Today, there is darkness surrounding the Catholic Church. The term is on the lips of everyone conservative or liberal, but for wildly different reasons. One side is posting the associated press article saying that the Catholic Church lobbied for money during the Coronavirus payout and received 1.4 billion dollars. The other is angry about the... Continue Reading →
When did I stop writing poetry? Was it when I told you who I was? Was it when this place online Became a place in your face Without somewhere to hide mine? When did I start preaching Like so many talking heads Doing the things I don't do Yet learned to, but still don't Understand... Continue Reading →
While I was practicing yoga regularly, I redecorated my home. My tastes were bohemian, but I was concerned about surrounding myself with tapestries made in India about gods I do not understand. I searched for Catholic art, but I could not find anything that even remotely hit the style I was seeking. What’s more is... Continue Reading →
As Quarantine began, the community led by Catholic Creatives exploded with innovators inspired to help others through their struggles. We faced our own giants of fear and trepidation, but something in us drove us to community and fellowship. My desire was to fill social media with art to help with the constant deluge of news... Continue Reading →
Dear Jen Fulweiler’s of the Quarantine, You all requested that if we are living our best life in quarantine you need us to lie, because you are struggling. Here’s some truth, I’m not doing well. Not today. I was living my best life in quarantine, but the end of it is coming and I am... Continue Reading →
What if God is the man in the moon? What if He loved us so much that His Son’s Presence was not enough of a present. What if He wanted to send His own face, To watch over us, mourning our grief from above.
Quarantine. For some of you it’s a dirty word. For some it’s despair. For some it’s loss and grief incomparable. For me? It’s life. For me, it was hope. For me, it was a home With incandescent joy and bliss.
https://www1.cbn.com/cbnnews/entertainment/2019/august/we-need-to-value-truth-over-feeling-skillets-john-cooper-reacts-to-christian-leaders-renouncing-faith I grew up in the shadow of Joshua Harris' "I Kissed Dating Goodbye." The parents all around us were ecstatic and excited about this reverent and holy new way of dating, while I gazed on in horror and watched the future of my dating life crumble in the flames. You might think that sounds... Continue Reading →
This lent, I had another identity crisis. I know, I know, every lent this happens right? Well, I ended up signing my life away that I would no longer do yoga and instead teach an alternative. Ironically, everytime I tried to send the papers, something went wrong. Every. Single. Time. Finally I sent them. You... Continue Reading →
Here’s a poem inspired by a scrupulousity spiral yesterday Recoil I read a meditationAnd it said,“Picture yourselfAmong the crowdThat crucified Jesus.A few Easters agoI cringedWhen the Gospel instructed,[Crowd speaks]Crucify Him.I trembled. In the name of guiltWe daydream we areMurderers of GodThe worst sinners we could beBut I am not evil.I spent my entire lifeTrying not... Continue Reading →