To Burn the Rot

Today I am sharing a piece by guest writer Kate Eichelberger. While Kate and I are friends, her opinions do not necessarily reflect my own but she raises good questions here that we should all be willing to meditate on more deeply. Also, if you have not seen the Netflix show "Midnight Mass" and don't … Continue reading To Burn the Rot

Choosing a Confirmation Saint or How Silly Things Can Bring You Together

Recently, I commissioned an icon of my Confirmation saint, Zoe of Pamphylia. As she is a lesser-known saint and lived in the second century, there aren't many depictions of her. I was confirmed in 2002. For almost twenty years, I've been growing closer to this saint whose face I couldn't even picture, let alone wear … Continue reading Choosing a Confirmation Saint or How Silly Things Can Bring You Together

In Defense of Breasts

Breastfeeding is a beautiful gift between mother and child that reflects the nourishing nature of God. It's a very grand work. Literally nourishing another person with your body! In fact, it's an image of the Eucharist. Who else gave His body to feed us? Who else's body do we literally feast on and put at the center of our faith and our lives? Jesus!