Pride Month is Over
Pride Month is really complicated for me. I’ve got very close friends and family members who are passionate protectors of LGBTQ+ rights, and I have friends and family members who are cruel in the way they talk about them, and everyone in between. I am here in the middle, a Catholic, and therefore not supposed... Continue Reading →
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 →
A Letter to the Misfits
Dear Lonely One, I see you. Holding yourself together in the corner in back of the Church, frantically rocking your babies in the front row, sitting at home because it hurt too much last time. I see you struggling and doing your best. I see you when they speak cruel words to you and it... Continue Reading →
What Broke In Me
The Vox article about Trump’s damage to Christianity( Link here) is something I agree deeply with, even if I don’t agree with every word they say in thearticle. Even if Trump did some good, the cruelty he delivered it with and the lack of compassion that he delivered it with deserved to be pointed out... Continue Reading →
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.
The Anniversary of Roe v Wade: The Stories I Don’t Tell
I realized tonight that while I have discussed my issues with the pro-life movement, a million times, I have not talked much about why I do not believe in abortion. Part of that is that I have some larger work in production that I plan to use as a discussion point, but part of it... Continue Reading →
The Overwhelming Neverending Reckless Love of God: Biden’s Mass Invitation-Meaningless, or Powerful beyond Measure?
On Inauguration Day 2021, our new President Joseph R. Biden began the day by attending Mass with the leaders of both parties. Mitch McConnell, Nancy Pelosi, Chuck Schumer, Kamala Harris, and the Bidens, entered into the presence of Jesus together, to start this presidency off with God first. Unfortunately, many Christians immediate instinct was to... Continue Reading →