Letter to God: Letting Go

Dear God, Well, yesterday went badly in several ways. Top of my list is realizing that, okay, I really need to stop going to confession to have my sins forgiven. I need to stop even thinking about it. Because obviously this is not working. I know you have told me this many times, Father, so […]

The Virtue of Simplicity

For the past couple days, I’ve been thinking about all of the corruption in the world. No matter how hard we work to make things better, it’s like we’re in this nuclear arms race against evil, where evil keeps building better mousetraps. For example, I read this incredibly heart-rending peace against racism in the National […]

Pray Without Ceasing

I’m probably going to take a couple days off from public posting again, mostly because I spent most of the past few days working on this book until my brain ran out of thoughts. I wrote over 10,000 words, which is a lot even for me. When I type it out like that, I’m like […]

Memorial Day

Here in the United States, we have this holiday called Memorial Day. On this day, we honor all those who have died serving our armed forces. Because my brain tends to overthink things, it has always bothered me on this fundamental level to have a holiday dedicated to people who died in war. Don’t get […]

Quick Update

My real job will probably be back as of the week of June 1st. I can hardly wait. I love my library job. This whole religion thing – I love God the Father and I love Jesus, but I mostly feel like a useless wreck when it comes to trying to understand or explain either […]