May 8, 2019

“You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation.”

When Plato said this, he captured one of the profound truths of human nature:  

When we are relaxed, we reveal who we truly are.

We all have friends with whom we feel completely at e...

March 5, 2019

It happened again; the year that seemed new a short while ago is no longer new! It's hard to believe that one-sixth of a brand new year is already over. Only two months ago we were still celebrating the New Year and laying out our new set of resolutions.

Ouch...right......

February 20, 2019

“Receive. Recognize. Respond.”

Being Catholic in the modern world is certainly a challenge. We are reminded on a regular basis, whether in sermons or by what we see in the checkout line at the grocery store, that we are in a battle against the corruption being peddled a...

December 21, 2018

“Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else's life.” - Steve Jobs

“Your self-worth is determined by you. You don’t have to depend on someone telling you who you are.” - Beyoncé

The list of inspirational quotes goes on and on with the same underlying mess...

December 14, 2018

Have you ever been to the gym and the next day you’re super sore? Or the day after a long sports event when you forgot to stretch, and you’re just in pain?

We all have, because the body gets stiff when it isn’t stretched. In fact, some people argue that we should stret...

December 5, 2018

We are born into a world filled with mystery. We spend our earliest days discovering new things, becoming fascinated with everything into which we come in contact, figuring out the world into which we were born.

But as years go by and childhood gives way to teenage yea...

December 3, 2018

It always surprised me that people thought Catholics were so weird. I’ve always been Catholic and I never thought I was weird. Moreover, I was pretty sure that my non-Catholic friends didn’t think I was weird, or I’m sure they would’ve made it known. Yet there it was,...

November 20, 2018

We ask each other a lot of questions throughout the course of a day, many of them in an effort to better connect with each other. By far, one of the most frequently asked questions must be “What are you watching?”. Twenty years ago it was “What are you reading?”. I thi...

October 22, 2018

Recently, I joined the ranks of woo-woo, minimalist hipsters everywhere, and read The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up, by Marie Kondo. I decided to read this book that I had so often mocked, because a) it’s helpful to occasionally know something about what you are mo...

October 17, 2018

Some things are just undeniable. For instance, Netflix is an amazing service that has brought to our screens some of the greatest TV shows ever produced and given us a chance to see some of the most critically-acclaimed films. However, in a human world there is no such...

October 15, 2018

It's midnight and I walk into the kitchen to get myself a glass of water before I go to bed. Suddenly my eyes light up. A package of Oreos is sitting on the counter just calling out to be eaten.

Nope I won't do it. I know I'm not supposed to have sugar before bed. But o...

September 28, 2018

Growing up a teenage girl is a common subject in conversations, movies, books and songs. Although this may be an entertaining topic, it is a serious matter, especially to me, a teen girl in 2018. A girl’s teen years make her into the woman she is going to be, which is...

September 26, 2018

Editor’s Note: This article has been modified from its original version to more clearly reflect the intent of the author.

Each stage in life is filled with its own set of struggles, and the time between high school graduation and marriage (or a religious vocation) is ce...

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