Topic: balance

In 1984, six days before Christmas, my husband, my 9 months pregnant self, and our 20 month old went out for dinner at a Mexican restaurant.  The 20 month old spiked a temp and was pulling at her ear ... discuss

By Mitchell Kalpakgian, Ph.D. One of the insidious rationalizations used to permit same-sex married couples to adopt children argues that life in a home, rather than an institution, serves the best in ... discuss

Iran nuclear talks have resumed, and the U.S. and Iran are at the table again. In this piece, part one of a two-part Q&A between former U.S. Ambassador to the UN for Human Rights Ken Blackwell and Mrs ... discuss

A baby boy was found dead on a moving conveyer belt at a waste recycling plant in West Yorkshire. Authorities believe that the baby was born four weeks premature but alive when his mother gave birth. ... discuss

  Baby aborted at 28 weeks for having cleft handIn trying to tamp down massive opposition to “late” abortions, abortion advocates employ two ... discuss

The following commentary written by a leader of the Ohio Liberty Movement and the Portage County Tea Party was emailed to me over the weekend. Tom Zawistowski is a fervent patriot who wants ... discuss

Vatican City, Dec 16, 2014 / 12:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In an effort to improve the Holy See budgeting system, the Secretariat for the Economy has already trained Vatican employees in new budgeting po ... discuss

Many substantive changes can and should be made to the Affordable Care ActEd Haislmaierby Edmund Haislmaier: In the wake of Republican mid-term electoral victories, and with support for the presiden ... discuss

Gary Locke img via Jay Costarticle in The Weekly StandardHow to Rebuke a Presidentby Ralph Benko, Contributing Author: There has been much consternation expressed about President Obama’s extralegal ... discuss

The pro-life movement has been raising the ugly specter of abortions on babies with disabilities for years and now a new article in the Boston Globe confirms that the tests supposedly showing a baby h ... discuss

Fifty years ago doctors were prohibited by the Hippocratic Oath–and most laws–from assisted suicide and abortion. Now, we see the opening stanzas of forcing doctors, nurses, pharmacists, and other ... discuss

Fifty years ago doctors were prohibited by the Hippocratic Oath–and most laws–from assisted suicide and abortion.Now, we see the opening stanzas of forcing doctors, nurses, pharmacists, and other ... discuss

One of the things the CR-OMNIBUS did was deprive the new Congress in January from having any financial impact on these issues. Instead of passing a continuing resolution that would have funded the gov ... discuss

So we have a 400 lb black man ends up dead after an arrest who was doing nothing but standing there minding his own business. We have a black jaywalker who ends up dead in Ferguson. And a kid in a hoo ... discuss

Friday is here, and with it a new edition of Free Stuff Fridays. This week’s giveaway is sponsored (again!) by CBD Reformed. They are offering 5 prize packages this week, which means there w ... discuss

It’s not what you think. A while back I wrote an article entitled “Reproductive Rights Run Amok“. This is precisely what I was talking about. Headline: I paid $50,000 to have a girl ... discuss

by Hans Johnson In the “You Can’t Make This Stuff Up” category comes a video called “The Abortion Desert.” Taking a cue from the idea of “food deserts” - a la ... discuss

I’m going to share a few tips on clean eating on a budget, although I’m not an expert, I know some budgets cannot support it, and I’ve written about this before. Because I have writt ... discuss

by Spencer Woody : Did you know that the National Institutes of Health spent $374,000 to find out if a puppet show would convince preschoolers to eat more vegetables? Or that the Department of Agri ... discuss

Excerpt from:Robert Kolb and Charles P. Arand, The Genius of Luther's Theology: A Wittenberg Way of Thinking for the Contemporary Church (Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic, 2008), 124-128.We must not d ... discuss

Today is the anniversary of the 1941 Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.  The following day, President Roosevelt gave one of the great speeches of all time.  Here is my list of the greatest speeches of ... discuss

ARRA News Service - House and Senate Armed Services Committee leaders broke an impasse and agreed to move forward on a modified, pre-coordinated version of the FY 2015 defense authorization bill. The ... discuss

Vatican City, Dec 5, 2014 / 12:09 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- In a recent article for the Catholic Herald, Cardinal George Pell, prefect of the Secretariat for the Economy, shed light on the progress made in ... discuss

Something to keep in mind when battling the crowds, looking for that hard-to-find toy, or viewing with astonishment that person who snapped up the parking place you'd clearly been waiting for.Prayer W ... discuss

A finales de febrero de 2014 el Papa Francisco instituyó el Consejo y Secretaría para la Economía: un nuevo organismo al servicio de la Iglesia en general, y del Vaticano en particular, para respon ... discuss

 Abortion providers and pro-lifers: a tale of competing “moral balance sheets” By Dave Andrusko Over at “Loving Them Both,”  pro-life blogger Sarah Terzo quotes from what ... discuss

First, look at these two charts showing abortion mortality trends in two different countries.Can you spot the point at which abortion laws changed in that country?Do you think abortion was legalized o ... discuss

 Lauren Hill enters hospice, continues to fight inoperable brain cancer with courage and dignity By Dave Andrusko Lauren HillThe family of Lauren Hill, the courageous freshman at Mt. S ... discuss

The family of Lauren Hill, the courageous freshman at Mt. St. Joseph college, announced last night that Lauren has entered hospice care. Lauren, battling inoperable brain cancer, has been a profile in ... discuss

QUOTE:You do not have to dig deep into Panetti’s case before the extent of his mental illness becomes apparent. At Panetti’s trial, he chose to represent himself. As his life hung in the balance, ... discuss

Well done!!! Also see label Susana Martinez for more on Susana Martinez or start with Susana Martinez with New Mexicans demand a balance budget and got it barely by a House vote of 35-34 and afte ... discuss

(Source: St Ignatius' Spiritual Exercises, [178-187])1. Ignatius suggests that we start the decision-making process by putting before our mind what it is we want to decide about. For example, we ... discuss

Use your color histogram to correct your white balanceHave you ever noticed that when you are shooting an image, you look at the image on your screen on your camera and you notice right away that the ... discuss

A few months ago, Katrina Fernandez posted a list written by one of HuffPo’s “limitless supply of young narcissists”, Vanessa Elizabeth, under the title “23 Things to Do Instead of Getting Mar ... discuss

In response to the Supreme Court's deferral to a lower court's decision to override Utah's ban against gay marriages, Utah Governor Gary Herbert announced his intention today to "uphold the rule of la ... discuss

And Survivor stuff too! I'm sorry that posting to this site has become such a rare event. As I've written here before, the time available for blogging is not what it was. The primary culprit remains ... discuss

If not for the “unreasonable” refusal of conservatives to vote for Gerald Ford in the 1976 presidential race, we might have missed the presidency of Ronald Reagan altogether. Would that have been ... discuss

In a recent post titled Evil as Entertainment, Reformed blogger Tim Challies takes certain watchblogs to task for harping on evil so much that they neglect to point out what is good and true. He feel ... discuss

I attended a speech given by HM PM Stephen Harper at the Montreal Board of Trade last Friday. The subject was the newly signed Canada EU free trade agreement. It was great to see HM PM Brian Mulroney ... discuss

In Maryland, it's obvious the truth has been exchanged for a lie, at least among a majority of our lawmakers. Read Delegate Impallaria's assessment of the recently concluded legislative session, and p ... discuss

Christianity does not simply ask followers to respect life, nor does it insist they denounce the everyday sins of humanity. Truly devout living compels us to actively defend the right to life, which i ... discuss

'I was all for Obamacare until I found out I was paying for it'This quote (from the article linked below), ladies and gentlemen, may go down in history as one of the iconic summaries of the political ... discuss

This morning’s Projo carries a rabid commentary from The Boston Globe’s Yvonne Abraham against Scott Brown, making the despicable charge that Brown is somehow against raped women.  The Democr ... discuss

BE FOREWARNED..... A RANT IS COMING....I tend to understand why people have the tendency to ask this question....  I get it.  I especially get it if the person asking it only has one or two ... discuss

By Michael JohnsConventional wisdom holds that the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction, often referred to simply as the Supercommittee, is the sole entity working on a plan to reduce America ... discuss

By Michael JohnsWe should know at least this by now: One of the first signs of failed and lost political leadership is often the creation of a government commission.On the surface, the development of ... discuss

I have neglected this blog for a little while due to my schedule, but I couldn't miss posting tonight's exciting news (not like you haven't already heard it, lol).Mr. Brown is headed to Washington, as ... discuss

The Bush family's handle on the executive branch might be extended for another four years, but it's not the president's seat you would see Jeb Bush in.Bush has frequently said he wouldn't run for pres ... discuss

TO THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES:I am returning herewith without my approval H.R. 810, the "Stem Cell Research Enhancement Act of 2005."Like all Americans, I believe our Nation must vigorously pursue t ... discuss

This essay was originally published in Ethika Politika.Our political system doesn’t make it easy for an ideological Christian democrat to vote with a clear conscience.We frequently feel that a vote ... discuss

Netflix  giveth and this month this is some of what it hopes to add!Babes In ToylandBeyond the Edge (Nov. 25)Bill Cosby 77 (Nov. 27)Bomb Girls Season 3 (Nov. 26)Helix Season 1 (Nov. 10)Hell ... discuss

I mentioned in my 7-quick Takes post that my two teens and I had the opportunity this week to hear Jason Evert speak about chastity.  Mr. Evert is an international speaker and has appeared on EWT ... discuss

Malmedy, Belguim will forever be remembered as the most infamous massacre of American troops in World War II. The siege at Bastogne would have overshadowed the Malmedy Massacre had not the Germans com ... discuss

I got my first Christmas card yesterday. It was from a priest who used to be a high official in the diocese back when I was a reporter/editor for the diocesan newspaper. I always respected his intelli ... discuss

Well done!!! Also see label Susana Martinez for more on Susana Martinez or start with Susana Martinez with New Mexicans demand a balance budget and got it barely by a House vote of 35-34 and afte ... discuss

Recently I received an email, the subject line of which provocatively suggested that atheists were on the “warpath” against a university professor. Intrigued, I clicked on the email and opened up ... discuss

  The abortionist as hero: Part One By Dave Andrusko Abortionist Carol Ball(Katie Falkenberg / Los Angeles Times)If you’re looking for ... discuss

Dear reader, We have just begun our annual fundraising campaign. Each year we invite our readers to participate firsthand in keeping ZENIT afloat. The funds we receive during these annual drives are ... discuss

Vatican City, Nov 24, 2014 / 05:56 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Cardinal Robert Sarah has been appointed as Prefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments -- a decision th ... discuss

Past articles have mentioned or referenced Sen. Mike Lee's Plan to reform Congress. The days of the 113th Congress are almost completed and the 114th Congress (January 3, 2015 to January 3, 2017) will ... discuss

QUOTE:You do not have to dig deep into Panetti’s case before the extent of his mental illness becomes apparent. At Panetti’s trial, he chose to represent himself. As his life hung in the balance, ... discuss

University Faculty for Life is now accepting submissions from college and university students for its Scholarly Achievement Award in Creative Writing, Literary Criticism, or Research. Guidelines for t ... discuss

So, Mr Obama is going to offer his “executive order” on immigration tonight. Constitutional scholars are going to offer their opinions. But I’m going to give you a homework assignmen ... discuss

I would pay good money to watch a debate between John Owen and Joel Osteen. Wouldn’t you? I have read John Owen’s Overcoming Sin and Temptation many times now, and have benefited w ... discuss

Well done!!! Also see label Susana Martinez for more on Susana Martinez or start with Susana Martinez with New Mexicans demand a balance budget and got it barely by a House vote of 35-34 and afte ... discuss

(Source: St Ignatius' Spiritual Exercises, [178-187])1. Ignatius suggests that we start the decision-making process by putting before our mind what it is we want to decide about. For example, we ... discuss

That's what I'm doing this year for the first time ever.Yeah, sure, in a way I had just one "student" when we first started homeschooling. Anne-with-an-e was seven years old, Betsy just four. Anne was ... discuss

I would like to thank Jake Earl, who created the “John” thought experiment. The probing questions of various people, but most definitively of Earl, helped me to better think things through.   ... discuss

9 November AD 1522 – 8 April AD 1586 Today marks the birthday of Martin Chemnitz, Pastor and Confessor. We regard him as, after Martin Luther, the Lutheran Church's most important theologia ... discuss

Once The United States of America is diminished, in all ways economic, geopolitical, and civilized, all the free-ride, free-love, free-everything bennies will begin to disappear, or at least stop bein ... discuss

2 Corinthians 8 "8 And now, brothers and sisters, we want you to know about the grace that God has given the Macedonian churches. 2 In the midst of a very severe trial, their overflowing joy ... discuss

In response to the Supreme Court's deferral to a lower court's decision to override Utah's ban against gay marriages, Utah Governor Gary Herbert announced his intention today to "uphold the rule of la ... discuss

Icon from "Divine Office" MinistryI try to pray the Liturgy of the Hours every day. One major reason that I am able to do this is because of a great organization that releases an audio recording of th ... discuss

First... it's been several months since my last post. I didn't realize it was that long!Ah, life. May involved my oldest daughter graduating from college and a trip to California for that. June saw a ... discuss

Social and political philosophies have tremendous impact on one's world view. One's role in society (should individuality or community have priority), the belief of the purpose of government (to prote ... discuss

In an ominous development Wednesday night, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued its highest level alert for a response to the Ebola crisis in West Africa, even as reports came in indi ... discuss

We, in modern America, if anything have too much food. You learn this in a new way when you go to places like Singapore where the portions are smaller – you know, normal sized. But in super-sized ... discuss

These six tactics not only helped me navigate a 90-minute debate with three Mormons when I didn’t know anything about Mormonism, they can also help you have better conversations with pro-choice peop ... discuss

From the New York State Alliance for Arts Education Uncommon Approaches to the Common Core 2 August 12- 13, in Albany. Hear an inspiring keynote on inquiry-based learning from Barbara Stripling. Part ... discuss

Etsy Selling Success: Cash In On Your Creations Etsy.com is a perfect opportunity for those interested in selling crafts online, but lack technical knowledge. By spending less time on creating and mai ... discuss

Matthew Schellhorn, a highly-regarded classical pianist, has kindly given me permission to reproduce below his moving account of his late mother's terminal illness and his insightful arguments against ... discuss

A few months ago, Katrina Fernandez posted a list written by one of HuffPo’s “limitless supply of young narcissists”, Vanessa Elizabeth, under the title “23 Things to Do Instead of Getting Mar ... discuss

(This post, first published August 1, 2013, is an explanation of why there should be no termination without representation.) The unborn babies of the world today, November 15, 2013, are living their l ... discuss

Clinton Wilcox of Life Training Institute was kind enough to read the semi-final draft of this post and provide a brief but insightful critique. This does not mean that he necessarily endorses any of ... discuss

In a recent post titled Evil as Entertainment, Reformed blogger Tim Challies takes certain watchblogs to task for harping on evil so much that they neglect to point out what is good and true. He feel ... discuss

Pope Francis, preparing to execute a Judo throw on Patriarch BartholomewOn Pentecost, I was on Ancient Faith Today, which is hosted by Kevin Allen, and was on the show along with Fr. Matthew Baker, to ... discuss

Holy Innocents Church, NYC, threatened with closureThere is now an update to the situation with Father Justin Wylie who gave a very controversial sermon at Holy Innocents Church in Manhattan. As Pat A ... discuss

Trying to balance time with my husband and growing my marriage, and time writing has been a difficult one.  I have been failing miserably at the writing part, but I guess... ... discuss

Rush wrote a brilliant children’s book. It is about our Brave Pilgrims. Limbaugh appears to be hated by the left but almost anything he touches usually is quite successful. If you listen to Rush ... discuss

Sometimes the connections below will seem a bit, um, whimsical, random, and loose.  Like loose tea leaves.  Or maybe more like what you’d find at a jumble sale where the books were sorted by a ... discuss

In light of the USDA's takeover of Lunch Lady Land, we discuss James Madison's argument in Federalist 45 that the sum total of power granted to the national government in the Constitution would not en ... discuss

http://www.gopetition.com/petitions/release-meriam-ibrahim-dont-punish-her-for-her-faith.htmlI received an urgent request from LifeNews.com to sign a petition to Sudan to spare the life  of Chris ... discuss

Two more days and I come to the unofficial end of my second term in the state legislature. I'm running again and expect a primary. In making that decision I spent some moments reflecting on the good a ... discuss

Go Bananas! There may be more of us non-Bananas, but there is no larger grouping of any particular shape.A study of more than 6,000 women conducted at North Carolina State University in 2005 reve ... discuss

 Ken Blackwell, Contributing Author: A favorite tactic of the Obama Administration is to engage in outrageous behavior, and then – with the support of its allies – put its opponents on the de ... discuss

El Capítulo General es la más alta autoridad interna de la Legión de Cristo; representa a toda la congregación, y ha emitido un comunicado en el que ha querido pronunciarse, en continuidad con las ... discuss

  In this week’s Republican address, Reps. Susan Brooks (R-IN), Gregg Harper (R-MS), Martha Roby (R-AL), and Fred Upton (R-MI) call on President Obama to support House-passed bills that address ... discuss

1 February AD 1855 German pastor and theologian Klaus Harms was born at Fahrstedt, Schleswig-Holstein on 25 May 1778 and baptized the next day in the neighboring community of Marne. Before entering u ... discuss

Back To The Future!Cartoon by Mike Keefe Posted 6 yrs Ago Gary Bauer, Contributing Author: House Immigration Principles Hold on to your hats, folks. House Republican leaders released their i ... discuss

This essay was originally published in Ethika Politika.Our political system doesn’t make it easy for an ideological Christian democrat to vote with a clear conscience.We frequently feel that a vote ... discuss

Kevin Williamson’s cover story in the new National Review, “The End of Sex in an Age of Pornography,” is well worth your time, if you can stomach it. Williamson attends a major ... discuss

Fathers face long hours and inflexible workplaces that are preventing them from playing the role in their children's lives that they would like, argues Lucy Powell, shadow children's minister  ... discuss

Addressing the Vatican court primarily responsible for hearing requests for marriage annulments, Pope Francis said judges on church tribunals should show “imperturbable and impartial balance” ... discuss

Today marks the 41 anniversary of the Supreme Court’s decision on Roe v. Wade, which made abortion on demand the law of the land in all 50 states. Over 55 million lives have been ended during th ... discuss

As hundreds of thousands are making the trek to Washington D.C., San Francisco, or other local communities for marches for life, is it really worth it?   Does this really translate to hundreds of ... discuss

I'm a pretty selfish guy. All-in-all, most of the decisions I make on a day-to-day basis are informed (fairly thoroughly, I might add) chiefly by my own desires - whether in regard to the ways in whi ... discuss

I'm a pretty selfish guy. All-in-all, most of the decisions I make on a day-to-day basis are informed (fairly thoroughly, I might add) chiefly by my own desires - whether in regard to the ways in whi ... discuss

I'm a pretty selfish guy. All-in-all, most of the decisions I make on a day-to-day basis are informed (fairly thoroughly, I might add) chiefly by my own desires - whether in regard to the ways in whi ... discuss

I'm a pretty selfish guy. All-in-all, most of the decisions I make on a day-to-day basis are informed (fairly thoroughly, I might add) chiefly by my own desires - whether in regard to the ways in whi ... discuss

The March Hare with Alice, the Dormouse,and the Hatter from Alice’s Adventuresin Wonderland (Photo credit: Wikipedia) by Ralph Benko, Contributing Author: One year ago, between the re-election ... discuss

I'm a pretty selfish guy. All-in-all, most of the decisions I make on a day-to-day basis are informed (fairly thoroughly, I might add) chiefly by my own desires - whether in regard to the ways in whi ... discuss

I'm a pretty selfish guy. All-in-all, most of the decisions I make on a day-to-day basis are informed (fairly thoroughly, I might add) chiefly by my own desires - whether in regard to the ways in whi ... discuss

I'm a pretty selfish guy. All-in-all, most of the decisions I make on a day-to-day basis are informed (fairly thoroughly, I might add) chiefly by my own desires - whether in regard to the ways in whi ... discuss

When a mother’s life hangs in the balanceThere’s one exception that many are willing to make for abortion—when the mother’s life is at risk. But still, it’s a controversial subject.What’s ... discuss

by Brad Mattes, Executive Director, Life Issues Institute January 10, 2014 (Life Issues Institute) - There’s one exception that many are willing to make for abortion—when the mother’ ... discuss

I'm a pretty selfish guy. All-in-all, most of the decisions I make on a day-to-day basis are informed (fairly thoroughly, I might add) chiefly by my own desires - whether in regard to the ways in whi ... discuss

I'm a pretty selfish guy. All-in-all, most of the decisions I make on a day-to-day basis are informed (fairly thoroughly, I might add) chiefly by my own desires - whether in regard to the ways in whi ... discuss

I'm a pretty selfish guy. All-in-all, most of the decisions I make on a day-to-day basis are informed (fairly thoroughly, I might add) chiefly by my own desires - whether in regard to the ways in whi ... discuss

I'm a pretty selfish guy. All-in-all, most of the decisions I make on a day-to-day basis are informed (fairly thoroughly, I might add) chiefly by my own desires - whether in regard to the ways in whi ... discuss

I'm a pretty selfish guy. All-in-all, most of the decisions I make on a day-to-day basis are informed (fairly thoroughly, I might add) chiefly by my own desires - whether in regard to the ways in whi ... discuss

With the appointment of 19 new cardinals, Pope Francis has moved the balance of papal electors away from Europe and toward areas of the Church's most dramatic growth -- Africa and Central and South Am ... discuss

I'm a pretty selfish guy. All-in-all, most of the decisions I make on a day-to-day basis are informed (fairly thoroughly, I might add) chiefly by my own desires - whether in regard to the ways in whi ... discuss

I'm a pretty selfish guy. All-in-all, most of the decisions I make on a day-to-day basis are informed (fairly thoroughly, I might add) chiefly by my own desires - whether in regard to the ways in whi ... discuss

I'm a pretty selfish guy. All-in-all, most of the decisions I make on a day-to-day basis are informed (fairly thoroughly, I might add) chiefly by my own desires - whether in regard to the ways in whi ... discuss

I'm a pretty selfish guy. All-in-all, most of the decisions I make on a day-to-day basis are informed (fairly thoroughly, I might add) chiefly by my own desires - whether in regard to the ways in whi ... discuss

I'm a pretty selfish guy. All-in-all, most of the decisions I make on a day-to-day basis are informed (fairly thoroughly, I might add) chiefly by my own desires - whether in regard to the ways in whi ... discuss

The Obama White House is unhappy that the Supreme Court, late Tuesday, issued an injunction preventing the administration from forcing a group of Catholic nuns to pay for birth control and drugs that ... discuss

In both Calvinist and Lutheran circles, as the church goes through its liturgical menstrual cycle, various charges of antinomianism flow forth. In some circles this flow continues for 12  years. ... discuss

I am getting sick of all the so-called "conservative" Catholics and their dimwitted supporters in the comboxes lambasting Pope Francis for what he said in his recent Apostolic Exhortation.If any of th ... discuss

I attended a speech given by HM PM Stephen Harper at the Montreal Board of Trade last Friday. The subject was the newly signed Canada EU free trade agreement. It was great to see HM PM Brian Mulroney ... discuss

Reading 1 Wis 11:22-12:2 Before the LORD the whole universe is as a grain from a balance or a drop of morning dew come down upon the earth. But you have mercy on all, because you can do all things; an ... discuss

I'm a pretty selfish guy. All-in-all, most of the decisions I make on a day-to-day basis are informed (fairly thoroughly, I might add) chiefly by my own desires - whether in regard to the ways in whi ... discuss

I'm a pretty selfish guy. All-in-all, most of the decisions I make on a day-to-day basis are informed (fairly thoroughly, I might add) chiefly by my own desires - whether in regard to the ways in whi ... discuss

I'm a pretty selfish guy. All-in-all, most of the decisions I make on a day-to-day basis are informed (fairly thoroughly, I might add) chiefly by my own desires - whether in regard to the ways in whi ... discuss

I'm a pretty selfish guy. All-in-all, most of the decisions I make on a day-to-day basis are informed (fairly thoroughly, I might add) chiefly by my own desires - whether in regard to the ways in whi ... discuss

I'm a pretty selfish guy. All-in-all, most of the decisions I make on a day-to-day basis are informed (fairly thoroughly, I might add) chiefly by my own desires - whether in regard to the ways in whi ... discuss

'I was all for Obamacare until I found out I was paying for it'This quote (from the article linked below), ladies and gentlemen, may go down in history as one of the iconic summaries of the political ... discuss

I have neglected this blog for a little while due to my schedule, but I couldn't miss posting tonight's exciting news (not like you haven't already heard it, lol).Mr. Brown is headed to Washington, as ... discuss

Many Catholics have heard a lot about Vatican II and yet are ignorant about the basics of the council. This post may serve as a first-step in overcoming some of those gaps in knowledge, but please don ... discuss

Today, we reverted to an old family tradition: we spent almost the entire morning doing morning chores, cleaning bedrooms, and catching up on laundry because we let things fall apart over the weekend. ... discuss

Americas EBT system was taken off-line yesterday for about seven hours in seventeen states for (latest excuse) computer maintenance. Right in the middle of a busy Saturday! Now that is either really ... discuss

By Patrick J. Buchanan In the last decade of the 20th century, as the Soviet Empire disintegrated so, too, did that prison house of nations, the USSR. Out of the decomposing carcass came Russia ... discuss

i have always instructed my children that regardless of what they do in life, as long as it isn't something "illegal" and they are enjoying what they are doing, then i am okay with that because l ... discuss

Columbia University’s copy is not working at the time of this post, so it’s being republished here. — Text of Address by Alexander Solzhenitsyn at Harvard Class Day Afternoon Exercis ... discuss

Last week, an interview with Pope Francis was published by the National Catholic Review called “America Magazine”. In the interview, the Pope spoke of balance in the Catholic Church and the i ... discuss

Archbishop Mark Coleridge of Brisbane, Australia, reads the Sept. 19 issue of the Italian journal La Civilta Cattolica while attending the plenary assembly of the Pontifical Council for Social Communi ... discuss

In the last year there has been a push in both the United Kingdom and the United States for permission to create children with three genetic parents. This technique, often called mitochondrial re ... discuss

The following is commentary by Fr Frank Pavone of Priests for Life on that interview Pope Francis gave which has caused a stir.  The text of the interview appeared in a number of Jesuit publications ... discuss

 Protect Secret Assisted Suicides! By Wesley J. Smith Wesley J. SmithCompassion and Choices–once known by the more accurate name Hemlock Society–is in the well paid, but non-profit busi ... discuss

Commentators speak of Pope Francis as “pastoral,” and some juxtapose it to the previous two pontificates. I find this unpersuasive because too vague. To my mind a key difference between J ... discuss

(CNSNews.com) – Pope Francis is “starting to sound like a nun,” said House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), a Catholic, when asked about some of the Pope’s recent remarks c ... discuss

By Fr. Frank Pavone National Director, Priests for Life Pope Francis As the Director of Priests for Life, known worldwide as a ministry within the Catholic Church that urges more preaching, teaching, ... discuss

I may not be a Roman Catholic, but my interest was certainly piqued last week when I read of Pope Francis’ assertion that the church has become overly “obsessed” with the issue of a ... discuss

I may not be a Roman Catholic, but my interest was certainly piqued last week when I read of Pope Francis’ assertion that the church has become overly “obsessed” with the issue of a ... discuss

"The year is 1833.  Col. Davy Crockett runs for reelection to Congress and gets an unexpected lesson from a farmer on the meaning of the Constitution.  Is it proper to give away other people ... discuss

The pope, who later celebrated Mass for some 300,000 people outside the  city’s cathedral, told them: “We don’t want this globalised economic system  which does us so much harm. Me ... discuss

Alan Caruba, Contributing Author: I will never understand the kind of thinking behind a lie so big that it became an international fraud and swindle. I cannot understand why an international organiz ... discuss

‘Like Washington, Nevada has a politically divided government, but that hasn't stopped our efforts to grow Nevada’s economy. Good executives, like all good leaders, must expect opposition when mak ... discuss

Img Info @ Part 1 ........... Continued from Part One by Ralph Benko, Contributing Author: Two years ago, Hollywood, no kidding, masterminded a plot to, in effect, steal the Internet (by criminaliz ... discuss

Oz's new PM, shamelessly pinched from here. I desperately needed some reassurance that not EVERY Western nation had gone stark raving mad, and my emergency back-up country has provided it. Intre ... discuss

Not isolated incidents, and under reported...     On Fr.6Sep13, I read a news article about a bakery that was forced to close under pressure by militant and litigious LGBTQs.  Dire ... discuss

{1 Peter 2:11-17. John 16:16-22} In the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost. Amen. Accounting Last Monday being Tax Day, no doubt, you felt relief. Relief because you had already ... discuss

First Nancy Pelosi  at a press conference yesterday,  and  now Obama at a press conference with the Swedish Prime Minister today have shamelessly denied Obama’s setting a red line o ... discuss

I admit it: I sometimes grow weary of hearing about all the challenges faced by pastors and pastors’ wives and pastors’ kids. Is a pastor’s vocation really so different from any ... discuss

33 Shocking Facts Which Show How Badly The Economy Has Tanked Under ObamaBy Tyler Durden, ZeroHedge.com, 08/21/2013article source: http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2013-08-21/33-shocking-facts-which-show ... discuss

Archbishop Vigneron of the Archdiocese of Detroit The Archbishop Vigneron debate is still boiling a bit here in Michigan. The Detroit News printed a story yesterday about the “debate” on ... discuss

by Dr. Bobbie Eberle, The Loft: Why can't people live where they want to live? It's a free country, right? Not according to Barack Obama. With new policies coming out of Obama's Department of Housing ... discuss

Yesterday, Sa.24Aug13, in a Barnes & Noble book store, I saw an interesting example of revisionist propaganda:  A large 'coffee table' book entitled "The Founding Fathers" - its cover page w ... discuss

Teitzei means “to go out” in Hebrew. It is in the book of Devarim (Deuteronomy 21:10 – 23:26). What many do not realize or appreciate is that the Torah is based on connecting principles ... discuss

I did not agree with Ross Perot on gun control, redistribution of wealth, abortion, and some as aspects of his foreign aid; however, his fiscal and management knowledge and skills combined with his Fa ... discuss

TweetBy Ruth VanDykenThe death of young, pregnant Savita Halappanavar in November set Ireland’s abortion debate on fire.  With some saying her death could have been prevented by abortion, publi ... discuss

A few nights ago I dreamed I was on Facebook and having trouble with it.  I have no idea what the trouble was but as I was waking up I somehow decided I would stay off Facebook for a month.  Once I ... discuss

Obama has done so much to diminish his stature as president of the United States. He's been in office less than five years and he's appeared on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno FOUR times. A sitting pre ... discuss

By Roland Millare Many lay Catholics answer the call to serve as a theology teacher because of the role they play in the formation of hearts and minds of the students they serve. So many parents, who ... discuss

BE FOREWARNED..... A RANT IS COMING.... I tend to understand why people have the tendency to ask this question....  I get it.  I especially get it if the person asking it only has one or tw ... discuss

By Alex SchadenbergInternational Chair - Euthanasia Prevention CoalitionOn July 31, 2013, the Court of Appeal (Civil Division) in Britain decided in the Nicklinson case that no exception would be crea ... discuss

St. Poemen the GreatQuestion: "In this world where we are taught to enjoy ourselves and seek pleasure, where, even as Christians, we want to glorify God's creation, how are we to know when we have rea ... discuss

By Caitlin Bootsma Thank goodness for the sexual revolution, right? Now women can be free—unfettered by the standards of morality and religion—and truly own their own sexuality. This is the underl ... discuss

By Don SimmonsI have long ago thrown away my last copy of "How To Win Friends and Influence People", as I have come to an understanding of Pro. 29:25, "The fear of man lays a snare, but whoever trusts ... discuss

Church Member A is a member of a Bible church with less than 100 members located 20 miles from his home that is led by two elders. He has a wife and children and a full-time job. He struggles to mai ... discuss

You may have noticed I took a break for a while. This proved very beneficial and helped give some clarity regarding what I am trying to accomplish here, namely an encounter with Jesus Christ. What is ... discuss

By Michael VorisMT; font-size: 12pt;">What is the Church of Nice? It is a worship community that sort of looks Catholic and OFFICIALLY  is Catholic – but at the end of the day, authentic Cathol ... discuss

By Michael VorisMT; font-size: 12pt;">What is the Church of Nice? It is a worship community that sort of looks Catholic and OFFICIALLY  is Catholic – but at the end of the day, authentic Cathol ... discuss

I have had a couple of people ask me recently, what the hardest part of fostering is, what my advice would be for those who are considering it and just my overall impression. I wasn't sure how to ans ... discuss

Abortion is undeniably a very polarized topic…and rightly so. Its debate is, in essence, the epitome of the struggle between right and wrong. In this case, however, innocent lives hang in the balanc ... discuss

At long last we have an explanation for the Eric Holder appointment. A recently uncovered memo has revealed the hiring practices of the Department of Justice focus on employing those with intellectual ... discuss

Last one. I'll skip remarks on the upcoming luncheon speaker, Nashua mayor Donnalee Lozeau, whose topic is "How to find balance and do it all." Puh-leeze. There's balance, and there's doing it all, an ... discuss

Custer went forward. Lemmings go forward. The Light Brigade went forward. And now, in an exquisitely apt marketing move, the incumbent president has chosen "Forward" as the slogan for his re-election ... discuss

For me, the whole Snowden saga is intensely interesting and fraught with so many burning questions and monumentally serious concerns. So, please indulge me again. In truth, like a good book,  ... discuss

Some brief opinions and observations regarding Edward Snowden: Is there anything more sinister to Ed Snowden's disclosure than meets the eye? And just what did Snowden disclose th ... discuss

I discovered this speech when a friend sent me a link from OrthodoxyToday.com. This is one of the most relevant and prophetic speeches concerning the dangers of modernism and secular humanism that I h ... discuss

by Ron Paul: [A Week ago] at its regular policy-setting meeting, the Federal Reserve announced it would double down on the policies that have failed to produce anything but a stagnant economy. It wa ... discuss

Archbishop Vigneron of the Archdiocese of Detroit The Archbishop Vigneron debate is still boiling a bit here in Michigan. The Detroit News printed a story yesterday about the “debate” on ... discuss

{1 Peter 2:11-17. John 16:16-22} In the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost. Amen. Accounting Last Monday being Tax Day, no doubt, you felt relief. Relief because you had already ... discuss

Back pain can be sudden or recurring, and it often takes more than some rest and a few pain pills to feel better. Instead of dealing with chronic pain, take proactive measures that will both prevent b ... discuss

My good friends over at New Reformation Press have this wonderful article on Sanctification titled "You Participate In Your Sanctification As The Direct Object" by Steve B.    Before yo ... discuss

From Alan Graebner, Birth Control and the Lutherans—The Missouri Synod as a Case Study, Journal of Social History, Vol. 2, No. 4, Summer 1969, pages 320-22:"In this case he [Rehwinkel] was much a ... discuss

Bismarck, ND – 03/22/13 – Today, the North Dakota House of Representatives has passed the first personhood amendment in the United States, 57-35. SCR 4009 states, “the inalienable right to l ... discuss

Court will not be in session for a case that would have determined Obama’s Citizenship and eligibility to be President. Earlier today, the Supreme Court announced that it would NOT hear the case ... discuss

Yesterday, in honor of President’s Day, Abort73 released a new video titled “Presidential Wisdom.” It includes an assortment of presidential quotes that speak to the issue of abortion. Most of t ... discuss

In today's Sunday Independent, Prof. Ray Kinsella writes that there is no need to legalise abortion to protect life of the mother. 'Best practice' guidelines would be better informed than legislation ... discuss




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