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Why I don’t relate to family: More confessions of the ex-Catholic

So I will admit it...I don't relate to a lot of my family. Maybe a few on my dad's side and I will talk to whomever on my mom's side that wants to talk to me but that's about it. This has weighed heavily on my mind lately because it seems the only time I… Continue reading Why I don’t relate to family: More confessions of the ex-Catholic

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There is no unconditional love for a convert.

I have realized that I do not have a family in the traditional sense. It's because of my conversion, I know it. I had a semi-dysfunctional family and now it's very dysfunctional. My parents never had issues with my conversion nor did my sister but it's others in the family. They acted like my conversion… Continue reading There is no unconditional love for a convert.

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Funny moments call for discernment.

Wow...three posts in one day. Well, truth is I am lounging around on this Memorial Day weekend (at least it is in America) with some flare-up pain and swelling related to Complex Regional Pain Syndrome: Type I┬áso what else was I going to do? Binge watch Studio 60 On The Sunset Strip? It lasted only… Continue reading Funny moments call for discernment.

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Mother’s Day: Why is it such a big deal?

So today is Mother's Day in America and truth is I never really was a huge fan of this holiday but I have my reasons. It's not that I hate it, I just don't like it too much. It's mostly because of the way it is celebrated. Because of issues in my own life, Mother's… Continue reading Mother’s Day: Why is it such a big deal?