Wait, both readings are on women ‘committing’ adultery…? I was incredulous flipping through the pages of my Magnificat as I sat down to daily Mass yesterday morning. Feeling a little Catholic feminist rage bubbling up on me, I took it to prayer as I reflected on the first reading of Susanna. Side note: Blessed is… Read More The Heart of a Woman
I must be one of the last bloggers to get a recap up of the Catholic Women’s Blogging Network Midwest Conference back the last weekend in March. I have been sporadically blogging during 2017, and when I saw this conference pop up, I knew it could positively motivate me to blog more, or at the… Read More CWBN and a New Blog Name
I was struck by a thought yesterday morning. I had just attended my very first Blessed is She Brunch and was reveling in the beautiful conversations I had with equally lovely ladies. There was no pretense, no attempting to show up better than another. As one woman mused to me “everyone is so truly authentic.”… Read More Which “Com” Camp are you in?
One of my (largest? most noticeable? most annoying?) flaws is that when I’m interested in something, I delve into it until I burn out. The burnout can happen in a matter of days, or years, but most often within a few weeks. It can literally be about anything, knitting, web development, calligraphy, hiking, (blogging!) you… Read More Peace with the Plan
I remember driving back one night to my apartment with my then-boyfriend. He was asking me what I had planned that week. I mentioned a programming meeting with the committee I served on, a young alumni board meeting for my alma mater, choir rehearsal, a therapist appointment, and likely an event for a board I… Read More You Can’t Do it All…and That’s OK
“So when’s the big day?” “We actually haven’t set it yet. Hoping on a Fall 2018 wedding.” “Why haven’t you set the date? It’s been almost 8 months. You know that vendors want you booking at least a year out. You guys should start now!” “We know, and we are considering that. We are working… Read More Relationship Counseling? But You’re Not Even Married!
Welcome to my new blog! A little about me, and this new project of mine – Who am I? My name is Diane, and I’m a twenty-something Catholic, a marketing professional, and I’m engaged to a wonderful man, R. What is this blog about? I cannot promise adherence to any particular topic. I’m an ENFP,… Read More Welcome