June 30, 2018

Last week, I wanted to shut the world off for a while. Like off. Power it down. Not just step away from social media, or create quiet space in my life. Like make it stop spinning because clearly we are off our axis and out of control. We need to get a grip. The immigration crisis raged. I edited our community’s newspaper for the black community and read about the seemingly never-ending water issue in Flint, Michigan. In that same… Read more

June 20, 2018

All over my social media feeds, my friends are responding to the federal government’s policy of separating immigrant children from their families in detention facilities at the Mexican border. There are constant cries for those of us who call ourselves Christian to take action and speak up for these most vulnerable of our brothers and sisters. Many Catholic bishops, including my own, are calling the policy morally reprehensible and encouraging the faithful to take action. As much as seeing the… Read more

June 17, 2018

Hi! Welcome to “Embodied Faith”. I’m Colleen. I’ve been a writer and blogger for about eleven years now, and I’m an ever-evolving one. Here’s a brief time line of my blogging life: 2007: Have all the kids. Write about it. 2008: Homeschool all the kids. Write about it. 2009: Bury a baby. Survive a broken heart. Write about it. 2010: Realize you are forever different and your heart keeps breaking. Don’t write that much. 2012: Found a nonprofit and move… Read more


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