As believers, we are inundated constantly with messages from a culture and society that are the complete opposite of our faith. When actors, actresses, athletes, and politicians jump on the bandwagon about a certain issue—and then our friends and family do as well—holding fast to our faith and our beliefs can seem like a daunting… Continue reading “When What is Vile is Honored”
Growing up, I was silly and entertaining. Literally my grandpa’s nickname for me was “Noisy.” My bubbly personality was mostly out of necessity. Living in a sometimes tumultuous household, I felt like it was my job to keep the peace or to bring a smile to otherwise grumpy faces. “Calm and quiet” would never be adjectives I would… Continue reading Can I Ever Be a “Gentle” Mama?
On this day fourteen years ago, I met my husband in Tijuana, Mexico. When people ask how we met, we say, “We met in Tijuana,” and we let that sit for a moment. You probably know that TJ has a reputation for being a place for party goers, dancing, drinking, and meandering along Avenida Revolución looking for… Continue reading Remember the Day We First Met?