Living as the Beloved (Or How Nouwen Reminded Me of A Great Truth)

 Life of the Beloved is a book by the Catholic priest, Henri J.M. Nouwen. Nouwen spent time living and serving in a community that helped people with extreme mental and physical handicaps called L’Arche. Before that, however, he taught at Yale Divinity School; it was here that he struck up a friendship with a reporter … More Living as the Beloved (Or How Nouwen Reminded Me of A Great Truth)

“Women are supposed to be very calm generally: but women feel just as men feel; they need exercise for their faculties, and a field for their efforts, as much as their brothers do; they suffer from too rigid a restraint, to absolute a stagnation, precisely as men would suffer; and it is narrow-minded in their … More

Let’s Talk About It–Post College Blues, Law, and Gospel.

I loved college. Not to brag, but I was completely in my element during my years as an undergraduate. I was an honors student, went overseas to volunteer, spent a Spring Break in Paris taking classes at the Alliance Française and spent a summer living in New York City taking classes at Columbia University. I … More Let’s Talk About It–Post College Blues, Law, and Gospel.

RG Refinishes

This week I finally completed refinishing my dining table and six chairs. I bought them at the beginning of May, and well, it took a month to do because my life is crazy and because refinishing furniture is a lot of work. There were many instances when I was working on my dining set where I thought … More RG Refinishes