Posts by Rachel del Guidice

What I learned from a Coronavirus Wedding

It wasn’t the wedding they had planned. With the coronavirus overtaking normal daily life across the country, so much has been disrupted, not the least of which is the gathering of family members, loved ones, and friends to witness the joining of two hearts and souls in holy matrimony. When my best friend asked me to be her maid of Read more…

The Gaze of the Beloved

Am I seen for what I am, or who I am? Recently, I had a long, conversation with a friend about her relationship with her boyfriend. She was concerned because she felt that he was seeing her as an object rather than an equal. After pondering this concern more, I realized that we as human beings (but especially women) tend Read more…

Average Love or Epic Love

“I don’t want average love. I want the epic love story. If people waited for God, He would do more than you could believe.” – Gianna Jessen, abortion survivor These words that Gianna spoke should be taken seriously by anyone who wants a love that is more than average. Why do we settle? Why do many people today settle for Read more…

4 Steps to Waiting with Purpose

A few years ago, while still in middle school, I attended the wedding of two family friends, Tony and Amy. This wedding has stayed in my memory above all the others I have witnessed in my life of twenty years. While the bride was beautiful, the dress was perfect, and the groom was handsome, it was not the aesthetics of Read more…