Desiring Heaven



How to Survive College

This isn't a post on how to graduate because I don't know, haven't done that yet. 😉 I'm sad to say I don't have the key to perfect educational success, but I have discovered how to survive college in the here and now. How do I handle it all? During my first year of college, I did some experiments and discovered what helps me to be less stressed, keep my goals and priorities in check, and in the end have a happier, more productive, and peaceful life. And those things are...

Recognizing the Heart of Christ

Once when I was at a party, a group of people arrived. I couldn't make out who they all were because they were too far away, but very quickly I recognized my friend by how she was walking and what she could of been wearing. I know weird right, but it happened. 😉 I was thinking about this the other day and how well I know my family and some of my friends because of how much time I've spent with them. We long to spend time with the people we care the most about, and it is through this time spent together that we come to know each other more and deepen our relationship. Yet how much time do I spend with the one whom I say I love the most, Jesus Christ? ...

What Do You Choose? Joy?

My first attempt to write this post was a completely scrapped and thrown away. I didn't feel worthy or knowledgeable enough to talk on this topic because I definitely do not have it perfected. However, the other day when I had a failing experience, I realized through prayer that I can still share what I've learned through my continual struggles so that maybe you can learn too. And what I have learned is how to...

The Hidden Work of Our Valiant Priests

Being a priest in the Catholic Church seems like a pretty easy job right?  They only have to say Mass on Saturday and Sunday and say Confession for an hour before Mass.  Doesn't sound that hard and strenuous.  Okay, if... Continue Reading →

Why go to Mass?

Getting up for church on a Sunday morning is hard.  Often I would way rather be sleeping than trying to be ready in less than an hour and cheerful at church when I'm still trying to get over my morning... Continue Reading →

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