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What could have been…

I often wonder what my life would be like had I stayed where I was in 2014. I mean, I walked away from a life where I had activity and I thought an amazing life. What I don't realize is that I was very broken. Recently I stumbled upon the state newsletter for Catholic Daughters… Continue reading What could have been…

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Ego and religion: No, you can’t have both.

In the Bible, we see Jesus using a parable or story to explain a lot of his teachings. I was trying to come up with a blog idea today and I saw a memory on the "On this day" feature of Facebook that made me think and it did raise up a great point on… Continue reading Ego and religion: No, you can’t have both.

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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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When you lose your religion…

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…

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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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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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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.