Showing up, letting go, and embracing courage.

It's hard to imagine my life will be completely different a month from now. I may not have everything figured out, but I don't need to. Life is still happening at its pace and I simply want to enjoy it. 


Why every twenty-something should travel to a new city alone

They say travel is about "getting lost and finding yourself." The truth is, finding yourself is an ongoing journey. It takes trial and error, rejection, and plenty of mistakes that will occur along the way--but it also takes courage, strength, and willingness to persevere. It takes work and being open: openness to experiences good and bad, and to getting "lost" on occasion. But above all things, it takes courage. With faith, the right mindset, network of support, and a map or general plan to guide you, you can get lost anywhere and find yourself along the way.

The Pope’s Angelus

"Faith is not a light which scatters all our darkness, but a lamp which guides our steps in the night and suffices for the journey. To those who suffer, God does not provide arguments which explain everything; rather, his response is that of an accompanying presence, a history of goodness which touches every story of …