Although I was born into Catholicism, I was not raised Catholic. It logically follows that I have never really followed the concept of Lent. This year, I noticed a lot of people who also are not Catholic, borrowing from the tradition & re-imagining it. I am not a big fan of giving things up. Although… Continue reading when you borrow a concept
Often when I start a blog post, I have a title in mind but right now I don’t so let’s see where we end up. Yesterday, my brother asked what my mothers legal name was. He was in the midst of filling out a life altering document, his marriage license application. It was a group… Continue reading I forgot….
So we all have those people, those people who drive us bat sh** crazy. In ‘real’ life, on social media, on television, doesn’t matter…they seem to have been placed on this earth to single-handedly drive us bananas. You have these people running through your head right now don’t you? You are welcome 🙂 Of course… Continue reading Pot meet kettle
Sometimes fear is a complex thing. Sometimes it hides itself inside of something. I love to write, it is something that I feel that I need to do in order to be happier. So one might think that since I have this blog and write posts, I am doing what makes me happy. It does… Continue reading Opening volley against fear
I should know better….I mean I seriously should know better by now… There is always a test & it always seems to be a pop quiz… I had a pretty good weekend, if you read my blog you know I spent the weekend with two fascinating men that offered me a lot of inspiration &… Continue reading down the rabbit hole….
I believe in God & I believe in prayer I believe in love, compassion, kindness, gratitude and forgiveness I believe in grace, hope and faith I believe in vulnerability, courage, passion, laughter and the power of tears I believe that until you can learn to love and accept yourself you will never sustain real love… Continue reading I believe…
I have spent the weekend with two men, Father Richard Rohr and Paulo Cuelho. I watched an interview with Father Richard Rohr about his book Immortal Diamond and then read The Alchemist. So here are some things that stayed with me Father Richard Rohr ‘We love to fall in love but to fall in love… Continue reading love
The deadline for the graduate program I applied to was Feb 1st. I actually had my pieces of the applications complete on the 20th of January. Now I am in a holding pattern. I was asked what my plan was if I don’t get accepted………. Well, I realized I really didn’t have a plan b.… Continue reading the waiting game
Sometimes you need to observe someone else struggling in order to see your own. I have written before about my struggle with control. From seemingly insignificant things like the way a book is going to end or searching for spoilers to see if I want to see a movie to the feelings I experienced after… Continue reading there is always something to learn