I’m sorry if you thought I was the one eagerly skipping into Mass every day. I’m not. The truth is that some days I find it really difficult to go.
Sitting in the tattoo parlor with my arm outstretched I realized that the real reason I was getting this tattoo is because of my own stupidity. But not in the sense that the inking of my body was stupid…
My mind was so overwhelmed with that boatload of thoughts and emotions that came with my last day that I didn’t have time to choose what my Lenten “thing” would be this year.
Understanding Life Teen’s “real” recommended message and methods (not one priest, or parish’s interpretation or execution of it) changed my life because I was even more convicted that we can’t hide away from the world we live in and push away anything that doesn’t have a “catholic” stamp on it.