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Laura

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2014-01-10

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Thoughts by a Catholic who is inspired by music and beauty in the world.

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  • We Adore YouMy soul proclaims the greatness of the Lord My spirit rejoices in God my Savior I can think of no better words to describe being in the presence of God -the freedom,the love,the lack of tension,the calm.Basking in the light that illuminates the...
  • The High Point of LifeWhat would you say the high point of your life has been? Maybe it's your wedding day, or the birth of a child. Or maybe winning an award or promotion you worked hard for. Before you keep reading, take a moment to think about it and keep that event in...
  • The Right Kind of Busy
    on Mar 29, 2014 in freedom inspiration Lent purpose
    Ask anyone nowadays how things are going, and more often than not you'll get an answer the boils down to one word: busy.Our society today moves at a faster pace than ever before, and we feel it. We talk about it, commiserate about it, and justify our...
  • Discipline and Basketball
    on Mar 13, 2014 in Lent perseverance
    I've watched my share of Duke basketball over the years, and as we enter March Madness, I've been comparing faith and basketball. There are many similarities swirling in my head; the one I'd like to focus on today is discipline.I have so much resp...
  • "Empty Me"
    on Mar 5, 2014 in beauty inspiration Lent music purpose
    As we begin the beautiful season of Lent, I found a song that encapsulates the sentiment of the next 40 days. It gets back to the heart of why we give up things, reach out to others, break our habits, and push ourselves to live more simply and with m...
  • Dreaming vs. Living
    on Mar 1, 2014 in disappointment friends Lent
    My imagination gets me in trouble. Don't get me wrong - imagination can be a really great thing. It's good for visualizing scenarios and preparing for presentations, difficult conversations, and dance performances. I also love envisioning stories fro...
  • 1st Blogiversary!
    on Feb 23, 2014 in friends purpose small steps
    Today marks one full year of my blog - woo hoo! To commemorate my small victory, I wanted to take some time to reflect on what I've learned through blogging my faith.Blogging is hard work! You read these eloquently-worded posts that seem effortless,...
  • 10 Ideas for Your Lenten Journey
    on Feb 17, 2014 in Easter Lent
    With Ash Wednesday a mere two weeks away, I'm looking for a good Lenten sacrifice or devotion to deepen my faith - something that speaks to where I am in my spiritual journey. I love that we have a season to reflect on humbling and improving ourselve...
  • Single, and Loving ItHappy St. Valentine's Day!I'll be single this Valentine's Day, and for the first time, I'm genuinely happy about it. No, it was not my plan to be on my own 5 years after graduating college. In the life I designed for myself, I was married with a kid...
  • Single, and Loving ItHappy St. Valentine's Day!I'll be single this Valentine's Day, and for the first time, I'm genuinely happy about it. No, it was not my plan to be on my own 5 years after graduating college. In the life I designed for myself, I was married with a kid...
  • "If We are the Body"
    on Feb 10, 2014 in community love music prayer
    If we are the body,Why aren't His arms reaching?Why aren't His hands healing?Why aren't His words teaching?Jesus, help us to be You to the world. Help us to show others Your love through our actions, pouring out unconditional acceptance and offering...
  • "If We are the Body"
    on Feb 10, 2014 in community love music prayer
    If we are the body,Why aren't His arms reaching?Why aren't His hands healing?Why aren't His words teaching?Jesus, help us to be You to the world. Help us to show others Your love through our actions, pouring out unconditional acceptance and offering...
  • Living by Law or by Love
    on Feb 5, 2014 in Church teaching love Pope Francis
    Pope Francis troubles me, but in a way that challenges and grows me.My personality is more like Pope Benedict XVI's style - I want to lay down the law and stick to it, no matter who challenges it or breaks it. I want a set of rules to live by, knowin...
  • Living by Law or by Love
    on Feb 5, 2014 in Church teaching love Pope Francis
    Pope Francis troubles me, but in a way that challenges and grows me.My personality is more like Pope Benedict XVI's style - I want to lay down the law and stick to it, no matter who challenges it or breaks it. I want a set of rules to live by, knowin...
  • Candlemas and Nerdiness
    on Feb 2, 2014 in Christmas engineering family light mass
    Ha! In my apartment, you'd never know that today was Super Bowl Sunday. You WOULD know that we're a little nerdy around here...Did I mention that I live with my brother? And did I mention that we're both engineers?While I took ornaments and lights of...
  • Candlemas and Nerdiness
    on Feb 2, 2014 in Christmas engineering family light mass
    Ha! In my apartment, you'd never know that today was Super Bowl Sunday. You WOULD know that we're a little nerdy around here...Did I mention that I live with my brother? And did I mention that we're both engineers?While I took ornaments and lights of...
  • Date Night with St. ThereseI promised St. Therese that tonight would be our catch-up night. I've almost finished her book, The Story of a Soul, but I haven't made progress in the past two weeks. I keep getting pulled away to do other things, so the book has been sitting all al...
  • Date Night with St. ThereseI promised St. Therese that tonight would be our catch-up night. I've almost finished her book, The Story of a Soul, but I haven't made progress in the past two weeks. I keep getting pulled away to do other things, so the book has been sitting all al...
  • Who Can I Love Today?
    on Jan 30, 2014 in community love perseverance prayer
    Driving to work this morning, I got this idea...I really like the "Random Acts of Kindness" stories that float around (see this blogger's post for a good cry), but I wanted to incorporate it into daily life instead. So I decided to create a game. I'm...
  • Who Can I Love Today?
    on Jan 30, 2014 in community love perseverance prayer
    Driving to work this morning, I got this idea...I really like the "Random Acts of Kindness" stories that float around (see this blogger's post for a good cry), but I wanted to incorporate it into daily life instead. So I decided to create a game. I'm...
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