Today I plunged the toilet instead of praying. I mean, I wanted to pray. I was going to make some coffee, sink into my happy chair, wrap up in my favorite throw, and spend some much needed quiet time with Jesus before my kids got up for school. That was the plan. But as I…Continue Reading “What Plunging a Toilet Taught Me About Prayer”
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My church feels like it’s imploding but I’m not leaving. I’m not staying because it’s all I know and it’s comfortable. (Believe me, it does not feel comfortable to be Catholic right now). I’m not staying because my parents are Catholic and I don’t want to disappoint them. I’m not staying because I think this…Continue Reading “I’m Catholic and I’m Angry, But I’m Not Leaving”
We had a less than stellar appearance at Mass this week. We got there late. We left early. We hung out in the narthex. Half of the kids were coughing up a lung. Will was totally zoned out. He wasn’t with us at all; he was somewhere in Pokemon land. The girls kept asking for…Continue Reading “A Terrible Mass”