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At the Name of Jesus

As any of my friends can attest, I often have really insane and vivid dreams. And I have a real knack for remembering them too. The other night, I had one I’d like to share with you.

The Eucharistic Heart of Jesus

Can you imagine Jesus in all of His glory, coming down to us during mass? Shining with light and trumpets blaring in this massive and impressive moment. What would we do? Probably run. Or hide under the pews. This is… Continue Reading →

Mo’ Betta’

In high school, I had a track coach named Coach Brockman. Almost every day before our workouts, he would come into the field house saying, “Let’s get mo’ betta’ today!” Not only was he an extraordinary track coach, but he… Continue Reading →

Longboarding, Vince Lombardi, and a Confessional

Growing up, I had this plaque that had Vince Lombardi’s quote saying “It’s not whether you get knocked down, it’s whether you get back up.” I remember receiving that gift and really being hit hard by it.

Easter, Shawshank Style

Christians have traditionally called themselves an “Easter people” …but what does it mean to be an Easter people when “Easter” means “back to normal”?

When Everything Is Awful

No matter how many good days you have, how many wonderful friends are in your life, how great your relationship with God is going, how perfect your job is, there will be days when it feels as if everything is… Continue Reading →

Love or Ego

I want you to take a second and ask yourself: Are my actions of love inspired by Christ? Sometimes we are motivated to do actions of love and sacrifice because we want others to perceive us as someone who is selfless… Continue Reading →

Embracing the Underdog

Quick, think about your favorite movie. Think. Think. Got it? Let me guess, the protagonist is an underdog seeking redemption of some sort. After looking at the top 250 movies of all times listed by IMDB, a common theme presents… Continue Reading →

Ça Va Aller (It Will Be Fine)

From June to November 2013 I lived in Burkina Faso, a small West African country nestled between Mali, Niger, Ivory Coast, and Ghana. It’s a very tiny country, the size of Colorado. It’s landlocked and as a result of that,… Continue Reading →

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