As the month of October quickly comes to a close, my first thought is WHERE DID IT GO?! Wasn’t it just Summer? Did I pray enough rosaries?

Then, I accept the fact that winter is upon us and my thoughts turn to pumpkin flavored everything, thermals, hot chocolate, and the Holy Souls in Purgatory.

Is that creepy? I don’t know if it’s because I was raised by a Mexican mother who is always talking about death, or that I’ve been Catholic my whole life, that I feel so close to the Holy Souls in Purgatory and am so unafraid of death. Whatever it is, I like it.

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