An Unquenchable Thirst, Faith, Mary Johnson, Memoir, Mother Teresa, Roman Catholics, Strong Women

Review: An Unquenchable Thirst

One of my all time pleasures is reading. Lots of books, usually two or three at the same time. I've been called a bookworm, bookhound, and bibliophile. I would call myself a bookinista-you know like fashionista. But I thought of a Spanglish term, a hybrid of "book," and "conquista," hence booquista, or book conqueror. I read to momentarily… Continue reading Review: An Unquenchable Thirst

Family, Latino Family Traditions, Lent, Mexican Cooking, Mexican Holiday foods, Mexican Vegan food, Roman Catholics

When We were Catholic-Lent

by J. CobbMy mother is Roman Catholic. She baptized and raised us as such. We attended Catholic schools from first to twelfth grade. Everything you can imagine in the 1960's-70's era of Catholicism, in our Latino home, we had it: Virgen of Guadalupe, St. Jude, and the Sacred Heart of Jesus statues. We had an altar under… Continue reading When We were Catholic-Lent