I loved Jessika Santulli’s post about wanting to be seen, really seen as a person. It highlighted that one of the impacts of my learning Theology of the Body is getting better at seeing others as persons. What does that mean? I know it sounds silly, because like most of us I’ve always understood that […]
They look but do not see
“I want to keep seeing you,” he told me, as he met my gaze without blinking. My heart fluttered as I inwardly rejoiced. This man had been discerning whether he wanted to officially ask me out for months now, with no commitment. This statement told me that he had made his choice. “So do you […]
Unless we become like children
My first grade class at St. Therese Catholic School in Denver, Colorado, is made up predominantly of immigrant children, many of whom are learning English as a second, third or even fourth language. Families are poor and often broken. The school is humble and resources are limited. We’re a small but tight-knit community and, much […]
Please pray with us, for us!
The Embodied team has spent months working to build a solid groundwork for a successful launch and growth. And we do have a bold vision! We will only succeed with the Lord’s blessing. He has already done amazing things to help our efforts, and we now ask you to join us confidently in prayer for the funds needed to successfully launch! Novena starting May 1 My concentrated efforts to establish this […]
The power of witness
Embodied will not be an intellectual publication exploring the various themes and plumbing the philosophical depths of the Theology of the Body (TOB). There could be a need for that, but this girl is not the one to do it! Instead, Embodied will follow the lead of St. John Paul II by evangelizing through witness. […]
Here’s a great idea: Launch a new print magazine!
Believe me, I’ve questioned myself untold times in the last few years when I’ve felt God leading me toward launching a magazine based on St. John Paul II’s Theology of the Body. Amidst this time of the “print is dying” narrative, it’s certainly a venture that needs to be questioned. But even in the face […]