Maybe The Fairy Tales Are True

In true All Souls' Day fashion, it's a dreary, gray and cold day in Minnesota. As I was reflecting in prayer today, it all came rushing back: the tosses, turns and violent stumbles of my brother Zach's death; the quiet whispers packed with desperate, last-minute love. But it's days like All Souls' Day when this …

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Faith Is Not My Gift

“We are taught that faith is a gift, and sometimes I wonder why some have it and some do not.” – Dorothy Day, On Pilgrimage, Introduction, pp. 13 Faith has only struck me in the “feelings” sense of the word twice in my life. In the spaces between, my mind immediately went to all the …

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