Tag Archives: Gospel

The “Horrors” of Childbirth 

Women looooooove to dwell on their birth horror stories.  And honestly, to someone who hasn’t gone through labor yet (both men and women), everything seems like a horror story.  It sounds painful, dehumanizing, and just plain awful.   I grew to despise this fear-mongering type of conversation before I was pregnant, and I avoid it like […]

Seeking God in the Stories we Tell at Christmas Time

It’s that wonderful time of year once again!  There is holiday cheer and well wishes, gift giving and receiving, and an all around joyful atmosphere (usually).  The lights are up, Santa’s are out, and creche sets have been placed. And once again, it’s time for an advent blog.  It’s actually my fourth Christmas blog, although […]