I wanted to write about something else today, but something came up. I guess this could be another purity study in relation to feeling dirty after abuse. As I was wrestling with the thought of jumping ship from the Church, one of the things I also thought about giving up on was "saving for marriage".… Continue reading why wait?
Almost 2 weeks now, hasn't it? And, again, quite a lot has happened. For one thing...new computer! I put up an inquiry on social media asking what I should do about my laptop situation, and a friend not only offers advice, he offers a laptop in perfect working condition that he and his wife wasn't… Continue reading love: the gift
They say we are all the main hero/heroine of our own stories. How many of us stop and think what kind of hero we want to be? What kind of story do we want to write? How do we want to be remembered? I've been thinking about this, in light of how I'm feeling. It's… Continue reading heroic hope
I said once that there were a lot of priests out there who don't deserve the title of "Father", let alone the once-common term for those ordained men, "the good Father". My confessor has certainly proved himself well-deserving of that name, as has a few other priests I'd encountered on this life journey. I just… Continue reading a good father
"Fear does terrible things to us. It locks us up inside." My confessor recently told me this, in light of all the depression I've been having. I also remember hearing how fear makes us forget who we truly are, causing us to say and do destructive things. When I get in those dark places, sometimes leading… Continue reading resurrection
After all the birthday wishes from yesterday washed off the shores of social media, my feed was full of depressing news again. Made me wonder why I was even there, apart from hearing from friends and reposting inspiring things I find. I was feeling disheartened by it all. There are just so many things that… Continue reading to another year