Ugh Why Did I Do That?

This Friday my students and I got to talking, and at one point I said something about how I like working with high school kids and how I really liked working at this school. Instantly the entire class was repulsed. “Why us?”  “Wouldn’t you rather work with little kids?” “You have a biology degree, andContinue reading “Ugh Why Did I Do That?”

The Straw in the Manger

My family whom I love dearly is far from perfect. And even on Christmas night, sometimes we just fall. Sometimes my pride says, “Oh Mikayla are you really so weak that you still fight with your family” or “Seriously aren’t you beyond this”. But the reality is I’m human. So on Christmas night when myContinue reading “The Straw in the Manger”

Suffering with Her

In terms of your salvation, suffering is the best thing that has ever happened. Suffering turns us to God, and makes us realize nobody else can save us. However let’s be honest suffering sucks, but there’s one person that makes it not feel so lonely and that’s Our Blessed Mother. When our Lord was dyingContinue reading “Suffering with Her”

Wanting to be Liked

Looking back at high school and middle school especially, I see a girl who would do anything to be liked, to feel seent, or to feel known. I see a girl who hated fruity gum, but would buy it just to pass it out to other kids, just for the feeling of being wanted. IContinue reading “Wanting to be Liked”

Ignorance is Bliss

Imagine this. There’s a giant rolling stone, and it’s going to smash millions of people. The people do not see it coming, and by the time they do, it will be too late. You have been told, and are 100% certain that if you can spread the word, and get everyone to move out ofContinue reading “Ignorance is Bliss”

My Brother’s Keeper

11 years ago as of the 17th, I would have first held my little brother in my arms for the first time. It was my 3rd sibling I had welcomed into the world, but my first brother, and I was much older so it was very memorable. I remember standing at the end of theContinue reading “My Brother’s Keeper”

Too Busy to Care

300 years from now what will our descendants think? They will have so much information on us, it’s truly endless. But when they look back at what remains will they be able to explain what they find. Will it actually make sense? When they find more black babies were aborted than born each year inContinue reading “Too Busy to Care”