Remorse and Forgiveness

The process of forgiveness is a strange one. Much like grief, I believe, there are phases we go through. First we're angry, silently replaying the scene in our heads, imagining the stinging retorts we should've made. Then, you feel like crap, the reality of what they said sinking in. Then rationalization - "well, they didn't …

Johnny B. Good..

"When did you first hear God call you his beloved daughter in who He was well pleased?" , When John asked this at the retreat my response was audible - it was a snort. The thought that very quickly followed was, 'Never.' Yet I've been returning to this question repeatedly in the weeks we've left …

The Cliche Question of Every College Student (Regardless of Age!)

Who am I? There are many fashions in which to answer this question - nearly all of them are utterly superficial; I am a student, a Catholic Worker, unmarried, female, white, tattooed. All of these mean nothing because they are mutable, transitory, subject to change by my own mere whimsical fancy. To authentically answer this …

Krishna's Body

Admittedly, I'm an obstinate little shit with a predisposition to arrogance. Luckily, I'm surrounded by people who humbly take my arrogance in stride and don't call me on my bullshit - rather, they most graciously allow me to call myself out as I progress in my understanding. That being said, of course I didn't read …