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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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The scars run deep

So we remember how this past Sunday I wrote a blog saying I admit defeat in my three year fight to get the story of my life as a member of Catholic Daughters of the Americas out in the open? Well, I just realized something: The scars run deep. And the weird part? It's not… Continue reading The scars run deep

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Marie vs. Catholic Daughters of the Americas: The Final Showdown?

Author's note: This is all OPINION so do not get bent out of shape. For more articles related to my beef with Catholic Daughters of the Americas, check out the categories & tags on them. Thank you.  As promised in the previous blog, the article about my final showdown with the bane of my existence,… Continue reading Marie vs. Catholic Daughters of the Americas: The Final Showdown?

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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?

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Three years later…

Today is three years since that horrible day when Catholic Daughters of the Americas hurt me for the final time. I have talked about it in detail to please look at my previous blogs for the story. Three years later and there is so much I don't understand. First, why did they hurt me? What… Continue reading Three years later…

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Volunteering has no religion

This is a blog I have been wanting to do for a while and since this week is National Volunteer Week (yes, it's a thing), I figure why not do it now. Basically, I'm going to talk about volunteer work and religion. Buckle up, kids...this is going to be a bumpy ride. Now I have… Continue reading Volunteering has no religion

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Easter…in all its craziness

When people think of Easter, they think of bunnies, dyed eggs, and those pretty bonnets and fancy clothes you see people in old movies wearing. They don't think of the death and resurrection of Christ nor do they think about how tough this holiday is on some people. That's kind of sad really. And yes,… Continue reading Easter…in all its craziness