“What’s in a name anyways?” Oddly enough, I have heard this question rhetorically thrown around multiple times over the past week with the resulting conclusion being that names are, at their core, meaningless. Now these instances I mention were all within different contexts and among different people, and I am not writing about an impeding “name crisis”, but it did get me thinking about the importance of a name. Below are a few qualities I jotted down about names that give them importance:
Yesterday I was thinking about all the things that I am thankful for (Thanksgiving, of course). I thought about the usual: God, family, friends and all of the blessings in my life. Then I began thinking about the hardships in life and how, in a strange way, I am thankful for those as well. I am grateful for the opportunity to sacrifice and to struggle so that I may learn to live like Christ.
Hello readers! This is my first post about my love of Christ, life, and those around me. This is my “Wife Life!” I am honored to be a part of Catholic Beer Club’s Blogspot and to be contributing my thoughts alongside those of my fellow bloggers! I have been reading the previous posts, and I would like to say we have some excellent writers on the blog. I am so excited to read more! That being said, I would like to begin my blogging career writing about something very important and a constant struggle in my life. Confession...
I couldn’t think of a better way to start this blog than by writing about Mary. Mary, the Mirror of Truth, Seat of Wisdom, and Mystical Rose, is not only sensitive to the role alcoholic beverages play in building community (shout out to her helping save the party at Cana), but she is also the Queen and Patroness of the New Evangelization.