All go to the same place; all come from dust, and to dust all return.Ecclesiastes 3:20 We have begun the liturgical season of Lent. Through prayer, fasting, and almsgiving, Christians worldwide remind themselves of their dependence on God. As we set aside the airs of grandeur, we are forced to behold the messes we are, … Continue reading From Dust to Rich Soil
This is part one of a long testimonial that sprang from a single question. If anything, the virus has forced me to think hard about what I believe and why. I do not know when I’ll post the rest. If you’re interested, perhaps I’ll share. Why is it so hard to talk about faith? I’ve … Continue reading How Covid Affected My Faith
Some of you, like me, might feel inclined to weep as we near the end of this horrific year. Do it–let your tears water your faith. It will grow into a deeply-rooted tree, shade in the heat of trouble, shelter from the storm.
In July I announced that I would be using my gift of writing to talk about my Catholic faith. It took a few months for me to decide how to do just that and where. Here are some of my favorite posts from the month of November.
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