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 →

Stay in the Fight

Tonight, I am struggling to find the words to say, again. As this election season comes to a close, I feel sadness that this is where we are, and fear that by the end of the week we will be in a war. Donald Trump and his followers are fighting to keep as many people... Continue Reading →

A 2020 Lament

How did we get here? How do almost 50% of Americans think That any of what that man does is ok? In a world aching and scared, How do we praise his hate? How do we look at starving children And tell them, you can't live here, And I'm taking your mother away? Or stare... Continue Reading →

How to Fast: God’s Way

Isaiah 58 changed my life and understanding of what God wants from His people. It begins with God telling Isaiah to tell His people to “Cry our full-throated and unsparingly...tell them their wickedness and the House of Jacob their sins.” He is not mincing words here. They listen, they cry out and ask Him, “Why... Continue Reading →

Election 2016:Why I Cannot Be Silent

Four years ago, I was working in an ultra-conservative Catholic school. I had worked for three years to get into a teaching position at a Catholic school because I wanted to feel like I had a community of faith around me to support me. It was a whirlwind of chaos getting there and turns out... Continue Reading →

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