You taught me the courage of stars

It has been almost an ENTIRE YEAR since my last post on this blog. Wow. The past few months have been incredibly…intense? Just, a lot has happened and I don’t know if I want to talk about all of it. It’ll probably come up in future posts. But anyways. It’s my senior year at university…

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As a Protestant at a Catholic University

Sometimes I ask myself, “How on earth did I go from dreaming about attending Patrick Henry College to this? University of Dallas, the Catholic School for Independent Thinkers??” This thought initially unsettles me. I find myself asking God, “Why here, Lord? What is your plan? Where are you leading me?” I mean, Patrick Henry College…

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Answers

For one of my last assignments of high school, I was commissioned to write a short story based on a work of literature this year. I chose to base my work of fiction on the theme and premise of St. Augustine’s Confessions (my favorite Christian treatise, by the way!) Answers: by Rebecca W. He hurried…

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freedom OF religion or freedom FROM religion? That is the question.

Followers, I’d appreciate your thoughts! This is a small essay I wrote for school! Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for…

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Subtlety

There is no sweeter innocence than our gentle sin  In the madness and soil of that sad earthly scene Only then I am human Only then I am clean  “Take me to Church” by Hozier (Grammy’s selected Song of 2014) It’s catchy, clever, and provocative. Today, secular music has managed to capture the full attention…

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