Catholic, Mental Health, Uncategorized

Can you be self-sacrificing and still practice self-love?

Matthew 7:12 says: One of the teachers of the law came and heard them debating. Noticing that Jesus had given them a good answer, he asked him, “Of all the commandments, which is the most important?” “The most important one,” answered Jesus, “is this: ‘Hear, O Israel: The Lord our God, the Lord is one. Love the Lord your… Continue reading Can you be self-sacrificing and still practice self-love?

Catholic, Disability, Mental Health, Pro-Life, Uncategorized

Apparently, You Can’t Be Happy and Poor

How often have you stopped and thought about the ramifications of not letting people be happy? .... Suicide risks are considered to be a serious mental health risk in young people, especially those in poor, and even middle class families.

Grief, Mental Health, Uncategorized

Master List of Grief Resources

One thing that's been helping me through my grieving process is researching grief. I'm not sure why, but it's comforting for me to understand why I'm doing what I'm doing, and more importantly to know other people go through it. I've found a lot of articles, some of which I'm too lazy to read and/or I think other people… Continue reading Master List of Grief Resources


Jesus is Our Bridegroom, so Why Don’t We Treat Him Like One?

  While I personally have never been in a relationship, I do have several friends who have, and they often ask me for advice or simply tell me how their relationship is going. One thing I've picked up on is that when you're in a good, healthy, relationship you feel a constant need for the… Continue reading Jesus is Our Bridegroom, so Why Don’t We Treat Him Like One?


Don’t Bring Peppa Pig To Mass

(None of these links are affiliate and I receive no reimbursement from Amazon or any other sellers)  I'd like to preface this with - I LOVE LITTLE KIDS AT CHURCH! In fact, I love all ages at church. But what I don't love? Bringing secular things to church. This may come off harsh - after all, if the… Continue reading Don’t Bring Peppa Pig To Mass

Catholic, Feminism, Social Justice

The Glorification of Toxic Femininity

So, in response to the Gillette ad I've seen a lot of people (mainly men) saying things like "Imagine if women had this happen to them! The feminists would be outraged!" along with "Theres no such thing as "toxic" masculinity" etc. While I already addressed the one about toxic masculinity in a earlier post I… Continue reading The Glorification of Toxic Femininity

Catholic, Mental Health

The Dangers of Staying Together Too Long

Toxic masculinity is making the rounds lately, even more so because of an article by the American Psychological Association . As always, very few people have read the actual article and instead they're listening to biased sources offering their opinion on the article. But the actual article... isn't that bad? It actually makes a lot of… Continue reading The Dangers of Staying Together Too Long

Catholic, Disability

What Catholics (and Protestants) Need To Learn

Wait... what? Why would Catholics and Protestants want to learn from each other??? We're as different as cats and dogs.. Which really isn't that different if you think about it, cats and dogs both have fur/hair, are kept as pets, give birth to live young.. Hmm So, how are we similar? Well, that's hard to… Continue reading What Catholics (and Protestants) Need To Learn


The 2 Worst Types of Catholics Pt. 1

I have met no one worse than someone who fits into one of the two groups: -A rich Catholic -A Catholic who thinks they’re perfect I’m going to work backwards in talking about them and start with the second one.  As Christians we’re called to humility, but a lot of us don’t realize how much… Continue reading The 2 Worst Types of Catholics Pt. 1