A Catholic, baptized into the very life of Christ ( CCC 1213), is invited to discover much more about God, Holy Scriptures, the saints and the traditions of his Church than dry facts because Catholicism is, most importantly, an experiential faith. Ironically, most Christians allow fear of deception to impede growth in the Spirit and hinder […]
Author Archive: Allison Gingras
Allison Gingras, founder www.ReconciledToYou.com (RTY); and host of A Seeking Heart on BreadboxMedia.com weekdays 10 am ET. Allison is an writer and inspirational speaker. She is a contributing author in "The Catholic Mom's Prayer Companion" and the "Created to Relate" Journal and Author of the CareNote from Abbey Press entitled, "Being a Good Enough Parent". She presents the Catholic faith lived in the ordinary of everyday life through her experiences and humor.
Knowing God has a plan for my good can be of great comfort especially for people, like me, who suffer from crippling anxiety. Social media has been a godsend in many ways including renewed and new friendships as well as remarkable opportunities to evangelize. However, it also comes with a greater opportunity to discover the […]
Every Lent, I spend some time contemplating how I might devote more time to prayer, fasting, or almsgiving. These habits I work on throughout these forty days of Lent have had remarkable sticking power in the past. Even though I pray every day and often, I wondered if learning more about prayer would help me […]
The Lord is my shepherd; there is nothing I lack. (Psalm 23:1) What could a shepherd possibly provide me that would leave me lacking of nothing? Though familiar with this famous psalm, it was not until recently that I started to recognize it as a lesson in trust, which is something I seriously struggle to […]