Essays

Rethinking “Self-Care”

Rethinking “Self-Care”

What we too often forget is:
Women are important.
Mothers are important.
Homemakers are important.

If we truly believe this, then we must believe that the rituals that sustain them are also important.

Life is a Formal Affair

Life is a Formal Affair

Because yes, putting extra effort into the everyday requires sacrifice. It requires responsibility. It demands discipline. It means we must possess an awareness to the needs of others. It means we have to have the integrity to say, “the world doesn’t revolve around me.”

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Falling from Beauty

Falling from Beauty

Intense bodily focus is heinous. It creates a separated notion of the human person — forgetting the soul, and finding all worth and importance in the carnal. The reality that our body will one day return to dust poses a problem, since eternal youthfulness wears the crown. The focus of maintaining a healthy body veers into creating a sexual body. A body worth ogling over — one that will defy death

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