When Instagram Ruins Your Day

When Instagram Ruins Your Day

It happened again this week. That pit in the stomach, that flush of the face, that feeling of shame and discontentment, right in the midst of a particularly beautiful day in my own life. And it had been a lovely day. The warm summer sun stretched into the cool breeze...

George Wants You to Celebrate (GIVEAWAY)

July has been a wonderfully chaotic month. We’ve had so much to celebrate and have had so much fun. If you’ve been a reader of the Heights for a while, then you know well that our family has a special devotion to Bl. Pier Giorgio Frassati. He’s the...

An Interview with Connor Flanagan

Hey hey Heights readers! As you know, I’m a sucker for the arts. I love good music, dance, art, literature, and anything that shines forth truth and beauty. During my college years (I feel like that makes me sound old …), I had the privilege of meeting...

5 Reasons to Watch the Catholic Conference for Moms

Diapers. Laundry. Breakfast. Snack. Lunch. Snack. Dinner. Snack. Baths. Bedtime stories. Monster patrol. Boo-boo kisser. Book reading. Laundry. Praying. Sleepless nights of worry. More praying. Hand holding. Toilet scrubbing. Hand sanitizing. Providing. Mending....

The Ick-Factor of Forgiveness

Last week, I taught one of my favorite lessons during a small group gathering at church. It was all about forgiveness, in particular, God’s forgiveness of us. We talked all about God’s love and mercy. I stressed His unrelenting forgiveness even in the...

Your Builders Outstrip Your Destroyers

“But Zion said, “The Lord has forsaken me, my Lord has forgotten me.”  “Can a woman forget her sucking child, that she should have no compassion on the son of her womb? Even these may forget, yet I will not forget you. Behold, I have graven you on the palms of...