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Author Archive: Alyssa Morrisroe

Alyssa Morrisroe is blessed to be a wife and mother with the most incredible family, including animals that are occasionally challenges. She has spent nearly two decades as an investment banker focused on the aerospace and defense industry. She is a lifelong Catholic, and is consistently amazed at the spiritual mysteries that continue to unfold in study and in life.

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Moral Relativism vs. Reasonable Judgement

June 16, AD2018 0 Comments
Moral Relativism vs. Reasonable Judgement

I grew up in a Catholic family and attended Catholic school through high school.  One of the many teachings involved in this upbringing was the aphorism my Mom frequently cited –  “Never judge another until you’ve walked a mile in his moccasins.”  I took this to mean that we should not sit in judgment of […]

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The Experience of Pain and the Gift of Growth

May 11, AD2018 3 Comments
The Experience of Pain and the Gift of Growth

I sat down intending to write about joy.  It’s one of my favorite topics, and I’m rather fond of the emotion itself.  I’ll choose it any time, any day over so many other emotions, and make a practice of doing so regularly.  In thinking about the source of joy, though, I keep returning to the […]

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Good Intentions/ Dangerous Intentions

April 12, AD2018 0 Comments
Good Intentions/ Dangerous Intentions

When was the last time you set out to do something with bad intent?  It has probably been quite some time, if ever.  Very few of us actually set out consciously to do wrong.  My greatest sins – both in terms of magnitude and volume – have been committed without the intent to do any […]

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Learning Wisdom From The Simplicity of Children

March 21, AD2018 0 Comments
Learning Wisdom From The Simplicity of Children

Our Catholic faith allows us to benefit from incredible resources in terms of literature and spiritual thought – on the Bible, on the liturgy, on prayer, and on countless other topics.  I try to read anything and everything I can – with varying degrees of comprehension.  There is an occasional temptation in reading the Bible […]

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