A Walking Witness: Shanna, Just a Handmaiden’s new Co-Writer

Hi! My name is Shanna and I am officially a co-writer for Just a Handmaiden! I haven’t always been drawn to modesty, in fact, I’ve lived on the opposite side of faith, opposed to modesty (is this an okay switch) for large portion of my life. When I had my reversion to the Catholic faith,…

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4 tips to a Successful Freshmen Year

Today I’m getting on a plane and heading to Europe. It’s crazy to think I’m going on my third year of college and have this opportunity to travel on this grand adventure. I have not a single fear or anxiety in my heart as I embark on this journey because God has been so present…

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Back to School Fashion Tips

It’s time to get back to school and we all know what that means – back to school fashion is a go. Who isn’t excited to wear all the fun pieces they found this summer to their first week of school? In high school I was always that person who rocked her first week of…

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Why We Honor Mary

This Wednesday is the Feast of the Assumption of Mary where we honor our Mother being brought up into heaven. It’s a Holy Day of Obligation where just like Sunday we are required to go to mass. This post is serving as two things: 1) a reminder to go to mass sometime this Wednesday and…

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Tips to Easy Modest Summer Packing

With the last month of summer quickly coming upon us many of you may be taking some last-minute trips before the school year begins – hopefully to somewhere warm and sunny. Packing can be an overwhelming process, especially when it’s a shorter trip or you don’t want to pay for a checked luggage

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Learning to Live My Life Fully

So, I saw Momma Mia this weekend and as I expected it was absolutely phenomenal… Sadly, this is not a post about Momma Mia. This is about how I felt after watching it. After finishing that movie, I wanted to drop everything and go travel around the world. All of these characters are filled with…

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We Veil What is Sacred

Hey everyone! So, I know it’s been a while since my last post and, maybe its a bit late in the summer season to finally speak on bathing suits but, I think Jesus wants me to share a couple thoughts with you today. Bathing suits – one of the largest spots of controversy within the…

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Move in Closer and the Rules will Fade

My friend recently started this new ministry called Firelight in the Orange County area. It is a young adult ministry (ages 18-35) by young people for young people. It is absolutely amazing and his goal is to have bible studies, at home worship sessions, women’s and men’s nights, and so much other goodness. For now,…

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