My family moves on average every other summer. Usually, we are heading into parts unknown, with little connections already established. Certain faith-based ministries allow me to connect and network with other women, so usually I am not starting over completely blind. But, sometimes, there is … Continue readingBiblical Friendship
Endorsing My Sins Do you talk about your sins? I think the gut reaction is, “of course not!” At least, that’s what the gut reaction is for me. But my gut reaction…might have been wrong. I thought that I was fairly clear-cut about sin. Sins … Continue readingTalking About Sin
Two Incredible Moves Nothing goes together quite like military life and moving. The longest my husband and I have ever lived anywhere is one year. My stuff hasn’t been in one place for more than a year since 2011. The transient life can really get … Continue readingThe Road to Bethlehem & The Flight to Egypt
Catholics get a bad rap when it comes to reading and knowing their Bible. It’s a shame, really, because not only is nearly every line from the Mass and sacraments imbued with biblical references and tradition, but there is so much grace, healing, and strength … Continue readingLectio Divina: Grow Closer to God This Advent Through Divine Reading
“To err is human; to forgive, divine.” -Alexander Pope When I was thirteen, my parents got divorced and then, in a surprising turn of events, remarried each other again six years later. Everyone expected my younger sisters and I to be overjoyed, but instead we … Continue readingThe Prodigal Son’s Older Brother? That’s Me.