What fosters a powerful and fruitful prayer life? How can we start to pray for the first time–or develop a deeper relationship with Our Lord? We all experience difficulty in prayer at times, so I wanted to share with you my reflections on how we can pray well.
My Testimony Part 1: Our Heavenly Mother and Father
God has used may moments in my life to draw me into an ever deeper relationship with Him. It’s mind-blowing to look back at these experiences and see how God can reveal Himself to us personally as Father, Son, and Holy Spirit—how He can lead us to Him through His mother and as our Father, Lover, and Living Spirit.
7 Steps to Make Prayer a Priority
A daily prayer life is essential to developing a relationship with God, and it is the foundation upon which all other virtues stand. Through prayer, we learn to put God first and to always rely on Him. Here are 7 tips to make prayer a daily priority…
A Breaking Open: Images from Prayer
During my last holy hour of the week (an hour of prayer before Christ in the Eucharist), I sat in silence and asked the Lord to show me one word, thought, or image that He wanted me to focus on. After a moment of closing my eyes and clearing my mind, I got what I asked for.
Unity in the Eucharist
As a Catholic, the Eucharist is very dear to my heart, and it saddens me that other Christians don’t get to experience this incredible mystery. It is such an incredible gift. God gives Himself to us in a very beautiful and intimate way—literally gives Himself to us, body and blood. Personally, I am very much…
God Loves You—Talk with Him!
In case you haven’t yet heard this yet, or need a reminder: Jesus loves you. Always, no matter what, without limitation. He’s real, and He’s always waiting for you to let Him into your life. He died on the cross–endured so much suffering–to pay our debt and to allow us to come home, and He…
A Prayer of Peace and Trust
One day as I was sitting in Adoration before the blessed Eucharist, trying to let go of my anxieties about the day, God put this prayer in my heart. I can turn back to this to remind me to trust Him, to focus on loving and following Him and to let Him take care of…