• Book Club

    Making Missionary Disciples by Curtis Martin

    We sat in the living room on our last day of training for Work Crew before our month of service at a Young Life Camp. One of the leaders had said going to camp was like being in Narnia, where we were swept up in the adventure and overwhelming feeling of love. But then we have to go home. We never want to leave Narnia, but we have to in order to share what we’ve learned with others.  Several weeks ago, I read Making Missionary Disciples by Curtis Martin. As the founder of FOCUS (Fellowship of Catholic University Students), Martin describes the ways missionaries practice the three habits of Divine…

  • Book Club

    Letters to a Young Catholic by George Weigel

    Reading this book was a series of gasps in response to feeling awestruck, tears from an understanding of His love, and rereading sentences to fully grasp what George Weigel was writing. This book review will not do it justice or come close to how I felt reading Letters to a Young Catholic.  I’m a beginner when it comes to spiritual reading, but if authors like Weigel continue to uncover the beauty and richness of the Catholic teachings and depth of God’s love for us through books, I am all in.  *Before you continue: I would suggest reading the book before reading the rest of this post, as the purpose of…

  • Life

    The Time is Now

    It’s become clear this is where we’re meant to be right now. Back home, in our childhood bedrooms, waiting for what’s next. At least, this is where I’ve found myself. As the hustle of everyday life has subsided, God is calling us into solitude with Him.  I understand having more free time is not a part of everyone’s life right now. Thank you to those who continue to work and are on the frontlines serving others.  Here are some ways I’ve been trying to be intentional.  Set Up a Morning and Night Routine Sitting cross-legged on my bed, three books are in front of me for my morning prayer. My…