Being female, first born, and Mexican American, I have plenty of practice in asserting my opinion – and shockingly enough (because I know this will come as a surprise to those who know me IRL), it’s hard to keep my opinion to myself and, instead, … Continue readingCreative Ways to Practice the Pause
“When did I become such a worrier?” I asked my friend as we lamented various circumstances in our lives that were monopolizing our hearts and minds. She shrugged. At one time, in my circle, I was known as the calm, measured one— the one who took … Continue readingEven If
My mom and I share an interest in flower gardening. Over the years, she has given me many “starts” from her perennial gardens, and I try my best to keep them alive. Sometimes it works, other times I am forced to take the walk of … Continue readingA Deeper Look
The Litany of Patience has been one of my favourite and most frequented prayers. It was written by a fellow Catholic blogger Christina Dehan Jaloway (check out The Evangelista). I used to pray this litany daily during a time of waiting. I find myself visiting … Continue readingPrayer Spotlight: Litany of Patience
“Woman, why are you weeping? Whom are you looking for?” asks Jesus of Mary Magdalen at the tomb. How often in my life has Jesus asked this very question of me? Woman, why are you weeping? Grieving is necessary and appropriate. If I have not … Continue readingWoman, Why Are You Weeping?