Hildegard of Bingen: Saint, Future Church Doctor, Baller

RomeReports did an awesome little video on the Bright Maidens‘ patron saint, St. Hildegard of Bingen, a future Doctor of the Church. Watch here:

These videos always make me think, what will my legacy be in the world? How can I humbly contribute? We are not all called to be Doctors of the Church, but we’re certainly all called to be saints.

p.s. Have you liked the Bright Maidens’ FB page yet? Do you follow us on Twitter? Join in the conversation! We have some exciting news coming up, so stay tuned!

It Happened One Night

Another engagement picture with B., who loves me.

The Bright Maidens talk s-e-x! (Not that any of us have actually, you know, done that.)

We also talk about love, relationships, God, yada-yada-yada. It’s pretty awesome and humbling.

The ever lovely Pat Gohn had us (again!) on her Among Women podcast and featured us on her blog.

This interview is Part II; see here for the awesome Part I interview on what young people are so dang excited about in our Catholic Church (2,000+ years and still kickin’ out encyclicals!).

Thanks for listening! Any thoughts on what we talked about? Anything you’d like to see us talk about more?

Shameless plugs/ resources:
Me on G+
Me on Twitter
Bright Maidens on Facebook
Bright Maidens on Twitter
Pat Gohn’s Among Women Podcast on Facebook
Pat Gohn on Twitter

We Want More! We Want More!

Do you ever think,

I need more Julie Robison in my life!
I wish I could talk with the Bright Maidens…
What does the Voice of Reason sound like?

If so, you’re in luck! Here is the Bright Maidens’s interview with Pat Gohn on her Among Women podcast. (She is the Voice of Reason, by the way.)

Here’s the interview I did with Pat last year too, if the above isn’t enough. Two words: feminine genius.

You want more, you say? Can’t get enough, you say? Well! Fear not! The above interview is part one of two. Yes, you read that right. Next week, Pat will be releasing her second interview with us!

Now, for a little Friday remix: “I’m Glad You Came” by The Wanted

Story time on Easter!

Happy Friday, folks!

Shameless plugs/ resources:
Me on G+
Me on Twitter
Bright Maidens on Facebook
Bright Maidens on Twitter
Pat Gohn’s Among Women Podcast on Facebook
Pat Gohn on Twitter

On Sundays I’m Shameless: FOLLOW ME! (I Changed My Twitter Handle Name Too)

Hey y’all! I’ve changed my Twitter handle from @juliemrobison to @thejulieview for FIVE reasons:

1. It connects my Twitter account more to my blog (The Corner With A View)
2. It takes out my last name, which I’ll eventually change legally anyways
3. It has a nice ring to it, ja?
4. It is shorter, so people can say more to me (From 125 characters to 126! YEAH!)
5. Branding! I’m so savvy.

FOLLOW ME! 

Two of my siblings and me during intermission of another sister’s play. We’re a fun bunch. (Follow me.)

Also, if you read my blog but don’t subscribe, could I make a request? Make yourself known and subscribe? I know you’re out there. Yes, I’m talking to you.

I’m on Google Plus too.


More shamelessness:

Two more websites you should all read are The Imaginative Conservative and Virtuous Planet.

I’m one of the three Bright Maidens, which sponsors conversations on any topic pertaining to women, The Catholic Church, and fun times. Feel free to follow us too!
The Bright Maidens’ Twitter Account 
The Bright Maidens’ Facebook Fan Page 
My counterparts: Elizabeth is on the Twittah and so is Trista!

Thank you! Much obliged to you for humoring me, folks. Have a blessed Sunday!

If you need me, I’ll be at the zoo

Yep, you read that right. The Zoo (zoo-zoo! How about you-you-you?).

Two of my sisters at the Cincinnati Zoo

I am posting my Bright Maidens post on PDA in the Digital Age late to encourage all of you to do so as well (contributions may be posted on our FB wall!) Actually, I started another job to help pay for the bills and future bills, and I am still organizing my time accordingly. Mea culpa!

To make up for my delinquency, I am sharing two videos of great songs Mumford & Sons have covered. They are one of my FAVORITEST bands; they are uber-talented and have a lot of Christian allusions in their songs. Enjoy!

Here is a video introduction to their awesomeness:

I really am going to the zoo today with the 3 year old and 9 month I now nanny a few days a week. I’m so excited!!!

Happy All Souls Day, friends!

The Next Bright Maidens Post Will Be…

Topic number 16 will be “What is the distinction between being sexy vs. being desirable?”

Let’s get those posts in next Tuesday, folks! Post on (and LIKE!) our TBM Facebook page and tweet the Bright Maidens too!

Do y’all have any topics you’d like to see us write on? Leave a comment or send an e-mail!

I’ll post about Germany soon too. It was an amazing trip and I feel so blessed to have had the opportunity to travel with my sister. We stayed in Munich and Berlin in Germany, and went to Neuschwanstein Castle and Salzburg, Austria in the week we were together. I spent six hours in the Frankfurt airport too, which was a trip in itself.

If y’all could keep my part-time job search in your prayers too, that would be great. I have tons of writing and reading to do for work, and I’m trying to keep that happy balance of work, looking for more work and sleep. I also have an interview with Pat Gohn for her Among Women podcast on Thursday– I’ll post it here when it goes up!

RCIA started up again last night! I am the youngest team member. We have a new priest in charge, too, who knew my last name was pronounced like Robinson, but without the “n” in the middle. I think that means we are going to be best friends. Please keep all inquirers into the faith in your prayers!

Busy week, but blessed to be able to keep up. Have a great Tuesday, folks!

UPDATE: See Bryan Kemper’s blog for Fr. Pavone’s statement! Sports Illustrated published a perfectly wonderful and inspirational story about a guy who got shot in the head and forgave his aggressor. Oh, here are the all-time worst accents in movies.