The easiest and hardest word to say to God

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 […]

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To the movement that showed me belonging – Thank you.

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 […]

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Bring your (Sunday) best to God

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, […]

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Prayer intentions for this new school year

As a new school year begins and the seasons of life transition from one to the next, a lot of changes are brought about in my own life and the lives of those around me. Below are some prayer intentions that I will be praying for, as well as prayer intentions that I hope you […]

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Dear God, here are 3 reasons why I can’t surrender to you.

I think I have trust issues. As much as I openly joke about how transit in Vancouver has broken my trust time and time again, I do believe that over time I have developed a sense of mistrust, especially where my faith is concerned. I left off my last post with an invitation to look […]

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My God, why have you forsaken me?

If you have never reflected on your life – your WHOLE life – before, I invite you to give it a try. In our lives, we remember certain key moments and events that are worth remembering. Whether good or bad, there are some parts of our lives that are seared into our memories forever. These […]

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How to appreciate past sufferings

If you asked me 4 years ago how I felt about getting broken up with on a train ride across Canada after what was one of the best summers of my life, I probably would have had a lot of choice words to say about the situation, the person in question, and the role that […]

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