When God didn’t give me what I wanted, I wondered where He was. But when I felt like He didn’t care, He surprised me with something extraordinary.Read More
I thought that following Jesus would rid me of my wounds. This weekend, I was challenged to look at my wounds in a different way.Read More
“Why did you doubt, when you know that I can help you through everything?”Read More
St. Francis Xavier’s right forearm came to visit Vancouver from January 23-25. This is what he shared with me.Read More
I filled the void of feeling unloved with a number of extracurriculars, trying to win people’s approval. But despite my sense of accomplishment, my heart still felt empty. I felt as if my life had no purpose.Read More
With Christmas just days away, we have prepared our hearts and minds for the coming of Jesus into the world, to set into motion God’s grand plan for our salvation. Of course, Jesus is the main star for the event. But for now, I want to focus on someone who has just as much of an impact: Mary, our mother.Read More
The story of Jesus visiting the home of Mary and Martha is an iconic one for me.
As a child hearing this story, I liked how straightforward it was. Its simplicity of characters made it incredibly easy to understand and easy to relate to.
The message in itself was simple: Be like Mary. Choose what is better.
It is only now in my adult life that I realize that actually, it’s not that simple. Being like Mary and not being like Martha is actually quite difficult.Read More
Do you ever just ask why? Why is this happening to me? Why is this happening now? Why do bad things happen to me? Why can’t I be happy? Why is my life the way that it is? Just why? I asked myself those questions a lot. More accurately, I asked God those questions a lot. In those […]Read More
Above all else, I think that a sense of belonging and feeling loved is the one thing that we all crave as humans. We yearn to belong, to be accepted, and to be taken as we are. We look for people to support us and help us grow into better people every single day. I […]Read More
I felt all eyes on me as I walked gingerly down the aisle. I quickly slid into a pew, anxious to have Mass done and over with. Usually I prided myself on looking somewhat decent when I went to mass. But here I was on vacation. I had no proper mass clothing in my luggage, […]Read More