Female Christian Mysticism: Preparing to Speak

Lately, I have been daring myself, more and more often, to speak openly about spiritual topics that are close to my heart: secure in the knowledge that people who don’t know what I’m on about are not obligated to listen to my ramblings. 😂 Some of my loved ones do think I’m a little weird, but there…

Of Snakes and Saints

St. Patrick’s Day has become a worldwide celebration of Irishness, in its many forms. Every time it comes around, I find myself reflecting on the significance of a legend commonly associated with Saint Patrick: how he is said to have driven the snakes out of Ireland. This story is a metaphor for the abandonment of…