Forgiveness in Advent

Note: For some reason I couldn’t get my image to post so there’s no image today!   Here is the latest Coffee & Pearls: Scroll down to read it as a blog post!   Advent is here. And while I wasn’t going to write an Advent-specific post, I feel compelled...
Cultivate Peace This Holiday Season

Cultivate Peace This Holiday Season

  Here is the latest Coffee & Pearls: Scroll down to read it as a blog post!   The holiday season is upon us and as American commercialization pushes this at us earlier and earlier, I find myself wanting to hid earlier and earlier. The Christmas decorations are...
Solving Scatterbrain Syndrome

Solving Scatterbrain Syndrome

Here is the latest Coffee & Pearls: Scroll down to read it as a blog post! NOTE: There is a five minute recap of my experience doing the James and Avila study with a bunch of strangers in this podcast episode! I have been a mess lately. A happy mess, but a mess...
Community is Important

Community is Important

Here is the latest Coffee & Pearls: Scroll down to read it as a blog post! Today I want to talk about the importance of community and how stinkin’ hard it is to get! You’ve seen it all over the internet. Community is important. We need community. We see this all...
Sugar, Sleep, and Sirach

Sugar, Sleep, and Sirach

  Here is the latest Coffee & Pearls: Scroll down to read it as a blog post!   Sugar Okay, these are more like notes instead of a whole blog post… because… new baby… and hunting season! Starting in October I do no candy. Then I do no desserts...
Baby Steps Out of Survival Mode

Baby Steps Out of Survival Mode

  Here is the latest Coffee & Pearls: Scroll down to read it as a blog post!   I survived! That’s all I keep thinking as I’m able to pick up Forest for the first time in months and able to scale the stairs without screaming. I feel like a million bucks. I’ve been...
A Planner Won’t Fix You

A Planner Won’t Fix You

  Here is the latest Coffee & Pearls: Scroll down to read it as a blog post!   It’s that time of year, we’re slowly taking our eyes off the beauty of summer and beginning to think about the impending chaos joy of fall, which for many of us means the start of the...
My Conversion Story Part Two

My Conversion Story Part Two

  Here is the latest Coffee & Pearls: Scroll down to read it as a blog post!   I will take the time to type up this episode after this baby comes out! In the meantime, you can listen to this episode to learn how I went from a Protestant to a Catholic. It was a...