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Waiting for My Pope

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Growing up Catholic liberated and stifled me at the same time. I felt guilty, feeling like I was being berated by the whispers of nunsfrom the all-girls Catholic school I attended for 12 years. My mother, a devout Catholic, also kept asking me why I didn’t go to Mass anymore. How could I explain to her that I felt more distant when I was in the midst of ceremony? Then Pope Francis came along. Read more…

Writing Again: A Way Back Home

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This Writer’s Life: Family inspiration all around me, my tea and my laptop. I missed writing. I missed the excitement of pitching topics, the thrill of being assigned topics I pitched for, the challenge of approaching topics unfamiliar to me. After LEAP, I began reassessing how I was nurturing myself. A typical day for me […] Read more…