How the season of Advent allows us to reclaim a meaningful Christmas.

Advent Liturgy To Reclaim Christmas Spirituality

The past few years, I have cringed my way through the month of December, mulling over the fact that the Grinch and I seemed to have more in common than I originally thought.

Why? Because I so, SO disliked Christmas. Continue reading “Advent Liturgy To Reclaim Christmas Spirituality”

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The things I'm most thankful for aren't what would make your usual list.

9 Atypical Things I’m Thankful For

Thanksgiving. The day we as a culture choose to stop and intentionally be grateful. The one day a year where it’s popular to cultivate thankfulness that would be better if already a common habit. Continue reading “9 Atypical Things I’m Thankful For”

There's no doubt that monsters exist; the only question is which one are you?

What Monster Are You?

Typing this in a living room lit only by glowing pumpkins and flickering candles, I only have to glance over my laptop screen to see my worn copy of Night of the Living Dead Christian by Matt Mikalatos sitting on the coffee table in front of me. Continue reading “What Monster Are You?”

What do you do when the familiar suddenly becomes confusing?

When Nothing Makes Sense Anymore

Every part of life can usually be traced with a transition from the simple to the complex. Continue reading “When Nothing Makes Sense Anymore”

How do you get ready for tomorrow without staking your life on it? Astronaut Chris Hadfield has answers.

Ready For The Rain, Ready For The Dream To Die

If you spent your entire life training for one magical moment, the second you see a dream come to fruition, and then suddenly that dream unraveled before your very eyes, what would happen to you? Continue reading “Ready For The Rain, Ready For The Dream To Die”