MARIA MAGDELEINA

writer, podcaster, child of God

This year is quite a strange one for everyone across the globe. Our worlds are changing drastically on so many levels: culturally, socially, politically, financially, and most importantly, healthily. One of the traditions I’ve kept over the years is to travel to a particular place every year. My plans this year have been cancelled, but …

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I can’t believe it, but it looks like my dream came true! My article on poetry has been published on the Our Languages Blog by the Translation Bureau of the Government of Canada (What? The GOVERNMENT? YESSSSSS!!!). If you want to read my four little tips on writing simple but deep poems, click here. The …

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“It’s not my #responsibility to be #beautiful. I’m not #alive for that #purpose. My #existence is not about how #desirable you #find me.” – Warsan Shire • i remember waiting in some of my favourite #parisian #streets when i passed by that little #mirror on a #wall. it’s #written on it: “mais oui t’es belle (of course you’re #pretty)!” i just thought that was the #cutest thing ever. it made my day and i thought, what if everyone …

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i remember #feeling #broken and #lost for a while and i kept #asking myself, “who am i called to be?” then one day, i #read one #simple sentence that shook and brought me instantly to #tears: “He is broken for us to be whole.” in this phrase lies the main #purpose of our Lord Jesus Christ: Him dying on the cross to #save us. He broke Himself completely for us not …

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