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Alyssa is a lifelong Catholic who is passionate about serving and living single-minded for Christ. She is the eldest of 4 kids and daughter to a single mother. She loves writing and speaking (sometimes too much!) and she is determined to live as a "millennial" witness of God's love by boldly sharing the faith.
The Plan after Unplanned

The Plan after Unplanned

I was no stranger to the Planned Parenthood controversy before entering the theater. I used to listen to Lila Rose podcasts, of herRead more »

Loss and Legacy

Loss and Legacy

Through death I begin to understand what it means to honour someone else’s legacy. Oxford dictionary tells us that a legacy is “somethingRead more »


Losing Your Marble

Why are we so afraid to be ourselves? Post-secondary students, I’m looking at you. Ironic how in a place where our ambitions areRead more »

Behind the Cinder Blocks, jail, ministry, corporal works of mercy,

Behind the Cinder Blocks…

I was under the impression that I would be be praying with the inmates through a screen of some sort. Imagine the look on my face when IRead more »

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe: Abiding Together Book Study

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe: Abiding Together Book Study

I never thought that I would  be digging out that old C.S. Lewis book I read when I was in junior high out of my musty old drawers. I neverRead more »

A Visit from Upstairs,

A Visit from Upstairs

My intention for going to this congress was to escape. Burnt out by my service in my ministry, as well as frustrated with my dying faith, IRead more »

Don’t Come In Yet, It’s A Mess!

Photo by Gades Photography on Unsplash Have you ever had that moment of panic when someone shows up at your door unexpectedly? You inviteRead more »

Loving Me Through Him

image credit: Love your neighbor as yourself (Matthew 22:39) we are told.Read more »

Prayer Spotlight: Litany of Patience

Image Credit:   The Litany of Patience has been one of my  favouriteRead more »

The Rigorous Road to Confession

I remember my first face-to-face confession in 2011 so vividly. I was at a youth conference with hundreds of others, and I felt moved in myRead more »

Loved as His Daughter

Loved as His daughter

We all yearn to be noticed and loved by our fathers, especially as daughters. With our God, I think it’s easy to feel like every littleRead more »

Heart of His

Heart of His

As an eldest daughter with a single mom, I’ve invested years into killing my desire for love and validation. I’ve guarded my heart with theRead more »