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The Good Moments

I show up in this space a lot and talk about the hard things and the things I’m wrestling through.  It’s in my nature.  I comfortably (or less comfortably depending on the day) embrace labels such as introverted, over-thinker, highly … Continue reading

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For Abigail on her first birthday

Today was my youngest niece’s first birthday.  We celebrated her last weekend with a party and cake, and I spent this morning with her and her mom and sister, doing a little bit of girl bonding while shopping.  When I … Continue reading

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Baptism and a down sort of day

I figured that the next post I wrote here would be a collection of thoughts on Sola Scriptura, since that’s something I’ve thought about quite a bit in the time since I accidentally broke my big news to my folks. … Continue reading

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Breaking the News

I accidentally blurted out the news that I’m planning to join the Catholic Church next Easter to my mom a couple of days ago.  I may be 30 years old, but the opinion of my parents is still important to … Continue reading

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Reflecting on a Challenging Weekend

This week of vacation/retreat time has been rough.  All of the challenges that were easily masked in the busyness of life when school is in session hit hard.  Most prominent in my thoughts was the sense of isolation and loneliness … Continue reading

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Wry Laughter

I got an email this morning that reminded me of this cartoon – one I first wrote about in a different blog space several years ago now. Spotting this cartoon from ASBO Jesus elicited a form of wry laughter as … Continue reading

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Coming Home?

I’ve been staring at the “Add New Post” screen for a while, wondering what it is that I want to say in this space today. I struggle sometimes with feeling that this space doesn’t reflect the positives that I’m feeling in … Continue reading

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