Hiiiii I'm back in the saddle after taking some maternity leave to be with my new baby and family, let my body heal, and get through the holidays. Ze bebe is already 2 months old. How?! Maybe soon I'll share her birth story. Do you wanna know about it? Where I've been writing So I'm … Continue reading Our Lady of Blessed Acceleration, Don’t Fail Me Now! (A Weekly Roundup)
Well, I haven't been around too much this week but you also don't know what I've been up to most of the month, so I'll just link all September things this time. Not coincidentally at all, I've been exclusively over at EpicPew this month. These Ridiculous Misconceptions about the Catholic Church are Finally Explained 7 … Continue reading Weekly Roundup: Sept. 16-22
Mmmkay so 2019 is here and going and I thought I should give a quick update about my writing plans and goals for the year. This blog is basically my dumping ground for everything else I do and the occasional update. Would you like to see more original content here, too? I'm writing weekly (plus … Continue reading Looking into the New Year
The first time I can remember making my first major auditory-visual connection like these was when I was six years old. My class was learning how to pray the Rosary. Our first grade classroom had the fluorescent lights switched off but the window blinds open so that it was dark and calming. We sat in … Continue reading The Blessing and Curse of Being Finely Attuned to Sound
Soooooo it's already been a busy month and there is SNOW ON THE GROUND here. Please put me out of my misery! IT'S ONLY OCTOBER!! *cries profusely in the corner* So glad I'm going to Florida for a few days at the end of the month. ANYWAY At the end of September, I had a … Continue reading A Writing Dump!
Mother Angelica points out the similarities we find in all the lives of the saints. “Love for God and neighbor, determination to imitate Jesus; an immediate rising after a fall, a complete breakaway from grievous sin, growth in virtue and prayer, and the accomplishment of God’s Will,” she writes. When broken down like this, holiness … Continue reading 8 Practical Tips from Mother Angelica on Holiness
Yesterday, I participated in the #MeToo campaign meant to shed light on how pervasive the problem of sexual harassment and assault is in our country and towards women in particular. I expected people to question me on my experiences (no one did), I expected solidarity (which I found in much higher percentages than I anticipated), … Continue reading A Cycle of Objectifying