“What We Stay Alive for”: Why We Need Art to be Fully Human

Well, it looks as if every other Monday is going to be the new posting schedule from here on out. I do realize that I did not post last week, and it was quite difficult to just let that sit. But, I am in my senior year of university and only a few months away … Continue reading “What We Stay Alive for”: Why We Need Art to be Fully Human

Christianity’s Misconceiving of St. Thomas and the Questioner

"Unless I see in his hands the mark of the nails, and place my finger into the mark of the nails, and place my hand into his side, I will never believe." Eight days later, his disciples were inside again, and Thomas was with them. Although the doors were locked, Jesus came and stood among … Continue reading Christianity’s Misconceiving of St. Thomas and the Questioner

In Praise of Bram Stoker’s Dracula

What's going on, friends? *exhales* I'm finally doing it! I've been wanting to write about Dracula ever since I finished reading it at the end of last year. The story captivated me, and I have been dying to share it with you all. It caught me by surprise and was so much more than I could ever … Continue reading In Praise of Bram Stoker’s Dracula

A Theology of Heaven and Hell: Cantrapasso in Dante’s “Inferno” and “The Great Divorce”

Good morning, friends! How are we finding ourselves on this Memorial Day? Oh, and also...did you notice the new theme going on? As a writer, I've been investing a lot into my online presence lately, and I thought it was due time for an upgrade on this site. How do we feel about it? I'm … Continue reading A Theology of Heaven and Hell: Cantrapasso in Dante’s “Inferno” and “The Great Divorce”

My Oxford Scholastica Summer: Classes, Castles, and (lots of) Coffee

Well, it seems that after my Mystery Blogger Award post, a few of you showed interest in hearing about my two weeks abroad at Oxford University last summer. I was hoping you would, as I have been meaning to write about my studies and adventures for a while now. This post ought to get the … Continue reading My Oxford Scholastica Summer: Classes, Castles, and (lots of) Coffee

The Mystery Blogger Award

Guten tag, friends! *exhales* I am exhausted. I have taken on more hours at work, decided to transfer to the online division of my university due to my lovely friend COVID, and have scarce had the chance to write, read, or study my beloved German. My brain has found itself addled beyond belief, and now, … Continue reading The Mystery Blogger Award

In Answer to Quarantine: Beautiful Things to Keep You Sane

Hallo, friend, wherever you may be in your little corner of the earth. I hope this post is finding you well, in good health, and in good spirits. At this point, I'm starting to feel like a heroine from one of my favorite books. I wake up each morning (usually with my hair in either … Continue reading In Answer to Quarantine: Beautiful Things to Keep You Sane

The Prayers of a Heart that Hurts

  Guten tag, meine Freunde. 🙂 I hope you find yourselves well at this very eerie point in history in which we witness the coronavirus pandemic sweep the globe. Is it not odd? Does it not feel a bit apocalyptic? Dystopian, even? Just a bit? In my corner of the world, I'm currently not leaving … Continue reading The Prayers of a Heart that Hurts

St. Germaine: The Good Treasure of One’s Heart

O Lord, I am not worthy of you. Come in my heart and soul and mind, guide my every thought, word, and deed. St. Germaine de Pibrac I have read about quite a few saints over the course of the last month, but none of them have stirred my heart quite so much as little … Continue reading St. Germaine: The Good Treasure of One’s Heart

A Study in Doctor Who: The Spirit of Man and the Heart of God

Lots of saint-spammy 😉 posts are in the works, my readers, but before I post my first one, I have a special something to write about. Guess what? I just finished Doctor Who series 5! Well, last week I did. And let me say that it was brilliant. 😉 But that last two-parter. "The Pandorica Opens/The Big … Continue reading A Study in Doctor Who: The Spirit of Man and the Heart of God