Showing posts from March, 2015

The Abolition of Woman

A schoolmate of mine, Rachel Hoover, has a great post over at the Intercollegiate Review.  I've been wanting to do a post on the Christendom Birthday Singers for some time, but she does an excellent job of bringing these great guys into the conversation on gender.  Read The Abolition of Woman.

Prayers please

Dear friends and readers, I'd like to ask for your prayers.  Graduation is swiftly approaching, and I'm desperately trying to find a job; there's one in particular I want and have done an initial interview for, but I don't know how good my chances are.  If you can spare a quick prayer to St. Joseph, I'd really appreciate it.  Thanks!

Small Success Thursday: Thesis Edition

This is a week of very tiny successes.  It's been crazy and stressful, but God willing I'll have a decent thesis to turn in next week.

1) I actually managed to say a whole novena.  I know, it sounds ridiculous, but I swear it's really hard for me to actually remember for nine days in a row!  I'm praying desperately to St. Joseph to figure out my post-graduation job situation.  It's daunting and scary, but I'm trusting my heavenly father to help me out.

2) My thesis adviser (who is absolutely amazing) was able to meet with me early this week.  We figured out how to rearrange my thesis so that it's more coherent and thematically consistent, which actually means that I don't have to do another massive chunk of research.  I still have so much to do - rewrite my introduction, edit and finish the second chapter, write a quarter of the third chapter, and write the whole introduction...but it's getting there.  Nothing got done yesterday but footnotes, which n…

Happy Feast of St. Joseph!

[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="560"] The Dream of St. Joseph, by Rizi[/caption]

[caption id="attachment_1928" align="aligncenter" width="660"] Gerrit van Honthorst, "The Childhood of Christ"[/caption]

[caption id="attachment_1955" align="aligncenter" width="660"] Jesus! Put the bird DOWN! "The Holy Family with the Little Bird" by Murillo[/caption]