Why I Decided To Marry Outside the Church

The process of planning a wedding has made me realize the truth of the statement “the personal is political.” My decision to marry outside of the Catholic Church (or any other church) was not meant as a slight to my religious friends and family, though it will undoubtedly cause unintended distress to many. It wasContinue reading “Why I Decided To Marry Outside the Church”

Why I Have Mixed Feelings About My College 4.0

Just a few days ago, I graduated from LSU with a B.A. in English Literature and Creative Writing, a minor in Latin, a thesis under my belt, and a 4.0 cumulative GPA. While I am super stoked about finally being finished with my college career and being awarded a shiny medal for my academic achievements,Continue reading “Why I Have Mixed Feelings About My College 4.0”

Life is Not a Problems-Having Contest

Quick! I just told you a story about something bad that once happened to me or a problem I’m having in my life. What do you do? A. Tell me about a similar bad thing that once happened to you B. Tell me how sorry you feel for me C. Tell me things could haveContinue reading “Life is Not a Problems-Having Contest”