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Trace grew up in Western Kansas for most of his life. When he was about 16 he decided to immerse himself more in the Catholic faith, which would later result in him attending Benedictine College where he would graduate in May 2021 with a degree in Journalism & Mass Communications. When Trace was struggling to find a job, CP contacted him about becoming a CP Missionary. Though Trace knew little about the organization and its mission, he quickly discovered during the application process and through proper discernment that becoming a CP Missionary was God's will for him. "Who am I to say no to God? Every saint's journey began with their yes to His will, and I have no reason to believe my journey would be any different."

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Trace Flax
What Does It Mean To Be Strong?
By Trace Flax  •  July 5th, 2022

When you think of “strength,” what comes to mind? A lot of us probably think of someone like Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson. That dude is jacked. On a good day he can bench 450 lbs. That’s the weight of a fully-grown male tiger. The Rock’s physical strength is no joke. People who have recently watched…

Self-Loathing Isn’t Humility
By Trace Flax  •  May 17th, 2022

When I was a kid, I was a huge fan of Yu-Gi-Oh! 5d’s, and one of my favorite characters on the show was Kalin Kessler. Kalin was this antagonist who turned into an anti-hero. As a kid, I liked Kalin so much because he had this dirty vagabond aesthetic, and I thought that was so…

Does Love Make You Weak?
By Trace Flax  •  January 20th, 2022

The other day, I googled “does love make you weak” out of sheer interest in other people’s thoughts.  Growing up, the shows and movies I would watch would almost always have some character like Max in a Goofy Movie who would turn into a bumbling idiot whenever his crush Roxanne was around him. However, I…


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