Lent 2021 begins tomorrow. Yes, tomorrow. Shortly after Ash Wednesday last year, many Catholic churches were closed for a long time due to C*vid. Some are still closed. For many of us, Ash Wednesday and Lent a year ago mark the beginning of a time … Continue readingJourney Through The Desert: Lent 2021 Photo Journey
This year so far has been a pilgrimage like no other. I think the COVID-19 pandemic knocked a lot of people out of commission in many different ways. My quarantine story as a Catholic throughout this time was beyond rough. I experienced a crisis of … Continue readingHead over Heart: A Quarantine Story
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
Our culture is saturated with messages that we, as women, are “not enough.” Everywhere we look, there are billboards or commercials advocating weight loss, looking more “youthful,” or even something as simple as, “being more refreshed,” or having our teeth whitened. Eventually, those subtle, and more often than not, blatantly apparent images begin to toy with our psyche, and the focus shifts from a healthy outlook to one that focuses on our imperfections. … Continue readingPhysical or Spiritual Imperfections: Which Ones are We Embracing?