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On marriage and commitment

One day, over my HS friends’ group chat, I sent a screenshot of one of our former group member’s post: a positive pregnancy test. It was shocking because she has a baby just about a month older than mine, maybe 8 months. 923 more words


Why Do I Want to Become a Saint?

After my last entry, I got to reflecting anew upon why I want to become a saint. It’s been my life goal for twenty years or so — long enough, that is, that I forget on a daily basis why I came to it in the first place. 702 more words


Teetering on a brink, an answer comes

Last night, my husband and I had the opportunity to talk a little, and we discussed the day’s homily and got onto the topic of the Narrow Gate Christ speaks of, and how the purifications of Purgatory are reportedly more painful than any purifications we might endure in this life, and this brought me to a place of frustration I’ve been heading towards for some time now: 865 more words


Good Friday 2018

The soul is everything

we take in with our senses

and everything we think

is outside of us –

alienated, displaced

reckoned with

denied and disputed… 137 more words

Poetry And Kitchen-sink Metaphysics

St. Joseph's Supereminent Sanctity.-continued.

St. Joseph’s Supereminent Sanctity.-continued.


My God, I firmly believe that Thou art here present. I acknowledge that on account of my many sins I am utterly unworthy to appear before Thy sacred countenance. 2,130 more words

St. Joseph

I See You, Hardworking Mama

Maybe, just maybe, God calls mothers to different stations in life for the benefit of their souls. Maybe I benefit from working outside the home because God know it’s the best way for me to provide for my family since I have more earning potential than my husband. 803 more words


Pope Francis declares Clelia Merloni to be beatified

Great news from the Vatican today! Pope Francis has declared that Mother Clelia Merloni, Foundress of the Apostles of the Sacred Heart of Jesus will be beatified! 14 more words