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So You Say You Want a Miracle

When I hear about people who have experienced miracles, I can’t help but think, “I want that"...a super awesome miracle moment that changes my life forever.

The Beauty of Taking the Blame

It’s all too easy to fall into a pattern where I blame everyone else for the way that I am feeling, for my actions, and for my behaviors.

The Things That I Don't Know

In life, there’s a lot that I don’t know, and there’s a lot that I will never know.

So...where’s the solace in all of this?

A Small Act of Sharing and Caring

I realized how stubborn I was being to not want to answer my mom in the first place. Like, “my faith is personal, and I don’t want to share it with her right now.” Yet I sucked up my pride and...

Learning to Listen and Listening to Learn

In this toxic, politics-ridden, dare I admit it- fallen- world, we all need to learn to listen to each other.

Stop Saying it's Okay: A Lesson in Forgiveness

As St. Dionysios showed us, forgiveness does not have to come with the reassurance of saying “it’s okay.” Forgiveness is enough in itself.

This is a Manhattan Bound N Train

The next stop is the Kingdom of Heaven.

"Sit Up Straight" and Other Reminders

Has anyone ever jabbed their hand in between your shoulder blades as a not-so-subtle reminder to stand up straighter? If not, then congratulations, you probably have good posture. ...

On God and Gilmore Girls

"So, it's a show?"
"It's a lifestyle."
"It's a religion."

The Benefits of Time Travel

When I first heard about the app “Timehop,” I had really mixed feelings.   If you haven’t heard of it, it does what it sounds like: hops through time. It pools together a...