A New Approach to My Lenten Promise // I said it on my Instagram two weeks ago but I’m going to say it again – I am not a fan of Lent. I know so many amazing people who absolutely love it and love the fasting and the sacrifice but honestly I just always end … Continue reading A New Approach to My Lenten Promise //
Is it possible to shop ethically on a college budget? This is a question I get all the time and honestly something I’m still struggling with. It can be so hard when many of your friends go out shopping or show up with the newest trending outfit and you feel a little on the out. … Continue reading How to Shop Ethically on a College Budget
Growing up, every modesty talk I heard was always about this question. And, let me tell you – 14 year old me did not like this. I think it was this idea that made me reject modesty for so long and I know a lot of women who feel the same way. And honestly, I’ve … Continue reading Is it Really Our Job to “Protect Men” Through Modesty?
So recently I’ve discovered that I don’t know the person of Jesus very well. Seems crazy since I’ve dedicated my life to Him, but I had such a goal focused faith for so long that I think I totally missed out on really knowing the person of Jesus. Sure, I know He is good, righteous, … Continue reading A Knowledge that Drives Away Fear, Shame & Doubt
Happy Feast day of the Immaculate Conception! First off make sure you get to mass because it’s a holy day of obligation!! So, what is this feast day all about - because it isn’t about Jesus being conceived that is for sure. A lot of people question Mary’s free will in her choice in being … Continue reading Immaculate Conception – What does it Mean for Us?
I was talking to an adorable new Scottish priest the other day about pornography and just general struggles with lust (as many of you know this is something I’m incredibly passionate about learning more about) and he said something that literally blew me away: There are two people at the start of every temptation: God … Continue reading Learning to See a Faithful God
Recently, I started reading, Happy Are You Poor, by Fr. Thomas Dubay and his words have had quite an impact on my heart. In this book, Dubay makes the argument that living spiritually poor is not enough. In the Gospel, in more than one account, Jesus is adamant about teaching that we must live in … Continue reading Is Jealousy Fueling your Consumption?
As I have a massive amount of papers due this week I figured I could just pop on today to give you guys some quick and fun tips on how to rock a turtle neck this fall/winter season. I know this post is a little different in that I normally give more tips specifically directed … Continue reading 5 Ways to Rock Your Turtle Neck
I always forget how much the Lord wants to spoil us. I know that sounds silly but every time something works out or a crazy thing happens to me it’s like the first time Jesus has taken care of me in this way. And while in many ways it is a gift because I am … Continue reading SEEK and You Will Find: Learning to Trust in the Power of Prayer
Written By: Shanna Transitioning into fall brings the most unpredictable weather leaving pretty much all of us with no idea clue how to dress. It can go from 45 degrees in the morning to 60 in the afternoon leaving you with the option of bringing a blanket everywhere you go (which is how I survived … Continue reading Bringing Summer Favorites into Fall with these 5 Layering Tips