Pride Month is really complicated for me. I’ve got very close friends and family members who are passionate protectors of LGBTQ+ rights, and I have friends and family members who are cruel in the way they talk about them, and everyone in between. I am here in the middle, a Catholic, and therefore not supposed... Continue Reading →
A Letter to the Misfits
Dear Lonely One, I see you. Holding yourself together in the corner in back of the Church, frantically rocking your babies in the front row, sitting at home because it hurt too much last time. I see you struggling and doing your best. I see you when they speak cruel words to you and it... Continue Reading →
Insurance just gives me so much anxiety. I feel like a screaming ball of jello.
What Broke In Me
The Vox article about Trump’s damage to Christianity( Link here) is something I agree deeply with, even if I don’t agree with every word they say in thearticle. Even if Trump did some good, the cruelty he delivered it with and the lack of compassion that he delivered it with deserved to be pointed out... Continue Reading →
A Little Poem for a Step Aside
Maybe today, slow down for a while, The rushing grasping hands of time are coming Today, maybe just step aside, let them come and pass you by.
The Anniversary of Roe v Wade: The Stories I Don’t Tell
I realized tonight that while I have discussed my issues with the pro-life movement, a million times, I have not talked much about why I do not believe in abortion. Part of that is that I have some larger work in production that I plan to use as a discussion point, but part of it... Continue Reading →
The Overwhelming Neverending Reckless Love of God: Biden’s Mass Invitation-Meaningless, or Powerful beyond Measure?
On Inauguration Day 2021, our new President Joseph R. Biden began the day by attending Mass with the leaders of both parties. Mitch McConnell, Nancy Pelosi, Chuck Schumer, Kamala Harris, and the Bidens, entered into the presence of Jesus together, to start this presidency off with God first. Unfortunately, many Christians immediate instinct was to... Continue Reading →
A Letter to the Hurting Jan 20, 2021
Hey, I know it’s been a hard day. I don't have the right words to say, but I want to say something. I'm here. I care. I hear you. I know that when the celebrities talk about "purple people" and "olive branches" it doesn't feel sincere to you because you are afraid that it is... Continue Reading →
January 17-21: Urgent Read
It has come to my attention that not everyone is as inundated with the news as I am. The FBI has issued warnings for VIOLENT protests in all 50 states. A man was arrested in Florida with weapons, and one in DC had 500 rounds of ammo. Michigan and Minnesota have known threats TODAY. (January... Continue Reading →
Understanding Unity and Accountability Through the Lens of Confession
For the last week, there has been a lot of talk about unity. This comes on the heels of an attack on our country's Capitol that left much of the country shook and uncertain of our future. Almost immediately those who still support Trump started shifting the blame, dismissing the pain others are feeling about... Continue Reading →