Category Archives: Slightly Comforting

  1. On Turning Forty

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    July 18, 2018 by lucieromarin

    Single women raised in conservative communities dread their fortieth birthdays. (I don’t know if the same is true for men; …
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  2. She Gathers the Herbs for Battle

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    July 7, 2018 by lucieromarin

    I have arisen from the bronchitis-that-would-not-die to find that we’re just over a month off the Feast of the Assumption. …
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  3. 2015. The Year of Healing. The Year of the Polyglot!

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    January 24, 2015 by lucieromarin

    It’s hardly a revelation to say that focusing on an interesting project or work can be a great help when …
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  4. Suffering, Sewing, Sentiment: Notes from a Week

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    September 13, 2014 by lucieromarin

    I wanted to tell you the story of how my hair fell out and then grew back. Then I realised …
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  5. The Apostolate of Being Normal

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    May 24, 2014 by lucieromarin

    If you’ve spent any time in the conservative loop, you’ll know that most people have at least one apostolate in …
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  6. Also…

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    February 1, 2014 by lucieromarin

    …a great many people have been raised with the story that Our Lady of the Rosary told Lucia dos Santos …
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  7. “I do not Promise You Happiness in this Life…”

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    January 29, 2014 by lucieromarin

    In an apparition to St Bernadette Soubirous, Our Lady said, “I do not promise you happiness in this life, but …
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