This mass feels more sacred than any other. From baptism to last rites, the oil flows us through our Catholic lives.
When choosing between this or that, *always* choose the bigger life.
It feels like cause and effect – I take my time, the writing is great. The fountain pen is the conduit that makes both possible.
We’re just about half way through Fairtrade Fortnight (who else loves calling to two week periods Fortnights? So much more refined!) Anyway, Fairtrade Fortnight is a campaign from the Fairtrade Foundation in the UK that brings awareness to food scarcity and the campaign to give farmers (especially exploited farmers) a fair wage, decent working conditions, […]
I listen to a podcast wherein one of the hosts speaks regularly about her spiritual mentor – St. Therese of Lisieux. The podcast doesn’t speak much about spiritual matters, so when she says something about St. Theresa, I’m fascinated. I don’t keep my penchant for the Pantheon of Catholic Saints quiet for longer than about […]
I hit a plateau. I wasn’t worried, I get that this will happen. There’s more than one way I measure my success. But plateaus are still sucky.
So, what memory would you use to cast your Patronus?
When you look at a field of dandelions and perfect round puff balls, do you see weeds, or wishes?
There seems to be a cultural value that’s placed on some traits, and a stigma that’s attached to others. Someone has a strength, and because I don’t, that is a… weakness. Is the opposite of having a strength having a weakness, or is it having a different strength.
I don’t have any sassy intros for this list. This list is about remembrance. It’s about support for the Armed Forces. I’ll be listening to it as part of my observances; perhaps you will too. Lest we forget.