This divine relationship

I try not to miss the exposition of the holy eucharist. It happens every Thursday at my catholic church. The smell of incense fires up my euphoric experience. I did my favorite form of prayer, The Chaplet of The Divine Mercy during it, and then stared at the image of Jesus as it was revealed…

The Morning After

It’s not easy to face the priest the morning after the confession. I have not been a good Catholic since my conversion three years ago. Depression gets in the way in all areas of life. It ruins relationships, career, health, and so on. Leading a good religious life is extremely hard. In every depressive episode,…

This Monastic Life

It’s amazing how many monastic elements are already present in my life. I find it in my 3 o’clock prayer, and the simple tray of melons-my dinner. I don’t watch TV. I don’t make phone calls. Rarely people call me. I struggle to open some windows to let the breeze in since it had rained this…