Loyalty to Pain

The title comes from the lyrics to Charlotte Martin’s song Veins. It feels like everything is just getting worse, that everything is going to come to a head and I will lose everything. It’s going to be bad. So a bit of a backtrack. I made it to Mass Sunday and sorely wished I hadn’t. … Continue reading Loyalty to Pain

FOR GREATER THINGS YOU WERE BORN: A PASTORAL LETTER TO THE FAMILY OF GOD IN LOS ANGELES ON GOD’S BEAUTIFUL PLAN OF LOVE FOR OUR LIVES AND OUR WORLD – Archbishop Jose H. Gomez

Some Lenten reading. Bishop Barron put up a link to this on his Facebook page.  I think it’s worth a read. I’ve read a bit of it so far and it is a good read. While Archbishop Gomez is not my Archbishop (I’m in the Archdiocese of Portland, Oregon with Archbishop Sample), I can’t recall … Continue reading FOR GREATER THINGS YOU WERE BORN: A PASTORAL LETTER TO THE FAMILY OF GOD IN LOS ANGELES ON GOD’S BEAUTIFUL PLAN OF LOVE FOR OUR LIVES AND OUR WORLD – Archbishop Jose H. Gomez

The Angries

I have anger issues. There. I said it. But I’m not supposed to get angry or be angry or feel angry or show anger. I’m supposed to keep my mouth shut and take it. I’m to keep smiling and never show any emotion but happiness. Feeling any emotion is explicitly NOT allowed. That’s not what … Continue reading The Angries