The Ache

I keep wanting to write the "right thing" like if I write about peace and love then somehow I will earn their God, but when He called me and said "be a voice calling in the wilderness," and showed me John the Baptist, I'm pretty sure He was not telling me to be complacent. But... Continue Reading →

On January 7th: Crying in the Wilderness

It’s a gloomy, quiet morning here as the chaos and uncertainty of yesterday’s events, stilled only by police and a curfew, have turned into the final stroke of legal pronouncement of Joe Biden as president. There’s this joy and peace in the quiet, still morning feeling, but the grief that yesterday came to what it... Continue Reading →

He Didn’t Have to Die

Ok *deep breath* This post is gonna make you mad. If you believe me, you will be mad about what I’m about to say. If you don’t, you will be mad that I said it, but I’m sorry, now that I know it, I can’t not say it. Disclaimer: I do not hate policemen, but... Continue Reading →

New Year’s Eve

I know sometimes it feels like everything is dark, like there is nothing to hope for or live for. If you are sinking tonight, let me hold you. I’m so sorry for what you have been through this year. I’m sorry. I know it hurts. Let me stroke your hair as you weep into your... Continue Reading →

Christmas 2020

We are all approaching this Christmas with different eyes, changed hearts, and a new way of living. We didn’t know last year what we know now, and maybe it wouldn’t have mattered if we did, or maybe it would. It could have ruined the atmosphere thinking of what would happen, or maybe we would live... Continue Reading →

Fasting, The Friday before Christmas

Happy Fasting Friday everyone! (For those who are not Catholics, on Friday, Catholics give up eating meat or make some other offering to God, in order to practice self-control and unite ourselves in love to Jesus who died on a Friday-much more to say on this, but that’s a quick summary.) Today, I am thinking... Continue Reading →

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