Category Archives: Indisposable

Being a Wife

Catholics believe in vocations, and the most common vocation is that of marriage.  It happens to be the one I was chosen to and that I chose.  And please let me tell you that I suck at it.  I’m not … Continue reading

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Focus Your Heart on What Matters

Wow are there a lot of things we can be focused on in the world.  Especially this time of year. This week I have been stressing out about Christmas decorations.  And Mae’s sleeping patterns.  I’ve been trying to figure out … Continue reading

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The Importance of Self Care

You know how people (wise people perhaps) seem to always say that you have to take care of yourself and that you can’t give what you don’t have?  You know what I’m talking about. Usually then they will talk about … Continue reading

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My Face in the Crowd

Yesterday was Magoo’s First Holy Communion.  She has been so excited about it for so long.  As we got to the church, however, she got really quiet.  I think she was nervous and perhaps a bit overstimulated. Time eventually counted … Continue reading

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About Me and Envy

I like words.  A lot.  I like the way some roll of the tongue and bounce around in your ears awhile before lying down and resting somewhere comfortable in your brain. I like their meanings.  I like contemplating ideas – … Continue reading

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To Heal or to Hurt

I’ve been thinking a lot about brokenness lately.  About the ways in which we all are broken, both big and small. And to be honest, it’s scary.  Terrifying actually. The way I see it, we are all walking around with … Continue reading

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Asking for Help is Hard

I used to teach college English before Magoo was born.  Once she was born, I went to teaching one or two night classes for a couple of semesters before it got to be too much, and I took a hiatus. … Continue reading

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Admitting Defeat

Things seem so complicated sometimes.  So many plans and responsibilities.  So many reveries and dreams and memories.  So much behind and so much ahead. Sometimes it gets to be too much for me.  My brain reaches capacity and it sort … Continue reading

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Messes

I’ve never been good at cleaning up without making a bigger mess first. Case in point.  This is my living room right now. Yesterday we decided it was time to take down the Christmas decorations.  In order to do this, … Continue reading

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In Search of Gentleness

I look outside onto the ice covered streets.  I can almost feel the harsh air brushing my cheeks.  I feel my feet slip in the snow, and I seek out gentleness. I turn on the news and I see hatred … Continue reading

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