16 Jul 2017
"A Writer Who is Catholic"
My #3 daughter has some of my qualities, and attitudes.
About four years back now, she vented frustration about writers, faith, and assumptions. She wasn't nearly as loud as I've often been during 'vents.'
When folks learned she's a writer, they'd often say something like 'oh, good: we need more Catholic writers.'
She'd say something like "I'm a writer who is Catholic, not a 'Catholic writer.'"
I know what she means. She isn't writing another 'lives of the Saints,' or book of prayers. She's a Catholic who writes....
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