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Meanderings of a Catholic Devout

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Mercy is Forgiveness

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So I followed through on my intention and confessed yesterday.  At first, my heart in my throat, I felt like I wasn’t giving a good confession.  As many times as I have confessed (mind you, I have the heart of a sinner), I never seem to remember the words I am supposed to say.  Read the rest of this entry »


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March 7, 2010 at 8:57 pm

What Tears Me Up Inside

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It’s a school night, 12:10 am, and I’m still trying to figure out why I can’t sleep like I used to.  Before, falling asleep early was so routine, the complacency was exhausting.  But now, with my new adventure underway, sleep seems overrated.

Lately, I haven’t been feeling guilty about anything.  Read the rest of this entry »

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March 2, 2010 at 12:24 am

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The Decree

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The Decree was signed by the judge and I didn’t even have to be there.  My ex-husband recounted the experience for him, telling me about his lawyer’s connections to the judge and that we could be (and were)  listed first on the docket.  How convenient for him, although slightly insulting to me. 

I must admit, I have to constantly pray to God for civility.  Inside, I wanted to whimper and whine a little.  I want to see my ex-husband as cowardly, as having chewed me up and spit me out.  I keep praying to stay the course on the higher road.  “Say what you mean, mean what you say, and don’t say it meanly.”  Are there any divorced saints? Read the rest of this entry »

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February 10, 2010 at 10:47 pm

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