Today, I found myself sick-of-heart and despondent. I sat and I prayed myself in circles, confused spirals of embattled pleas, caught between my own heart’s desires and a yearning for God’s will. I crave truth and enlightenment, but also fear it in that lies can be so sweet and comforting, and I’m not sure I’m […]

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One Baptism

I was baptized in the name of the Father, Son and Holy Spirit in a Baptist church when I was eight years old. I grew up there. My parents were married there. I have served there. I know many amazing, godly people there who have played an important role in my personal and spiritual formation, […]

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The First Adoration

I was in high school at the time, and very much on fire for God. I was passionately devoted, but I’ve always had a touch of melancholy. I still do, and from time to time, depression swallows me up. It was a time like this when a good friend – a good Catholic friend of […]

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