Hey Blog Readers! It’s Ellie and I’m soooo excited to be back blogging this year talking about the undergrad experience, now from the eyes of a sophomore (which, have you know it… means wise fool… which I might have to write about at a later date). These first few weeks of getting settled in and starting classes have been a whirlwind, but I’ve been so so so blessed with encouraging mentors, challenging and enlivening professors, a RA who basically rocks my socks, and my roommates who, honestly, I almost get choked up about how blessed I feel to have them as the people I share life and a home with for this year. So I made a little video to just show a little bit of my life right now. Sooooo here it goes!
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We venture forward, some of us limp timidly and some of us brandish our swords and some of us starve to make a point. Some of us have a way with words, some with numbers, some with music notes. This world isn’t all about me, it is about us as the extension of His creation. St. Irenaeus said that, “Man fully alive is the Glory of God”. My hope would be that I would encounter each kind of kindness and that my life may be fully lived in order to glorify the God of the universe. My hope would be that each breath, each choice, each change, each transition, each decision, each word I part take with would be engaging in the promise of a life more alive in Christ, would be in a way part-taking in the embodiment of Christ’s compassion, sacrifice, and most of all His love for me engrafted into my life, or rather, I should say, I become a branch engrafted into Him, bearing much fruit and living fully for His fully deserving glorification. When I refuse the lies, and embrace the Truth, and dare to believe in myself, I am living a eucharistic life.
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