Aiming for Average?

In women circles, online and in real life, there is an interesting tendency for women to pat each other on the back and encourage mediocrity. Now I understand the need for judgment-free zones. I am an imperfect woman and I don't like to be reminded of my imperfections all the time! My appearance, my sins,... Continue Reading →

What if the baby gets in the way?

I was recently asked by someone if I ever have time to do the hobbies (or studies/career) I enjoy, while being a mother. It was ironic because I recently had been thinking the same: is it possible to juggle everything and maintain a hobby? But when she asked me, the real question became abundantly clear:... Continue Reading →

Who wears the pants in this house?

I never used to have a big qualm with women wearing pants. Until now. Hear me out, I'm not totally onboard saying pants are inherently evil. Nor am I interested in creating a commandment where there isn't necessarily one. However the past couple of months I have been going over and over (and over and... Continue Reading →

Beast

Every man has a beast That's what my mother said From the greatest to the least It lives inside their head It comes out in the middle of the night When pretty girls go to sleep If you show, it will bite What you've sowed, you will reap So if you are too nice Or... Continue Reading →

Clear

I fantasize about clear I want to open my eyes and see clear I want to touch my skin and feel clear Smoothness, hairless and clear I want to tear my skin apart But I'm already broken The blood on my hands is just another token A token, a memory of broken, bruised skin I... Continue Reading →

Come Holy Spirit

Come Holy Spirit,  fill the hearts of your faithful and kindle in them the fire of your love. Send forth your Spirit and they shall be created. And You shall renew the face of the earth.   O, God, who by the light of the Holy Spirit, did instruct the hearts of the faithful, grant that by the same Holy Spirit we may... Continue Reading →

Litany of Humility

O Jesus! meek and humble of heart, Hear me. From the desire of being esteemed... **Deliver me, Jesus** Fromm the desire of being loved... From the desire of being extolled ... From the desire of being honored ... From the desire of being praised ... From the desire of being preferred to others... From the... Continue Reading →

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