Weekend Reading

Okay, so last week I was early to the weekend-- and this week it's Saturday night and I'm saying to myself, "Who cares? Post the Friday links!" Alas, it's Friday somewhere. (Maybe not, but you get the sentiment.) That brings me to my first share: I joined hope*writers! It's clear I need some discipline and …

Weekend Reading

Some of my favorite bloggers collect links to share on Fridays to tide readers over on weekends. Let's try it! I want to meet these German women and share solidarity. Yes to this Midwest Mom Pastor and her explanation of the crucifixion for kids. Especially since my five year old has a habit of gazing …

Rachel Held Evans

One of my blogging inspirations has died. She was 37 and had two children under age 3. It is an unspeakable tragedy. Her death has hit me hard, partly because I *just* saw her at her conference, Why Christian, one month ago in San Francisco... and also because she's a fellow warrior in the trenches …

Hearing Voices

One thing I love about Catholic spirituality is that it acknowledge that we all have voices in our heads. You know it. I know it. We hear voices in our heads all the time. Sometimes they are loud, punishing voices about what we didn’t do right, what we need to do better… sometimes they are …

Enneagram 7

Lots of you have heard of the Enneagram, an ancient personality typing system. I went to a conference on it in September 2017, and what I heard resonated so deeply with my experience, especially when it came to the explosive shock that becoming a parent was to me. Right now, my Enneagram guru is Suzanne …