We Need to Talk

When I was in high school I had a huge falling out with my best friend. It was very ugly, I was hurt and angry and had no idea how to deal with it. The only response I knew was to run away, so I proceeded to ignore my once BFF and just decided to...

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Bridget Haywood
The Power of "Hi"

I was on the train one day – back when I was a young teen – clad in an Adore Conference promo t-shirt, with an image of the Blessed Sacrament blaring out from the centre of my chest, when I noticed a man, aged 40-something, who seemed to me a bit rough-round-the-edges and in need of God’s love (aren’t we all!). Needless to say I was judging him left, right and centre...

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An Open Letter to Essena O'Neill

Dear Essena O’Neill,
Thank you.
Thank you for being brave in saying that “enough is enough”. Or, in the case of popularity and materialism, “enough is never enough”. Thank you for the courage it took for you to be open to realising the truth about social media in the first place, and for being honest about the feeling of emptiness...

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