No year is without its opportunities to grieve and sympathize. Playing with color has shown me that we should not feel guilty for finding joy.
We idolize Vincent van Gogh for his story and his poignant art, make jokes about the ear incident. Do we know why he cut off his ear? Behind every great (and I mean great in the sense of huge, not always good, as in the case of van Gogh) story is a greater story.
Christmas is nearly upon us; I can feel in my bones that we Christians have extra work to do in 2021. Raise the hashtag #2021BeNotAfraid. Seek the positive, the reminders of God in the world. Tell people why you still have hope.
I just realized that, as a Catholic blogger, I’ve never shared my conversion story. I love hearing others’ stories about how they discovered the joy that that can only be found in the Church; how they found that, in Jesus’ flock, there is a cloud of witnesses—so many Saintly brothers and sisters looking out for … Continue reading My Catholic Conversion Story
The Communion of Saints Wondering what the Communion of Saints is? Read this article! As a writer, what I love most about telling stories is that it allows you to create people. With enough practice, you can make them so lifelike that readers will feel them to be like friends. This month, I’m wrapping up … Continue reading The Catholic Series: My Next Challenge
It has been a rough year for everyone. With loss and anxiety spreading across the globe, it can be difficult to remain optimistic. I’ll be the first to admit I spend more time struggling with emotions than seeing the silver lining. The year has also offered many opportunities for growth. I’m finally getting around to … Continue reading Catholicism in the Storm