Living in Community: Eucharist in the Difficult Times

I’ve had the odd experience this year of being able to answer the “what do you do” question with “Oh, I’m interning at a monastery”. Sometimes it comes off as a rather flippant answer–one of those I’m-doing-something-really-unusual/cool-and-I-know-it answers. But after having lived this experience, 24/7, for the past nine months, I must confess that it isn’t […]

an update on new adventures

My chiropractor saw me wander in with a new book today, and casually asked me, “so, how many books do you read in a month?” I seesaw between boredom with reading options and personifying Belle, but apparently I’ve been doing a lot more of the latter lately. Perhaps it’s fitting, as I just discovered a […]

Taking Stock in a Freeze Frame

making a lot of really terrible watercolor sketches of flora and fauna. I’ve been posting the good ones on my Instagram page recently. drinking tea, as per usual. I’m starting to fall into a rut with my morning brew, however. I think I need to try some new teas and add them into my daily rotation. Lately […]


Pausing to be brave to live beauty to exist greater than the sum of all my small parts as I awake to the sound of sunrise the pause the beginning of prayer   I have the greatest of intentions, at least. My vow this Lent was to write something every day. Not just Instagram post captions […]