How to Master this Unpredictable Fall Season

Growing up in Southern California where the weather very rarely strays from 75 and sunny has left me thoroughly weather confused in this transitional season. Is it really fall? Is it still summer?

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Having the Courage to Demand Respect

Alright here is the deal sisters… we as women have a problem in our culture today and it’s up to us to fix it. I have had endless conversations with girls who are “talking” to a boy who they really like, and are maybe even hooking up with them, and there is this thing where they know he probably, maybe, likes them and they like him and so even though they are in this constant state of uncertainty, and are probably being taken advantage of, they still don’t want to stop talking to him or move on because, “what if?”

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How to Bring a Little Sunshine into Every Rainy Day

Rainy days are a rarity in southern California and because of that, it has grown to be one of my favorite kinds of days. I love running around and dancing in the rain (cheesy I know) and getting soaking wet and sitting in a dry room with friends dressed all cozy and drinking a coffee. It just brings me so much joy and the sad thing is that a lot of people don’t feel that same joy.

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What are We Missing?

Confession: I have been really struggling in my prayer life recently, especially when it comes to in reading Sacred Scripture. I’ve been wanting to do a Monday reflection for a long time about the importance of knowing the gospel as Catholics and how fulfilling it is and how much it has changed my life, and…

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Having the Audacity to Dream

Yesterday, I met a world changer.

Raised and home-schooled in a little town in Arkansas, Ashley Crouch never thought she would be a business owner. “I was raised by two parents who grew up in poverty and I watched my dad build a business from the ground up. He would take me into his office when I was a little girl as ‘daddy-daughter days’ and little did he know he was crafting a narrative for me about what was possible.”

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“Just Live in the Glory”

Migi Fabara Martinez… there are no words in the English language to describe this woman. She’s got this joy that is infectious and her heart makes you feel at home immediately, even if you’ve just met her. She is truly a gift and a beloved daughter and as I sit to write this post I’m in awe of her words and the story of her faith.

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Answering the Call to Evangelize

The word evangelize seems to be a scary one for a lot of us Christians, at least I know it is for me. I’m terrified of rejection, of offending someone, of people thinking I am ‘forcing’ my religion on them and so I often just stay silent when the truth inside of me is screaming to be heard….

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The Perfect ‘Sunday Best’ Look for this Fall Season

I was recently listening to a priest’s podcast on modesty and while I didn’t particularly agree with a lot of what he said there was one thing that really stood out to me. He was talking about how people, even if they aren’t Christian, should notice there is something different about us on Sundays.

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