Inspired Angela

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Inspirational reminders: You are beautiful.

Yesterday, I was gifted with a link to this video: (If you can’t see the video, click here.) Comparison is the thief of joy. – Theodore Roosevelt

January 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

Art and Vulnerability: Why I abandoned them, and how God is leading me back

This morning, I found inspiration in Greg Willits’ new blog post, “Blocked: Why I Gave Up on Artistic Endeavors and What’s Bringing Me Back“. Well, inspiration and also the urge … Continue reading

January 12, 2014 · 14 Comments

My Visit to the Jordan River

Originally posted on The Pilgrim Log:
This Sunday, we heard about Jesus’ baptism in the Jordan River. I want to share with you a reflection that I wrote over two…

January 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

3 Tips for a Better Prayer Life + Hear Pope Francis’ Voicemail + Take HEART!

Is one of your New Year’s Resolutions to pray more / better? (Or mo’ betta?) That’s nice. I don’t make any formal resolutions – probably because of a deep-seated fear … Continue reading

January 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

A Catholic Wedding That’ll Leave You Inspired

One week later, I’m still inspired by a wedding I attended last Friday. Their engagement was supposed to last six months, but some serious obstacles set them back. After six … Continue reading

December 27, 2013 · 1 Comment

A Few Books that Changed My Life

My new friend Billy Kangas recently asked, “What’s the best book you’ve ever read?” Since that question is WAY unfair for me (a bookworm kid and B.A. in English/CommArts) to … Continue reading

December 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

30 Ways to Nurture your ‘Advent Spirit’

1. Wear purple (except during Gaudete Sunday…that’s rose). 2. Use violent violet (thanks for the catch, Theresa!)¬†/ rose-colored items in your home and/or office — Home: towels, placemats, tablecloths, vases, … Continue reading

December 6, 2013 · 8 Comments

Jubilee in Bethlehem: Catholic University Fosters Peace

Education, dialogue and prayer. In my estimation, these are the most powerful tools we can use to achieve peace in the face of discrimination, violence, hunger, and the host of … Continue reading

December 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

The 4-Minute Long Video Ad that Captured My Attention

“WHY BRING A CHILD INTO THIS WORLD?” asked a YouTube video ad. I had the option to “Skip this ad” after a few seconds. But I was so curious, so … Continue reading

November 26, 2013 · 1 Comment

Please: Quit Telling Me I ‘Need More Faith to be Healed’

The title of this blog post is a somewhat grumpy way of expressing my thoughts.¬†Today’s Gospel story of the blind man’s healing brought up a touchy subject for me. As … Continue reading

November 18, 2013 · 13 Comments

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