Book Review: Mary

Mary was written by a former Fundamentalist, Tim Staples. In this booklet, Staples provides “biblical evidence for Marian doctrine and devotion, answers common objections to Catholic teachings, and guidance on how to imitate Christ – which we should do in all things – by loving and honoring his mother.” This is an excellent defense of …

Book Review: Miracles

Miracles by Karlo Broussard “unpacks the nature of miracles, examines their appearances in Scripture and history, explains how the Church evaluates them and offers ways to answer doubters who say they’re mere superstition.” This is another book from the 20 Answers Challenge from Catholic Answers. I know I’ve said this for pretty much every book I’ve …

Is Hitler in Hell?

While I was reading Erwin Lutzer’s book, Hitler’s Cross, a line stood out to me. It basically said that Hitler is fully aware of the torment he is currently experiencing. As I was talking to Ben about it, I said something that may surprise people: “you can’t assume Hitler is in Hell.” I know this …

Book Review: Women Who Move Mountains

I feel like my prayer life is constantly in need of improvement, so I was excited when I got the opportunity to review Women Who Move Mountains: Praying with Confidence, Boldness and Grace by Sue Detweiler for the Bethany Bloggers Program (they give me the book in exchange for an honest review). This book had …

Book Review: The Eucharist

The Eucharist by Trent Horn “lays out the biblical evidence for Christ’s Real Presence, explains how the Church understands and administers the sacrament of Holy Communion, and helps you deepen your own appreciation for this most precious sign of CHrist’s enduring presence in the world.” This is another book from the 20 Answers Challenge from …

Book Review: The Sacraments

The Sacraments by Fr. Mike Driscoll “explains the mysteries of these powerful gifts from God, defends the Catholic understanding and administration of them, and shows how to receive them with the disposition needed to make the most of their effects. Overall, this booklet was a good collection of information regarding the Sacraments and explaining them …

The Gratitude Project 2: Sympathetic Spoonies

This week for The Gratitude Project, I am thanking God for friends who understand what it is like to have a chronic illness. Jesus understands, but He also blessed me with other people. I know Jesus understand my suffering better than anyone else. I know I can bring these struggles to God and He will …