Cardinal Confidence

Narratives of Self-discovery


Life has a way of making us feel grounded one second and completely heedless the next. I suppose it’s one of God’s many ways of reminding us about humility.

Gift of Joy

Give the world your love, your service, your healing, but you can also give it your joy. This, too, is a great gift.Archbishop Desmond Tutu – The Book of Joy Today, I give you my joy. The joy of hiking in the woods removed from the daily hustle and bustle of the city. The sound…


It’s the photo of my three year old nephew, who barely escaped death as a newborn, wearing the light blue flannel of my departed brother’s childhood.  It’s another young and innocent nephew talking to his parents about his Papa Charles in heaven and asking, “but did he drive dere?” It’s the bright yellow of the…


I’m in a power struggle with the world right now, and the world is winning. Each day, I lose more and more control. For instance, I’m jumping into an entirely new career and chapter in life. I’m applying to jobs outside of my comfort zone, for roles that are very new to me – where…


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About Me

Hi, I’m Nadia. I am a wife, daughter, sister, friend, educator, and a believer in God, prayer, and love. I have a journalism degree, which has been gathering dust for years, and an education degree. Though I enjoy educating young minds, I miss writing so here we are. Welcome to my passion project.

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