The next four years are going to be some of the best of your life. There are going to be memories made, friends that come and go, and laughter till you cry.
It is said that patience with God’s timing is key. What then is patience? In our house, patience could be defined as time spent waiting for the chocolate chip cookies to finish baking.
2016 was the most challenging year of my life, in fact the damage done in a four month study abroad trip still wreaks havoc on me, body and soul.
There is a semi-popular saying that floats around the internet and social media and it goes like this: “The Devil calls you by your Sins. Christ calls you by name.” The truth of this saying is something I often ponder when reading the story of Mary Magdalen when she goes to the tomb of Jesus.
I think I have been channeling my inner St. Peter recently. St. Peter was a very determined, almost stubborn fellow, who was quick to jump to extremes with Jesus. Most notably, St. Peter liked to speak by using a lot of “never”s.