Faithful Not Successful

The girl in the bubble

Lately, a troubling situation has been occurring with some regularity. Many of my friends, enduring trials and suffering ...
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On miracles, reprise

Hours after my last post, which amounted to basically a temper tantrum about how hard and meaningless it ...
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On miracles

"How's your prayer life?" This question was posed to me four separate times within the space of three ...
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The sweetest suffering

I write this today from Oscar's bedside. He spent the night vomiting. For a child on a ketogenic ...
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Comparison is the thief of joy

"How is Oscar doing?" is always such a complicated question to answer. It requires that I gauge the ...
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Better than we know ourselves

A while ago, I went through a phase of devouring those short, popular books on Christianity making the ...
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The beard and the veil

Over the Christmas vacation, my dearest friends from college dropped in for a visit with their family. It ...
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The faith of a child

“Mama, is Oscar still sick?” my five year old casually asks one day. We are in the middle ...
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The storm before the calm

[aka the first post] I am not sure what the heck this is supposed to be. The tagline I ...
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Christy Wilkens

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I’m a Catholic wife, mother of six, and writer who wrestles with the problem of pain. What does faith look like in times of adversity and struggle? I’m so glad to have you here, joining the conversation. Learn more about me 🠖

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