Motherhood in Holy Week

We started the Triduum eating pizza in our car in the church parking lot. We took three bathroom breaks before we made it into the pew for Holy Thursday Mass. Between bilingual readings, two more bathroom breaks, and a sleepy baby, it was…a challenge… to stay focused and enter the Passion fully. We explained the…

When I Was Peter

I’ve been trying to use my fourth maternity leave as a retreat (ironic, right?). But, really, I am trying to take advantage of a clear calendar and an excuse to have slow, homebound days as the opportunity for renewal. Sweet baby #4 came right before Lent started, so I have extra motivation to start a…

I want to live!

There are some dry bones in my life right now. Relationships aren’t what they once were. Illness abounds. Time is short. Patience is shorter. Love isn’t the prevailing sentiment of our time and place. I could continue, and you could add to the list.┬áBut instead, I am going to call in a favor and seek…