Life update

*awkwardly pokes head around wall and waves sheepishly* Hai guys. Remember when I changed the look of this blog and was super excited to keep writing with a tighter focus? A little thing called life happened after I last posted in June and it's been happening ever since. Blogging had to take a backseat for …

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33 Days to Merciful Love, by Fr. Michael Gaitley

Hey, look! Another book recommendation, finally! One of my favorite spiritual authors as of late has been Fr. Michael Gaitley. A Marian Father of the Immaculate Conception, Gaitley has become well-known in the last few years for his books that turn intimidating spiritual devotions into highly accessible and applicable practices. His most popular work of …

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What I’ve learned from spiritual darkness and dryness

Awhile back I wrote extensively on a long period of spiritual darkness that I went through for a few years. This past Advent I wrote a reflection borne from another darkness. The crushing interior sense of God's absence, the difficulty praying and going to Mass, the fear that your relationship with God isn't what you …

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