The Perfectly Imperfect Life

The best kind of prayer is not what you may think

It may be hard and it may seem useless at times, but prayer is necessary for spiritual growth.

Don’t let Lent ruin your self-esteem

This isn't the season of punishment; It's 40 days to learn what true freedom really means.

A guide to dealing with people you don’t like

I still want to destroy my enemies. But now I’m trying to destroy them by turning them into friends.

Don’t be so quick to give up on tradition, as weird as it may be

The human experience is communal and traditions bring together the human family—past, present, and future.

How to stay salty, in the very best way

You can grab a protest sign and march, but you can also make a difference in the ordinary moments of your every day life.

7 counter-intuitive keys to a happy life

As the saying goes, “There is no way to happiness. Happiness is the way.” Here are 7:

Why do we grieve when a celebrity dies, if we didn’t really know them?

If an entire year is written off as 'terrible' simply because it was David Bowie's last one with us, perhaps we need to readjust our…

It’s never too late to make a change

With a new year can come regrets about the past, but now is the time to resurrect those hopes and dreams and put them into action.

How a newly ordained priest really feels

Go behind the scenes as a married man and father is ordained a Catholic priest.

4 beautiful Epiphany traditions for your family

The celebrations aren't over yet. Here are four family-friendly ways to welcome Three Kings Day.

The gift-giving I witnessed that changed my Christmas

A simple gesture on a cold and rainy morning gave me an entirely new perspective.

There are signs of hope all around us

This holiday season reminds us of who we are and what life is supposed to be about.