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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To College Students

College is thought of fondly. Crisp crunchy oak leaves in a lush courtyard surrounded by beautiful brick buildings with hints of Greco-Roman architecture, bookstores with stacks of dusty books and roaming cats, coffee shops with free-thinking baristas wearing stained aprons. That's why I was confused when I found myself huddled on my dorm loft bawling …

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