O God, my Lord Jesus Christ, you came down from your great, heavenly state and humbled yourself to come into our human estate. Give to me, O God, great humility that I may be ready to receive you. Help me to empty my mind and heart of all vain and worldly thoughts. hopes, and fears so that you may … [Read more...] about Sacred Heart of Jesus
Theologian Paul Tillich described art as the mirror of our predicament. Writing in 1959, he described the rapidly changing depictions of man that were emerging with each decade as a reflection of an identity crisis within man himself. Humanity is not something we simply have but must fight for anew … [Read more...] about The permanence of God’s beauty
This evening, I was planning what I wanted my schedule to look like for my senior year of high school. In terms of classes, I was hoping for six out of seven AP classes in addition to tons of extracurricular activities and projects. I calculated what my GPA would be and compared that to what my … [Read more...] about Only where God leads
Jesus, I feel like there's been so much, but when I've finally come to you I have nothing to say. But maybe that's a good thing. The other day, after Keelan's college graduation, I was waiting around Davidson for her to be ready to leave and took a walk in the woods. I sat in prayer and just … [Read more...] about I just listened.
It has been long since I have heard the voice of Jesus. Today I was overwhelmed with stress and my seemingly endless responsibilities. I talked to my mom on the phone and she told me to rest in God's providence. However, it was not so much resting on God's providence as hearing her cheerful voice … [Read more...] about Come to me when you are weak
Abakanowicz writes, “To make something more durable than myself would add to the imperishable rubbish heaps of human ambitions.” She wants what she creates to share her mortality. She asks, “How to give vent to this innate defeat of life other than by turning a lasting thought into a perishable … [Read more...] about Ashes Like Bread