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Campus, Carleton, El Salvador, Faith, lymphocytic leukemia, orphanage, Proposal, Trust -

This summer I've experienced God in many ways, and I realized God is love through many unexpected, surprising events. First, my mother was recently diagnosed with chronic lymphocytic leukemia. I was initially frightened and scared. So, I asked for leave from work to be with her. Many family and friends have shown tremendous support and love by praying for her and my fear has turned into awe as I watch my mother calmly continue on with her life. This diagnosis has made her realize how precious and sacred life is and she truly has been spared a more serious diagnosis....

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Campus, Carleton, Faith, Featured, Life, reflection, Sean O'Keefe, Summer -

When going over in my mind how God has affected my life during this summer I struggled a bit with what I should write on. Not much has really happened this summer, but I knew football was off the table because by the time this article is posted we would only have had one practice. On the other hand God has called upon a relative of mine to enter into Heaven with him, and I felt a bit fearful writing on this subject as it could easily be a dark subject matter. After much deliberation on how I could curtail...

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Campus, Campus Life, Carleton, CCO, Faith, Featured, Home -

This summer has been all about change for me - graduating from university, moving to a new city, starting a new job, and just finding myself in a whole new environment. This was the perfect opportunity for a fresh start to my faith life. The last few months of university were certainly the most challenging months of my life. I found myself scrambling around for time to devote to my faith life and I felt trapped in a negative drama-filled environment that was just killing my faith. I was hurting deeply on the inside. It was at this moment when...

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Campus, Carleton, CCO, Culture, Faith, Featured, Life, Ottawa, Student Leadership -

I was so exhausted after coming home from work tonight that I barely had enough energy to take off my shoes, collapse on my bed and turn on a 90's radio station. The first song I heard was "Livin' on a Prayer" by Bon Jovi. The more I listened, the more I realized the song was more than a victory cheer for soon being able to pay off half the tuition fees I still owe. ("Whoa, we're halfway there...") The idea of "living on prayer" sums up how I have chosen to live this summer. I needed a way to...

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Campus, Campus Life, Carleton, CCO, Faith, Featured, Life, Student Leadership -

By Gigi Labranche God this summer has given me the chance to reflect on my life and has taught me patience. Since summer started, finding a second job has been the only thing on my mind until recently. Through stressing, I had lost faith, had doubted Him and as a result have had a gap in my prayer life. In talking to CCO staff and fellow friends, I realized not praying won't do me any good and that my relationship with God needs to be re-defined. In praying once again and giving the Lord my trust and revealing to Him...

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