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I want to stress that the author of The Message, Eugene Peterson, is highly respected. I hear only good things about him from those who know him. He produced The Message out of a desire to help the Bi ... discuss

Assisted suicide advocates are so full of crap. Here’s just one example. Dr. Timothy Quill is a long-time assisted suicide advocate and practitioner. In an interview with assisted suicide proponent, ... discuss

Here’s a story that will defy the liberal media’s abortion agenda: A reality TV star is crediting God for the strength to keep her baby – in a both heartbreaking and heartwarming story. Lifetime ... discuss

on marking the great events of the world. Then the little books can take care of them selves, and the trivial incidents of passing politics and diplomacy may perish with the using.— A. P. Stanley. ... discuss

The Supreme Court of South Africa rejected euthanasia and assisted suicide by overturning the lower court decision that approved death of Robin Stransham-Ford, of Cape Judge Fabricius legislated from ... discuss

Two Pennsylvania college students who were penalized for vandalizing pro-Trump signs have set up a fundraiser to help pay their fines and donate to the abortion chain Planned Parenthood. Breitbart rep ... discuss

Euthanasia Exposed protest (November 2016)Alex SchadenbergInternational Chair - Euthanasia Prevention CoalitionThe Supreme Court of South Africa rejected euthanasia and assisted suicide by overturning ... discuss

6 December AD 326 Of the many saints recognized by the Christian Church, Nicholas is one of the most widely commemorated. However, very little is known historically of him, although there was a churc ... discuss

Three Planned Parenthood facilities in Central Pennsylvania are closing this fall after the abortion chain suffered huge losses in the Nov. 8 election.ABC 27 News reports the Planned Parenthood facili ... discuss

Can fallen men change themselves?  Fallen men and women are “dead” in their sins and trespasses and are unable to do good; the supreme good, being the act of embracing Christ as LORD and savior. ... discuss

Three Planned Parenthood facilities in Central Pennsylvania are closing this fall after the abortion chain suffered huge losses in the Nov. 8 election. ABC 27 News reports the Planned Parenthood facil ... discuss

Finally this November, a mainstream media source, the Des Moines Register, investigated some of the problems with legalized physician-assisted suicide in other states such as complications during the ... discuss

Wesley J. SmithI have posted below another penetrating article in the National Review by one of America's top bioethical thinkers, and close personal friend, Wesley J. Smith: "Trump Derangement Syndro ... discuss

Robert Spaemann, a friend of Benedict XVI, said the cardinals had chosen the right course and wishes more would join themThe German philosopher Robert Spaemann has supported the four cardinals’ requ ... discuss

Increasingly, I have encountered an argument in favor of abortion that goes something like this: If an embryo or fetus has a right to life, that means every death of an embryo or fetus has to be inves ... discuss

This is a post I shared a couple years ago with a photo I rarely share...Sometimes I get sad thinking that not only did I never get to look at Lily in her eyes, but she also never got to look into min ... discuss

Liberals often have a difficult time understanding the concept of irony, as clearly demonstrated by Adam Horovitz, who is called “Ad-Rock” or “King Ad-Rock” when performing with the Beastie Bo ... discuss

December 3rd is the feast of Saint Francis Xavier, (1506 - 1552) the 16th century Jesuit missionary known as the Apostle to the East. He converted more people in his life than anyone since the Apostle ... discuss

I am Israel. An interesting statement. One that I scribbled in the margin of my Bible just over a year ago after reading a passage over and over and over again. The thin lines of ink seeping into the ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. I: Ordinary: 649 Proper of Seasons: 183 Psalter: Friday, Week I, 764 Christian Prayer: Does not contain Office of Readings. Office of Readings for Friday of ... discuss

If you are familiar with Lily's story, then you know that there was no medical explanation for her death. And that I trust God is greater than medical explanations. I firmly trust and hold to knowing ... discuss

What differentiates one word from another – making one word a profane word while another is considered normative?  Why is one “four letter word” different from another one?  It ... discuss

  16 best quotes from the retiring Gen. James Mattis According to reports, President Barack Obama decided to force the Marine Corps legend out early because he rubbed civilian officials the wrong ... discuss

'Way back in the early 1970s, John Lennon wrote a song that was the pinnacle of his career: It's called "Imagine." While lovely in tone? It's stupid. Wait…parenthetical comment coming up…(Please p ... discuss

Ramona and I just finished The Curious World of Calpurnia Tate, Jacqueline Kelly's delightful sequel to The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate. We did it together as a read-aloud and were both sad to re ... discuss

By Cameron CôtéLast week I was speaking to a couple of agitated pro-abortion advocates while doing “Choice” Chain at Mount Royal University. One of them randomly blurted out, “I bet you love D ... discuss

Preaching the Word of God is a great privilege, while being an immense responsibility. Even though I would like people to be in God’s Word every day, the reality is that most people are not. The pri ... discuss

. . . The brutal legacy of Fidel Castro you won't hear about in the mainstream media.Dancing In The Streets Of Miamiby Humberto Fontova: Fidel Castro jailed and tortured political prisoners at a high ... discuss

Secretary Elaine ChaoARRA News Service President-elect Donald J. Trump today announced his intent to nominate Elaine Chao to serve as Secretary of the United States Department of Transportation. Havin ... discuss

By Paul Kengor | Fidel Castro, from 1959-2006 the world’s longest-running Marxist dictator, is dead at the age of 90. He was no friend of the Cuban people, or of Cuban Catholics. He was a b ... discuss

Dr. Larry Arnn: Public policy is often exciting and urgent. When a war begins or ends, when votes are counted in an election, or when a major bill is passed, everyone senses the magnitude of the even ... discuss

Elliott Erwitt/Magnum PhotosHere in the U.S., it isn't necessary to list the real and alleged flaws of the Castro regime. They're known to all. But why are so many people mourning the loss of this "ty ... discuss

The fragility of life once again became apparent to me last week, when I received a call from a dear friend, who was letting me know that she was in the hospital. A week before we had been laughing to ... discuss

Below are eight saints whose commemorations occur during the liturgical season of Advent — the Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of God, St. Francis Xavier, St. John Damascene, St. Nicholas, St. Ambrose, ... discuss

There are some lyrics in a popular song that remind me of past posts I've shared. The song is called "In Christ Alone" by Keith and Kristyn Getty (who I recently heard in concert, by the way, and am h ... discuss

Today I was endowed twenty-four hours as a gift from a loving creator. 1,440 minutes. conds. Whichever way you want to look at it, it’s a pretty generous gift. I then posed this question to myself ... discuss

Previously Sunday, November 11, 1956 Loafed around all day. Read the Papers. Watched Purcell’s television in the evening. Monday, November 12 Joe’s birthday- He has been everything a boy c ... discuss

Yesterday, I preached from Ephesians 3:1-6.  Often times when statues are unveiled, it brings about a great deal of excitement among the people who are there for the ceremony.  In cases of military ... discuss

On November 18, 1942, 26-year-old Madlyon McGeehan, an OPA employee who had been living in Washington DC., died at Prospect Hospital in New York of peritonitis after an illegal abortion.Dr. Joseph N ... discuss

"KT" McFarland & Donald F. McGahnARRA News Service: President-elect Donald J. Trump today announced his selection of Kathleen Troia "KT" McFarland to serve as Deputy National Security Advisor and Do ... discuss

Audio Message: Welcome, officially to the Christmas season. As we call it, “advent.”Why do we have this season of advent? What is advent? Advent literally means “the arrival.” And specif ... discuss

Fidel Castro, long-time leader of a revolution that made one country, Cuba, into a desperately poor dictatorship for generations and inspired another, Venezuela, to follow in its footsteps, is dead. ... discuss

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Although Daddo and Badriya resisted many of IS’ attempts to convert them, she told Reuters last month that she eventually told the terrorists what they wanted to hear. “My heart would rac ... discuss

A proud new father expressed his frustrations on Reddit this week after a doctor friend announced the sex of his newborn child to their family before he got the chance. Posting on Reddit as NewDad_Thr ... discuss

I love listening to podcasts. (Probably too much.) But there’s something fun and personal about listening in as real people have conversations about something meaningful (or, for that matter, about ... discuss

It's important to be purposefully thankful, to truly take the time in stillness and quietness of heart to thank the Lord for the many, many blessings He lavishes upon us. 🌽🍁🍂🍗🌰🏈 ... discuss

The Dreadful Thanksgiving Surprise, 1986Eighteen year old Michelle Madden, a freshman at Mobile College, sought a safe and legal abortion from O.B. Evans at Family Planning Medical Center of Mobile, ... discuss

Jesus knew when he came that he would be despised and rejected for who he was, for what he said, and for what he did. But he was willing to do it, because he loved us. That’s the kind of love yo ... discuss

Graham’s music and program director was there for the first crusade in Grand Rapids, Mich., in 1947 and continued serving until the last crusade in New York, 11 years ago. Barrows was the youngest m ... discuss

As the anniversary of Terri Schindler Schiavo's death arrives each year, I'm amazed by how much I still struggle with the fact that America tormented a disabled woman and her beautiful family unto dea ... discuss

"Now last night we brought you the editorial director of "The Denver Post" newspaper, apparently he opposes Jessica's Law which 44 states have. That law mandates long prison sentences for child rapist ... discuss

“Praise you the LORD. O give thanks to the LORD; for he is good: for his mercy endures for ever.”  (AKJV)  Read this scripture and more at http://prayerpivot.com Busy-Ness and Thanksgiv ... discuss

by Newt Gingrich: Callista and I had the opportunity to visit with President-elect Trump at his office in the Trump Tower in Manhattan on Monday.We were delighted to have the chance to congratulate ... discuss

Now that South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley has a new job, eyes are on her successor. Lt. Gov. Henry McMaster will be assuming the governorship as Haley prepares to become President-elect Donald Trump& ... discuss

1. EVER BEEN GIVEN AN ENGAGEMENT RING?.. Yes2. LONGEST RELATIONSHIP?.. 6 years3. LAST GIFT YOU RECEIVED?.. Tabu Perfume4. EVER DROPPED A CELL PHONE?.. Yes, serveral times - never caused damage though! ... discuss

Dear Pro-life Friend, Congratulations for surviving the 2016 Election! At this time, it appears that the unborn and vulnerable are safer in our country.  Now we can b ... discuss

The pictures of abortion are disgusting because abortion decapitates and dismembers defenseless human beings. by Jo Litten-Taich I believe a large part of GAP’s success is in the demeanor and affab ... discuss

From the universe we learn that God is infinite, that we cannot compass him at all. From such things as insects, flies, little frogs, mice and flowers, we learn that to us he is something else. He is ... discuss

Last night, I celebrated my friend Ellen's sweet son Riley's 2nd birthday in Heaven at Buffalo Brothers! Her friends and family were so warm and welcoming and I thoroughly enjoyed the evening. You are ... discuss

Debbie Cox originally sought her master’s degree in environmental engineering from the University of California-Berkley, but her love of children compelled her to a career as a midwife. On August 31 ... discuss

Five Children– long, weekend drama (over 50 episodes planned, I believe)- Family  dramas like this one tend to follow certain patterns, several romances (a young one, a silly one, a middle ... discuss

Clive Staples Lewis ("Jack" Lewis to his friends) was a tutor and lecturer at Oxford University, and later Professor of Medieval and Renaissance English Literature at Cambridge University. In the judg ... discuss

Your eyes do not deceive you. It's another blog post... a week later. lol. Y'all know my excuse: coursework. I spent the entire week last week studying for a "do or die" exam. I spent about 12 hours s ... discuss

Sen. Jeff SessionsARRA News Service: Civil rights and law enforcement groups are strongly supporting President-elect Donald J. Trump's nomination of U.S. Senator Jeff Sessions for Attorney General.Fo ... discuss

Friday night’s Crazy Ex-Girlfriend on the CW presents abortion as an acceptable option if the couple doesn’t tell their priest – because then the priest won’t tell God. What kind of liber ... discuss

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Dear Cody,I’ve seen the message you left for “People Older Than Me” on behalf of “People Younger Than Me”, which has had over 331,000 views at this writing [11/19/16]. For the benefit of eve ... discuss

The word Advent comes from the Latin word advenio, which means "to come to," and denotes the coming of Christ. Advent is a time to prepare our hearts and souls for the Savior’s three comings: (1) th ... discuss

For those who live in this world and desire to embrace the virtues, it is necessary to unite together in holy friendship. (St. Francis de Sales) A faithful friend is a sturdy shelter; he who finds one ... discuss

Why pin your hopes of life on the remote possibility of resuscitation in a world changed out of all recognition hundreds of years from now, when all the people and things you know and love are gone, t ... discuss

If your devotional, Bible study group, or conference is more focused on who you are than who Jesus is, it’s time to pick up a new book or find another group. We desperately need to know more about ... discuss

Text: Matthew 5:1-12In the name of Jesus: Amen.Over the last four weeks, here at Zion we have most definitely felt the sting of death.  Yes, the sting of death has taken four dear saints from our ... discuss

 Just When Life Seemed Safe Karnamaya MongarAt the age of 41, Karnamaya Mongar had survived nearly 20 years in a refugee camp in Nepal. What she was unable to survive was a visit to an Ame ... discuss

My friend Eliza published a book called "Out of Darkness." I got my copy today. :)I'm so deeply touched that along with Eliza's Aunt Adele (who was stillborn), my two L's are included in the dedicatio ... discuss

Suicide in Missouri, 1984Sandra Kaiser, who had turned 15 two days earlier, committed suicide on November 19, 1984, after an abortion at Reproductive Health Services in St. Louis, MO. In Octobe ... discuss

. . . School choice is now a presidential priority. It could never have happened without Steve Bannon.by David Horowitz, Contributing Author: Many have called school choice – the movement to libera ... discuss

ARRA News Service - Yesterday, the House passed H.R. 5711, to prohibit the Secretary of the Treasury from authorizing certain transactions by a U.S. financial institution in connection with the export ... discuss

ARRA News Service - Yesterday, the House passed H.R. 5711, to prohibit the Secretary of the Treasury from authorizing certain transactions by a U.S. financial institution in connection with the export ... discuss

Winter Nature Study Play `Kim’s game’- pick a scene outside a window, look at it carefully enough to be able to look at it again on another day and describe what is different.When you hav ... discuss

A New York Doctor, 1953Joyce Chorney, age 25, died Wednesday, November 18, 1953. An autopsy was performed at Bellevue Hospital. It showed that she had died of an induced abortion. Fifty-four ... discuss

Have you heard of the country/bluegrass husband and wife musician duo, Joey and Rory? If you aren't familiar with their story, Joey (the wife) passed away in March of this year after battling cancer.R ... discuss

Modern fertility procedures are causing new legal and ethical dilemmas involving parents and their unborn children. On Tuesday, the Missouri Court of Appeals ruled on one such case involving a divorce ... discuss

Dear Faithful Pro-life Friend, I know you are a #NeverTrump person. I can tell by your countless social media posts and long debates in response to my own social media postings. And it’s okay; I’m ... discuss

“Joseph Campbell endeared himself to the 1960s generation by telling them, “Follow your bliss,” and they followed it right into the waiting arms of the Nihilists.”- David Goldman ... discuss

A lot of sloppy work and outright lies going around about Bannon. One of them is that he called Kristol a renegade Jew. Er, not. David Horowitz, who is Jewish, wrote the article about Kristol bein ... discuss

By: Terresa Monroe-Hamilton My friend and compatriot Oleg Atbashian found that out the hard way. Imagine my surprise this morning to find out he had been roughed up and arrested in Fairfax, Virginia. ... discuss

GENESIS 11-12The Tower of Babel by Pieter Bruegel the Elder (1563)One of the familiar stories contained here is that of the Tower of Babel. According to Life Application Study Bible:The tower of Babel ... discuss

I’m a Muslim, a woman, and an immigrant, and I voted for Trump.  Her reasons are very interesting.  She begins with how Obama-Care has completely priced her out of the market, and ends with Is ... discuss

Since all of us I’m sure this post election week, are responding on Facebook now to our Leftist friends, and not so friends, I thought it would be interesting to create an entire article composed of ... discuss

Previously Further reading on sloyd and handicraft as an important part of your educational philosophy, from a paper presented to the PNEU and published in the Parents’ Review: “WE theref ... discuss

Andrew Breitbart and Steve BannonJewish and Irish CatholicColleagues and Hollywood FriendsThe left hated Brietbart The left hates Bannonby Gary Bauer, Contributing Author:  Obama's Farewell ... discuss

Ben Carson, the pro-life physician and former Republican presidential candidate, has reportedly turned down a cabinet position in the Trump Administration. According to news reports today, Carson repo ... discuss

President-elect Donald Trump and Reince Preibus, Trump’s choice to be his Chief of StaffAs you would expect, when President-elect Donald Trump announced yesterday he had chosen Reince Priebus to fil ... discuss

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Abortion activist and actress Lena Dunham has been pretty quiet online since Donald Trump won the presidential election last Tuesday. Dunham, her friends at Planned Parenthood and many others were sho ... discuss

By Jonathon Van MarenAs a rule, I’m happy when the folks over at Cosmopolitan are unhappy. And their post-Trump election headline was a pretty lovely one: “The Impact of this Election on Abortion ... discuss

The order of God's Providence maintains a perpetual vicissitude in the material being of this world; day is continually turning to night, spring to summer, summer to autumn, autumn to winter, winter t ... discuss

Four U.S. states are serving as the testing ground for abortion activists’ newest plans to expand abortions. Right now, women in Hawaii, New York, Oregon and Washington state are being offered a ... discuss

Louis Veuillot author of The Liberal Illusion and a friend of Pope Pius IX explains how Luther opened the way to Voltaire and Robespierre, one of the architects of the French Revolution.In order to pe ... discuss

Yesterday I had the opportunity to catch up with one of my closest childhood friends. Our conversation quickly turned to the election because he and his wife have been agonizing over what to do with t ... discuss

Previously: Part I– just dig in and start singing them.  How?  This post should help. Part II– some historical context to Mason’s use of folksongs. Now I’d like to share some ... discuss

by Herman Cain: Trump will lead. Republicans must follow.It seems like every time we elect a new president, there is debate about whether the winner was given a “mandate” by the voters. Supposedl ... discuss

Today is Day 1 of the Virtual Book Tour for Ornamental Graces by Carolyn Astfalk.Brief SummaryAfter his duplicitous girlfriend left, Dan Malone spent six months in a tailspin of despair and destructio ... discuss

I have wasted a good portion of my life in a futile search for someone and/or something on this earth that I could truly believe in, someone and/or something that was real and true and honest. And I h ... discuss

On October 16th, the day after Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day, and in recognition of it, I was asked to speak at a local church in my area, Penny Road Church of the Nazarene. I was so grate ... discuss

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Detail, Martyrdom of Josaphat Kuntsevych,Józef Simmler, c. 1861.When Saint Josaphat was a child, his mother explained the icons in church. Years later, he confided to a friend that he felt a spark of ... discuss

O Saint Josaphat, wonderful Saint and heroic martyr for the union of our Church with the Vicar of Christ, the Pope of Rome. Thou are glorious on account of thy zeal in the propagation of the true Cath ... discuss

“In 1 Thessalonians 2, Paul speaks of his being gentle among the Thessalonians, like a nursing mother caring for her children. Have you ever watched a godly woman caring for her young children? ... discuss

“I’ve had a baby, and I keep wanting to hold her. But she’s gone. I miss her.” A teenager named Bonnie wrote those words in August of 1990. Months before, she had been surpris ... discuss

Following a recent trip to journey of a friend of mine, I have received these images of the Cathedral in Cologne, Germany.  Among these images are shots of the Relics of the Three Wisemen.  ... discuss

“I’ve had a baby, and I keep wanting to hold her. But she’s gone. I miss her.” A teenager named Bonnie wrote those words in August of 1990. Months before, she had been surpris ... discuss

“I’ve had a baby, and I keep wanting to hold her. But she’s gone. I miss her.” A teenager named Bonnie wrote those words in August of 1990. Months before, she had been surprise ... discuss

(visit the website to see more, donate to the artist, buy a print)   That’s funny. There was this one occasion, I was around 9 or 10 I think, when my father told me to stop arguing with hi ... discuss

Imagine you’re sitting in the corner of a room all by yourself. The storm and the pouring rain outside perfectly reflects how you’re feeling. Close by, a crowd of happy people laugh together ... discuss

11 November AD 397 Martin of Tours, pastor and bishop of the Church, was born into a pagan family in what is now Hungary around the year AD 316. He grew up in Lombardy (a region in Italy) and came to ... discuss

In significant ways, at least in terms of pop culture and conventional wisdom, we are indeed in a post-Christian era in our country – but so often in history, it’s in these times that Jesus really ... discuss

I don’t want to be ashamed of the fact that at 35, I’ve only been married a year and while most of my peers are coming into their second decade of marriage, I am still a baby at it. I don’t kno ... discuss

Forget the 1st Amendment,I need a safe place!by Natalia Castro: It was the election result everyone thought was a joke. As I sat in a room with liberal, college age students at George Mason Universit ... discuss

Google Fiber’s Sign for Poor Neighborhoodsby Seton Motley, Contributing Author: Google’s parent company, Alphabet, has a current market cap value of $544 billion. The entire Gross Domestic P ... discuss

Paul Ryan"  What?by Robert Romano: "Paul Ryan is not going to be the Speaker of the House in January."That was Fox News Channel host Sean Hannity's election night bold prediction, making it crys ... discuss

TRENT WRITES: Recently, a friend of mine has had some strange things happen at her house: creepy voices, weird scratch marks on family members’ skin, and just an overall “dark” feeling. Since t ... discuss

So, I saw this meme. It's reprehensible. I don't assume that Clinton voters chose her because of a contempt for Libyan, Syrian, and unborn lives. I understand that, under our coercive two-party system ... discuss

Now it's time to get to work at building a better future. Trump is president-elect, but there is only one king: Jesus Christ. God is sovereign. May his will be done. And may we Christians who care ... discuss

A clearly rattled Joy Behar on Wednesday reacted to the election of Donald Trump as President by declaring, seriously, that The View will be the only remaining check on the businessman’s total power ... discuss

Lincoln, Neb., Nov 5, 2016 / 02:47 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Bishop James Conley of Lincoln has called on the group “Nebraskans for the Death Penalty” to retract social media advertisements whi ... discuss

Eldest Weed is an emphatic #NeverTrumper (thinks Trump is a Mussolini) while Mr. Weed, originally moderately anti-Trump, has become doggedly pro-Trump simply because of the insulting things his erstwh ... discuss

Mr. W. and I were just talking about how difficult it is not to simply absorb the culture in which you live because no one can really stand outside his own time. Maybe a little, in flashes, but n ... discuss

The following are thoughts based on a discussion with a friend who quite suddenly changed his viewpoint from self-described "conservative" to self-described "libertarian." The proximate cause for ... discuss

Courtesy cbcsI recently had a friend challenge me on the canonicity of the so called "apocrypha" - what Catholics call the deuterocanonical books. These are the seven books of the Bible which Protesta ... discuss

So California passed six (count 'em six) new gun laws today! They are ridiculous. For example, take a look at the picture on the right. In 48 states this is an image of two hunters practicing safe hun ... discuss

A friend pointed me to Bishop Robert Barron's "Word of Fire" podcast entitled "Why Young People are Leaving the Church." I enjoy listening to Bishop Barron. He is an extremely intelligent man, who is ... discuss

If you read the blog post right before this one. You already know Arjay. You know how he came into care at our center and that he was a MAJOR behavior challenge.  You know that he was reunited wi ... discuss

In 2013, my family sold all our stuff in America to embark on a life in The Philippines, the country of my husband's birth. That life was to be  committed to serving children in orphanages who ha ... discuss

"Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much." Helen Keller"Solidarity is  not an act of charity, but mutual aid between forces fighting for the same objective."  Samora MachelThis ... discuss

My longtime friend, Hleb Yermakou is a Belarusian Christian who serves the Lord as a translator, guide, and advisor with Encouragement International as well as pastoring a congregation in Portugal com ... discuss

Claire and I are back from Branson and, despite the hoopla generated by the hooligans running for President, we are feeling rested, refreshed, and recommitted to the blessed honor we have of raising C ... discuss

By now I'm sure most of my former readers have all but given up on this blog.  I have been going for weeks and months without posting anything.  But the last year has been rough.Some of my s ... discuss

-- In my experience, there are three areas where people consistently feel exceedingly pleased with themselves, regardless of justification: (1) driving; (2) in bed; (3) performing field sobriety tests ... discuss

Who Would Rothbard Support?Would the great Dr. Murray Rothbard endorse Donald J. Trump?We interrupt the bloggage backlog (and inactivity), to bring you a new piece. Thanks to comments posted at a rece ... discuss

By Joe Kral Samuel Adams once famously stated, “Neither the wisest constitution nor the wisest laws will secure the liberty and happiness of a people whose manners are universally corrupt. He theref ... discuss

By Catherine Mendenhall-Baugh My sister Mary happens to own two beautiful paintings of Mother Teresa, painted by a friend and given to her many years ago. After a recent visit to her home, I mentioned ... discuss

That is the question. The first time I participated in NaNoWriMo, or National Novel Writing Month, was some fifteen or so years ago. I was introduced to the challenge by a young friend and member of o ... discuss

As the Guardian reports,Turkey has recalled its ambassador from Berlin after German MPs approved a motion describing the massacre of Armenians by Ottoman forces a century ago as genocide – a decisio ... discuss

Donald Hammond, RIP. My friend Colleen Hammond's Father-in-LawPlease pray for the happy repose of my friend Colleen Hammond's father-in-law Donald Hammond. Of course my prayers — and I'm sure yours ... discuss

We were talking about the Ontario Human Rights Commission and how it appears to have betrayed its politically correct roots. We suspected that in warning about female dress in the workplace, the Commi ... discuss

Previously I jumped in feetfirst and just wrote a list of ideas and resources about *how* to do folksongs. Now I’ll back up and take what I wish were quicker than it is and what I know will be ... discuss

This wasn't about the Senate.  It wasn't about politics.  God didn't endorse candidates.  He wanted me to trust Him, to rely on Him, to lean on Him.  He didn't want me to believe H ... discuss

Let’s ask ourselves then, am I meaningfully involved in my church community? Or have I replaced actual community with the false sense of community that I’ve found elsewhere. There are plenty of he ... discuss

My friend Tami, Corinne's mommy, had a beautiful project for Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month.On seashells, she wrote the names of cherished babies who are in Heaven, made a heart of out them ... discuss

My friend Kay (Sullivan's mommy) sent me this graphic of Lily's name for PAIL Awareness Month. 😊💕💙 ... discuss

All the cute kids dressed in their adorable costumes makes me wonder what Lily would have wanted to dress up as... What would her interests be? What would she like?If Lily were here, I definitely thin ... discuss

My dear friend Bex is the most amazing birthmom to this sweet guy who turned 8 on November 1st! This picture was taken at his 3rd birthday party in Colorado in 2011. Happy birthday, Kip! They are both ... discuss

My grandmother told me the following story a few months ago (around Lily's birthday this year) for the first time... On the morning of Tuesday, March 16th, 2010, she received the anticipated call, tel ... discuss

My friend Chloe (who is an incredible artist and drew Lily's memorial portrait) in New Zealand sent me these photos of Lily Katherine's name written with sparklers last night. 😍 It was Gu ... discuss

Some years, there hasn't been much of anything to do in my local area to mark Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month in October. This year, there were several events and I participated in almost al ... discuss

With New York’s recent anti-Airbnb bill, the state has made it clear that it is no friend of the sharing economy. The bill creates civil penalties of up to $7,500 for using a platform to advertise a ... discuss

It has been a gorgeous autumn here. Unusually mild weather, with winds low, so that the lush palette of leaves has not been swept prematurely away. It's been a busy autumn, too. October gave us a trip ... discuss

Well, it finally happened. I made it Mass! Can you hear the angelic choir singing? I can. Oh wait, that was the choir at the High Mass I attended Sunday night. lol. I must admit that I so desperately ... discuss

A young man describes the inhumanities of his own culture. by Jacqueline Hawkins With the massive floods of people passing by the signs at the University of Tennessee at Knoxville (UTK), the “gem yi ... discuss

By Patrick J. Buchanan After posting Friday’s column, “A Presidency from Hell,” about the investigations a President Hillary Clinton would face, by afternoon it was clear I had understated the ... discuss

Today a long-forgotten crucifix will be placed once again in the Basilica of Saint Peter in Rome. It will hang in the Blessed Sacrament Chapel near Bernini’s great tabernacle. Bernini himself would ... discuss

The prompt this week was “Write a letter to someone whose mom struggled to provide for them, responding to the statement, ‘My mom’s life would have been easier if she had aborted me, and I w ... discuss

A friend of mine came to me this week in private and told me she wanted to get off the homeschool train. She asked me if I had ever thought of quitting. I admitted to her that it was a constant battl ... discuss

I get a lot of junk mail, email, and information pushed at me as a blogger and homeschool mom – and let’s face it – as a human being. This week, however, as I got ready to trash ano ... discuss

He therefore is the truest friend to the liberty of his country who tries most to promote its virtue, and who, so far as his power and influence extend, will not suffer a man to be chosen into any off ... discuss

On November 3, we celebrate the feast of St Martin de Porres, a Peruvian Dominican Brother whose life of charity and devotion led to his canonization as the first black saint of the Americas.Martin wa ... discuss

Today's saint of the day is St. Engelbert of Cologne. He was born in Berg around the year 1185 to Engelbert, Count of Berg and Margaret, daughter of the Count of Gelderland. He studied at the cathedra ... discuss

By Maaike Rosendal“I was happily married with kids. Here’s why I had an abortion.” It’s the title of an article published by Chatelaine magazine earlier this year and sent to me by a friend la ... discuss

by Rod Martin, Contributing Author: A few weeks ago, in an article entitled “Banning Preaching”, I told you about the unelected Iowa Civil Rights Commission, which in July decided that no pastor m ... discuss

. . . to Lobby for Release of Blind Sheikhby Patrick Poole: In June 2012, Hillary Clinton's State Department issued a visa to enter the United States to Hani Noor Eldin -- an avowed member of the Eg ... discuss

by Patrick Buchanan: “If I don’t win, this will be the greatest waste of time, money and energy in my lifetime,” says Donald Trump.Herewith, a dissent. Whatever happens Tuesday, Trump has made ... discuss

I recently had a debate with a friend over whether it's ever good for Christians to participate in or even discuss politics. Here are some brief thoughts on the matter.If you agree that some form of g ... discuss

“Taking part in this mission has and continues to be a real blessing in so very many ways,” said one of the prayer volunteers in Twickenham. “I am now used to the occasional verbal abuse – and ... discuss

Sometimes movie spoilers are a welcome thing. Several months ago I saw a trailer for the movie Me Before You and got a little excited. A modern romance featuring a disabled main character. It looked s ... discuss

“I had heard this was a good book and read it. I was horrified.” That was the reaction from a friend of mine to the book Me Before You, which has been made into a major motion picture hitting thea ... discuss

Last week I was on the Mike Allen Show to discuss our cultural confusion about suicide and the troubling trend toward chimeras. Suicide Confusion September was National Suicide Prevention Awareness M ... discuss

Is Donald Trump right? Can you really perform an abortion in ths United Sates right up until the point of birth? Unlike the "fact checkers" which just go to their respecitive lobbying groups and reite ... discuss

The Corrupt Woman of Washington D.C. and the Wheeler Dealer of NYCWho in their right mind can vote of Hillary Clinton?  The Scarlet Woman of Washington D.C who will do anything to go against our ... discuss

Pentecost 3 – June 5, 2016Luke 7:11-17"Jesus Saves Widows, Dead Guys, and You"If you've ever suffered loss... you probably know how well meaning people can say some of the least helpful things. Thin ... discuss

Pentecost 9July 17th, 2016Luke 10:38-42"Martha and Mary and Vocation and Faith"Some years ago a psychologist named Abraham Maslow put forward a theory of human needs which was expressed in the form of ... discuss

The following 'Funeral Sermon' is posted with family permission.  May the Lord give to the family of Harold Waswick, and all who mourn, comfort in their grief and a sure confidence in the Lord's ... discuss

There are several political issues commonly wrapped in the social-justice banner that are also issues affecting life and the family. In theory, a Catholic ought to support those policies which support ... discuss

One challenge Christians face, particularly millennials, is the apparent challenge Science poses to articles of faith. To be brutally blunt, most of this appearance of challenge stems from the inabili ... discuss

In 2007, Tony Spencer ran against a Democratic incumbent for Commonwealth’s Attorney of Caroline County, Virginia.  Spencer won election in 2007 and again in 2011, with significant Republican suppo ... discuss

(Full disclosure: Stephanie is a friend and I have had the pleasure of engaging in pro-life activism with her. As such, I'll be referring to her by her first name because it feels weird to me to call ... discuss

It seems every so often I run across someone on Facebook (rarely in personal activism) who asserts that we must convert people to Christianity in order to end abortion, or that we must share the Gospe ... discuss

And by "it", I mean completely frothing off at the mouth about the "evil" "misogynistic" "anti-choice" movement. Ruth Graham over at Slate wrote a surprisingly well-balanced article about the more alt ... discuss

 Strong and passionate, Brock Jordan and his family brings out the best in othersBy Dave Andrusko When we switched to a new service, a “freebie” (I think) is access to a gazillion ... discuss

 Remembering ThomasResponsibility, Guilt and a Child Who Never WasBy Phil McCombs, Washington Post Staff Writer Editor’s note. Father’s Day is less than two weeks away. We’ve be ... discuss

The other day in a Facebook group, a friend linked to this great, old post from Sarah McKenzie, and a few of us then talked about how important it is to keep the big picture in mind (and that app ... discuss

On Wednesday, I mentioned shopping my bookshelves for Ramona's upcoming school year reading list. Then, my friend Liz (over on Facebook) said I "should definitely read Chesterton's book on Dicken ... discuss

Because it's worth revisiting, on a regular basis, don't you think? ~~~~~(This explanation of the value of "A-R-R-R" prayer first ran in 2009.) I really need to be accountable. That's why I have ... discuss

This week's poem comes to you courtesy of an actual Facebook exchange with a friend this week. Happy Poetry Friday! Hospitalityby Karen Edmisten  My friend said she had "hospital d ... discuss

So, I recently posted on Facebook that I had book hangover and couldn't decide what to read next. After finishing Far From the Madding Crowd, which I loved dearly, I was in a dither. I picked up The O ... discuss

October is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month.Atticus and I, the couple who married with the firm belief we'd never want children, lost five of our children to miscarriage. Oh, how we wanted th ... discuss

I took a break from writing and was online far less than I usually I am because I spent the past 19 days binge watching a show that I ended up really enjoying. No, I won't say what show it is. I'm sor ... discuss

When I was in my late teens through early 20s (20-21), one of my best friends and I had a running joke that we couldn't make plans because "the universe" always messed them up. (Side note: this was be ... discuss

Before I begin I just want to wish y'all a happy St. Therese of Lisieux feast day! Yes, it's late but it's still October 1st in Los Angeles. ;)I'm sitting cross-legged on my bed, listening to MuteMath ... discuss

Yesterday I had the opportunity to catch up with one of my closest childhood friends. Our conversation quickly turned to the election because he and his wife have been agonizing over what to do with t ... discuss




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