Bishops, Biden, and Brokenness in the Church
Ok, it’s time. I have been simultaneously working towards this and dreading it. The obligatory Biden and the Bishops post. Backstory: If you haven’t been consumed by the media on this, here’s the story: The USCCB, or US Conference of Catholic Bishops, voted last week on whether or not to draft a document on the... Continue Reading →
Insurance just gives me so much anxiety. I feel like a screaming ball of jello.
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.
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 →
Year in Review 2020: Peace be with You
I could not bring myself to do my review of 2020 until today. Something in me was too afraid of what I would see or wouldn’t see. A little while ago I looked back and I saw a letter I wrote at the beginning of the year and I begged God for peace and justice... 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 →
Rachel Weeping in the Wilderness and Grief at Christmastime
There is a part of the nativity story that gives me chills every time I read it. It’s today’s gospel reading, Matthew 2:13-18: When the magi had departed, behold,the angel of the Lord appeared to Joseph in a dream and said,“Rise, take the child and his mother, flee to Egypt,and stay there until I tell... Continue Reading →
A Letter to the Broken-Hearted this Year: My Song
Hey Friend, This week has been weighing so heavy on my heart. I have received incredible blessings this Christmas, but 2020 has been hard, and I have worked hard, and I am soul tired. More importantly, though, what has been weighing on me most is that there are people on the streets this Christmas, and... Continue Reading →