My House is Alive with the Sound of Music…

Time to introduce my “I” theme for the year which once again happens to be my word of the year (just want to stress that just because this has been the case the last 2 years this is not always the case or how I pick my word of the year!). I bet you can guess it from the title of this post… Continue reading

Weeping for the World and a Dorothy Day quote

I don’t think I’m alone in thinking last week was pretty depressing. I don’t want my social media hiatus to be taken for silence or ignoring the multitudinous problematic events but I’m still not quite sure what to say or do. Continue reading

The Weary World Rejoices…

I’ve noticed that this year many people don’t seem to be feeling the “Christmas spirit” and I’ve noticed that many more just seem downright exhausted. There are countless articles and posts out there about how we should be slowing down for the holidays and make them less stressful, and I completely agree. However, I’m getting the sense that we aren’t all just exhausted from the holidays, we’re exhausted from the whole year. Continue reading