The Holy Spirit is Wow

Life update: the Holy Spirit man, he moves swiftly, powerfully, and clearly... Me on the other hand... a little slow on the uptake... which is why you haven't heard from me in awhile! Here's what's been going on with our family in the last few months... The Ongoing Job Search Ever since we moved to... Continue Reading →

The Scripture Verse that Follows Me Everywhere

Over the last 11 years, Jeremiah 29:11 always shows up right before big moments in my life — moments like when I decided to change my major to study Theology and before my interview for a teaching position in Knoxville that I really wanted. I think it even showed up around the time of my wedding! It resurfaced again this morning.

That Time St. Lucy Had My Back…

The year was 2011. I was a senior in college finishing up my final fall semester. I had just completed the first of my finals and stood up to turn in my exam when all the blood rushed to my head and I lost my vision for a second. Normally, that wouldn't have been a big deal... this happens to everyone after long periods of sitting. But what caught my attention was that I only "went black" in one eye.

Desi Sees a Ghost

Did you know the Church believes that the veil separating earth from Purgatory becomes thinner and ghosts can be more readily seen at this time of year? I did... which is why it made total sense to me that my nephew claimed he saw a ghost yesterday,

Saved by the Angel

It’s been two years since we moved out-of-state; that means it’s been two years since I’ve been in the classroom. I definitely miss the students. I miss their humor, their questions, their wonder… and I miss our conversations -- especially conversations about their own faith experiences. This past summer, “J” and I reconnected over social... Continue Reading →

Meeting St. Gianna

On the feast of St. Gianna, I wanted to share a part of my ongoing conversion story and faith experiences. Almost ten years ago, I had an unexpected encounter with this selfless saint.

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