Note: As part of my conversion process, my rabbi requires that I write my religious autobiography, which is made up of a series of essays. I’m posting these essays here, as well, to share my journey. I’m nearing the end of this process and… Continue Reading “Essay: Why I want to become Jewish”
A few years ago, I was a really crappy friend to someone I’ll call Summer. She and I met back when we were taking college classes at Indiana Tech and we became fast friends. Even after I moved away, we maintained a friendship. This… Continue Reading “Christian creeps”
Let me preface the following paragraphs by saying this – I’m not just writing this to share my thoughts out into the faceless, endless black hole of the internet. I would love comments/thoughts on this topic. I’m inquiring because I’m truly, honestly curious and I… Continue Reading “That bumpy spiritual road”
When it comes to matters of faith, I feel like my brain is a bouncy castle perpetually occupied by a pack of rambunctious toddlers.
I approached the Christmas season with a healthy amount of dread, as I have previously wrote about in this post. I planned on avoiding all family gatherings and had a great excuse because of the hours I was working the fact that I would… Continue Reading “An unexpectedly blessed Christmas”
Growing up, I was a witness to my parents bickering about religion.
Since starting my night shift job almost seven months ago, Hubby and I have found it nearly impossible to go to church on Sunday morning. We’ve made a few valiant attempts to set the alarm for 9am so that we can get cleaned up,… Continue Reading “Round peg, square hole”
One topic I usually avoid discussing is religion. My avoidance isn’t really because I don’t want to get into disagreements with people or because I’m uncomfortable with the topic, but because it’s such an intimately personal topic for me. My religious journey, it seems,… Continue Reading “A very personal post (about religion)”