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A Happy Birthday Wish that's Never Sent

How the love had, ended, and why it’d not worked out, translated…

Hi my first love, how are you? Do you still recall the year when we were eighteen, how we’d met at camp? 594 more words

The Self

Blessed Brokenness

I am still grieving today. I’m grieving for the life I’ve ever wanted but will never have. I’m grieving for the chances I didn’t take. I’m grieving for a love that will never blossom. 828 more words


Sketches in Sane Privilege

The ‘privilege’ model of discourse is pretty robust for all kinds of things, because in each case it re-focuses attention from the disadvantaged/disabled/marginalised and on to the advantages held by people not part of that group. 1,020 more words


Virtuous Obedience

As a seminarian, obedience is something that I am encouraged in and taught about with frequency. This is not by accident- even the smallest actions of a parish priest, no matter how trivial, can affect his relationship with his people, with his bishop, or even God! 632 more words


Saint Ambrose on the Parable of the Good Samaritan

Saint Ambrose on the parable of the Good Samaritan (Lk 10:23-27):

“This is a simple account of a reality.  And if we meditate deeply upon it, it will confirm for us certain wondrous mysteries.  1,322 more words


Bright Beach Light

Starring a loud, bright and beautiful beach reflection I snapped early morning on Main Beach on the fabulous Gold Coast, Australia. Crisp and clear. What a beauty.


Pieces of Me

I had the full princess fantasy: the white horse, the wedding, the whole being saved from my life, which is ridiculous. What do I want to be saved from?

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