Magic Kingdom vs. The Kingdom of Heaven: Cinderella

In this article series about the saints, I discuss each of the Disney princesses and their saintly, even more impressive counterparts. It’s practically a right of girlhood to love a good princess story, but it’s also important for little ones and grown-ups alike to know that these real-life women made it to God’s heavenly kingdom. […]

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My Top 10 Books of 2020

I think most of us can agree that 2020 has been the weirdest year of our lives, and while there have been so many challenges, quarantine has given me the opportunity to read a lot of great books! Here are my Top 10 for the weirdest year on record: Mr. Dickens and His Carol, by […]

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Anna Karenina, by Leo Tolstoy: A Book Review

Happy families are all alike; every unhappy family is unhappy in it’s own way. – Anna Karenina, Part I, Ch. I So begins Tolstoy’s 800-page saga on life, love, and the complexity of the human person. Anna Karenina has long been given the auspicious title of “the greatest novel of all time,” and after spending […]

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Feelin’ Alive at 25!

Just a little photographic celebration of the fact that I am now a quarter of a century old! God has blessed me so deeply, and given me so many wonderful gifts over the past year, and I can’t wait to see what he has in store for my 25th year! “You can, you will, be […]

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A Reflection on Sunflowers

“I find comfort in contemplating the sunflowers.” Vincent Van Gogh Sunflowers are one of my favorite flowers. I’ve loved them ever since I was small. As they towered above me, cheerfully standing guard by the front porch, I was mesmerized by their yellow petals, tall stalks and large leaves. My mom and I would watch […]

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