the flip side of handing god my problems

Earlier this week, I had conversations with two of my friends about a topic that has been on my mind a lot – obedience. Obedience isn’t a popular concept, especially in our fiercely individualist, independent culture. I am very much a product of that culture. Even a year ago, I would have conflated obedience with oppression… Continue reading the flip side of handing god my problems

media consumption of march 2015

Here’s a little breakdown of what I’ve been mainlining lately! And so also… all I’ve been talking about lately. In addition to this being my occasional Fives Faves post, my friend Joyce has also launched her “Best Friends Link-Up” today, where she is sharing the links she would usually just send to a friend. Appropriately, I… Continue reading media consumption of march 2015

lent 2015 final push check-in

How is your Lent going? It’s Passiontide (which I only just really learned about by going to a Dominican event with chanting and lots of candles last night), which means we have two weeks to really buckle down and get serious about this Lent thing. It’s so nice we get all these chances, like Laetare Sunday… Continue reading lent 2015 final push check-in

celebrating a different irish saint

Lent and St. Patrick’s Day are really contradicting each other this year. To be honest, I just want to make some soda bread, have a beer, maybe some Bailey’s, and watch Waking Ned Devine. Fortunately, I can still watch Waking Ned Devine.  See here for the appropriate soundtrack to this post. (Yes, it’s the Waking Ned Devine version… Continue reading celebrating a different irish saint