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 →

Dear Trump Supporters, Part II

Dear Trump Supporters, I am so, so angry at you. Like so angry I would like to stand on a pedestal and scream unkind things at you. Why? Because I am scared out of my mind of what is happening in our country right now. The President fired the secretary of defense right after he... Continue Reading →

A Letter to Trump Supporters

Dear Trump Supporters, For the last several days, I have waited to write a post. Maybe part of me was afraid, but mostly, I wanted to be respectful of your feelings, knowing the intense amount of fear and stress so many of you were feeling. As the counting draws to a close, and certifications begin,... Continue Reading →

The Catholic Case for Biden

Last week, I was kindly invited to offer a Catholic Case for Biden to be opposite The Catholic Case for Trump. It was a very intense post to write for me. I worked very hard to keep attacks on Trump as low as possible, and to cite Church social teaching as accurately as possible. I... 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 →

Here’s the Deal: Biden vs Trump

For the last few days, I have been writing about abortion and Biden’s stance as well as defending those who disagree with the pro-life movement. Today, though, I wanted to talk about making the decision between Trump and Biden Here’s the deal. Biden’s way of living out his pro-life beliefs do not resonate with most... 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 →

“Love the Sinner, Hate the Sin.”

“On the fourth anniversary of Pulse.In the middle of Pride month.During a global pandemic.Donald Trump’s cruelty truly knows no bounds.” ~ Joe Biden https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2020/06/12/868073068/transgender-health-protections-reversed-by-trump-administration. Note: this article has a left bias, but it was the clearest description of the bill I could find. This is a powder keg. Gonna dive in anyway. In 5. 4.... Continue Reading →

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