Category Archives: Spirituality

        Tears are falling, Hearts are breaking. How we need to hear from God.   You’ve been promised, We’ve been waiting, Welcome holy child. Welcome holy child.   Hope that you don’t mind our manger. How I wish we would have known– But long-awaited holy stranger Make Yourself at home. Please make […]

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  I had a Christmas Miracle. Last week I went with my grandma to a showing of 400 different nativities. I had walked in with hesitation because lately I’ve been frustrated over the portrayal of Jesus’ birth as tidy and perfect and peaceful. (Hello last blog post.) So I was delighted to see nativities from […]

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    I keep seeing nativities everywhere. And they’re all gorgeous and I love them but I’m also pissed off. Because they’re always so perfect. Too perfect. It’s as if they seem to forget you have to be PREGNANT to have a baby. Why is Mary skinny? I want a big ol’ pregnant Mary. And […]

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  First off, can you even BELIEVE I’m not the only widow out there? Doesn’t that make you sick? All the suffering? Death? Loss? Grief? Can you believe that there even MORE women out there, more women than just me who have suffered the devastating loss of a spouse? That there are “also’s” out there, […]

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    I’m coming off the high of a few days spent at Cannon Beach on retreat. I’d go into more detail but gosh, I’m too tired. It’s not that I don’t WANT to tell you all about it, it’s just I’m so tired. That’s becoming the moral of this blog. I WANT to write […]

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