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 →

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 →

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 →

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