Leaving a Biblical Legacy in the Workplace

On July 11, 2019, my husband’s grandmother, Evangelina, went to be with our Lord at the age of 97. Evangelina lived a life of service to God; a devout Catholic, she vowed to live a life of obedience, humility, and poverty. On the night of her rosary, her spiritual family joined hands, surrounded her coffin, […]

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Have you met Sioban?

I will never forget the day I met Sioban. We were both on a plane headed to Santa Fe, New Mexico. We were fortunate to be in a row with two seats; she was sitting next to the window and I had the aisle seat, neither of us had to worry about the inconveniences of […]

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What is your worship style?

A love for music came early in my life. The earliest memories are of a tiny record player, my momma gave me. I was maybe 4 or 5? The base of the record player was white and the top which folded down like a briefcase was light blue with a large, colorful air balloon painted […]

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Lament Before Giving Thanks

  A time for celebration is approaching. In a few days, we will gather with our family and friends and give thanks to God for His favor. We will thank Him for a myriad of blessings; big and small. While most focus on the positives of this year, others will not be able to celebrate. […]

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Reestablishing My Identity Mid-Life

Have you heard the phrase, “In a world where you can be anything, be kind?”  I ran into this phrase over and over again as I was trying to decide what path I wanted to walk through academically.  For a few years now, I have been toying with the idea of achieving a degree. My […]

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I’m a Little Teapot

I love slow days when my husband and I can escape the fast-paced life in the city and take day trips to the quaint towns in the Texas Hill Country.  While writing this piece I remembered one of those visits and thought of a cute little antique shop we found. It was a tiny little […]

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Living Tiny but Mighty

For the past six years, God has been bringing me through a journey of enlightenment and freedom (that’s fancy talk, for “a bumpy road of obedience and discipline”).  First, it started with the scaling back of material things to an almost minimalist lifestyle. I say almost minimalist because our tiny house is bursting with stuff, […]

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