Girl on Fire: How I learned that being a “good Christian” means being truly yourself

Happy Epiphany! Happy New Year!

I just got back from Nashville, where I was at the mind-blowing SEEK 2015 conference. There were 10,000 college students in attendance, and I had the honor of giving the women’s keynote.

It’s the story of how I used to think that there was only one right way to be a “good Christian,” and the startling moment that God showed me that to be truly Catholic is to by truly myself. (There’s also a Q&A at the very end where I answer questions that were tweeted during the talk.)

I had a ton of fun being at the conference and giving this talk. I hope you enjoy it!

 

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Click here to see all the SEEK 2015 talks that are available online (they’re all amazing).

I hope your new year is off to a great start!

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