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Ten Years and Two Reasons

This August I will be celebrating 10 years since I moved to Canada. I’m 32, so pretty much I’ve lived a third of my life in this country. It doesn’t feel like that at all. I came to Canada when I … Continue reading

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I’ll See Her Again

I always thought that when my abue died I was going to be beyond devastated. I used to think that I was never going to recover from her dead. Thanks to my faith, that wasn’t the case. Last year she … Continue reading

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Crying Over Small Things

There are days when small things are huge. On Saturday, I cried because I ordered a bad chai latte. I cried because the coconut milk I chose made my drink watery. On Sunday morning, I realised I’ve started taking my … Continue reading

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Tired, Renewed and Loved

    There are days when I’m tired…tired of tiredness, tired of people, tired of Silvia trying to understand people, tired of thinking that people mean well. Am I as selfish as I think some people around me behave? Probably! … Continue reading

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A Depressed Catholic is Not a Bad Catholic

It is OK to be on antidepressants. It is OK to be a Catholic on antidepressants. I’ve suffered from major depression many times in my life. I also suffer from anxiety, and every year I get very bad Seasonal Affective … Continue reading

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Once I am There…At Daily Mass

It is always worth it, no matter how hard it feels sometimes. It is always inspiring, even in the darkest and grayest days. It always strengthens me and consoles me. It makes me feel blessed and I smile…my tears are … Continue reading

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Crushed…But Consoled

I just couldn’t handle it, it crushed me…making sure my only option were tears. Thinking and making senses of things was impossible, my mind was unable to separate reasoning from feeling, and so I felt ruined, utterly collapsed.   I … Continue reading

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