Our Lady of Blessed Acceleration, Don’t Fail Me Now! (A Weekly Roundup)

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)

The Blessing and Curse of Being Finely Attuned to Sound

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

8 Practical Tips from Mother Angelica on Holiness

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