Lost. /things I miss/

Pt 1 (written January 2017) "Isis is persecuting Christians and Catholics all over the world, just like democrats are persecuting us Catholics here in the U.S." -said during Prayer of the Faithful And with that, my spiritual space crumbled beneath me. Or at least it felt that way. I am the first to admit my [...]


“I am not skilled to understand what God has willed” — or the way i grieve

unplanned escape. driving with no end or reason. down a winding road. windows down, allowing the country air to fill my lungs and heart. music up, drowning out anything unnecessary. thoughts and tears coming as they will. unforced. yet uninhibited. this is how i grieve. not your way. and that's okay. ...just wish you could [...]

8 life lessons learned from a weekend away

8 life lessons learned from a weekend away Story behind this list: this past weekend, I had the amazingly wonderful privilege to spend it growing in my faith, feeding my spirit, and healing my soul…in an unexpectedly exhausting way. I attended my first ACTS retreat followed by being confirmed in my Catholic faith. This post [...]

Confession #9: i think unchurchly things sometimes…while at church.

Confession #9: i think unchurchly things sometimes...while at church. [brief aside: the next few confessions are going to be a bit less...existential. or deep. or whatever. my head and heart can't handle any more insight or unanswered questions at the moment. daily headaches are the reminder of that. and probably more of a reminder that [...]