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
I know what you are thinking, does that title pertain to literally giving up on religion? Nope. "Losing your religion" is an old Southern US expression for losing one's temper. Most people have heard the expression "Losing my religion" from the song by R.E.M and while the song talks more about lost love, it's only… Continue reading When you lose your religion…
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
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?
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
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
We all remember my previous blog arguing about why one should forgive their bully, right? Well, I have to make a confession: I am having trouble forgiving some of my bullies. My childhood bullies which was the reasoning behind my argument in the previous blog about why people should not blast Matthew Perry for his… Continue reading The struggle of forgiving…