“The nation doesn’t simply need what we have. It needs what we are.” – Meet Flo 18 of 52 Phenomenal Women

The nation doesn’t simply need what we have. It needs what we are. St. Teresia Benedicta (Edith Stein)   Meet Flo (@flomerkldeutsch): In her own words “I never thought there was a place of leadership for me in the Catholic Church. Growing up in the ‘70s, I couldn’t be an Altar Server because of my gender, […]

“Put one foot in front of the other and keep moving.” – Meet Martina: 7 of 52 Phenomenal Women

Meet Martina: a 20-something, first-generation college graduate born, raised and recently returned to the Windy City. In her own words… “I used to think that 23 would be my year… I’d have my own place, own car, be well into my career and finally able to keep a steady gym regimen.  I’m 24 now stumbling […]

Ice Ice Baby

“I don’t care what they’re going to say. Let the storm rage on. The cold never bothered me anyway.” – Elsa I might have to disagree with Elsa, but the Mother Nature sure can paint a gorgeous landscape challenging the way you look at the world around you. Here is a view from the Lakefront path […]