“we’re never going to be just one thing”

Embracing a hyphenate identity is not just a self-defense mechanism — it’s a smart career decision. Back in my finance days, my colleagues would frown when they interviewed people with vibrant lives outside of work. They assumed that creative hobbies, side businesses, and web projects would prevent a person from dedicating 100% of themselves to their job.Continue reading ““we’re never going to be just one thing””

fearful but overjoyed

In the time between Mary Magdalene seeing the Risen Christ and telling the disciples, she was the church on earth. Fr. James Martin, SJ She’s my confirmation saint, because when she went out and told the men they didn’t believe her. Kaya Oakes All Saints Day, I know, is meant to be about the manyContinue reading “fearful but overjoyed”