First, just a reminder: there’s only one week left to buy one of my Etsy prints to support Autism Speaks, via my sister’s NYC Marathon fund! Her fundraising deadline is August 31. Click here to see the prints! A collection of things I’ve enjoyed reading/listening to lately: —Caritas podcast!: A new podcast from Brigid Hogan … More Links and things
Linking up with the BIS blog today on discernment. I’ve reflected a lot lately on the idea of discernment—in particular, how it relates to someone who is single and thus not yet committed to a vocation. Sometimes it seems like our mission and purpose in life will come only once we respond to a vocation, … More Identity, Vocation, Mission
Linking up with Kelly. —1— This week I released a set of hand-painted watercolor prints, available as gifts to anyone who donates $20 to my sister’s marathon fund. She will be running the NYC Marathon in November and is raising money for Autism Speaks. Click here for more details! —2— Last weekend I went bike riding around … More 7 Quick Takes: Watercolors, Bicycles, and a Bichon Frise on Safari
Blessed Is She is hosting a link-up on transfiguration today, the Feast of the Transfiguration of the Lord. I’ve always loved this story because it resonates so well with my own spiritual life. The landscape of my life is made up of hills and valleys: hills where I experience transfiguration moments, when I am caught … More Transfiguration Moments
I remember that when I learned as a child about Jesus’s Passion, I was surprised to hear that when Jesus was asked to take up His Cross and walk to Calvary—to march to His death as an innocent man—He actually did it. I didn’t understand why He wouldn’t just fall to the ground and go … More Over at Ignitum Today: Resisting Calvary
My sister will be running the New York City Marathon for Autism Speaks on November 1, 2015! She is passionate about this cause and hopes to contribute in a big way. Click here to visit her fundraising page. To contribute to her fundraising efforts, I’ve created a set of watercolor prints that will be given as … More Support Autism Speaks and receive one of my watercolor prints!
It was a Thursday evening when I pulled up to the Grand Canyon for the first time, the sun just setting over the rim. As I walked down onto an overlook and soaked in the awe-inspiring beauty of this rocky landscape, I felt overwhelmed with a sense of my own littleness in the midst of … More Over at Blessed Is She: The Canyons Within Us