastery of an orderContinue reading “Rest in the Lord’s Presence”