Topic: heart

St. Bernard was born of noble parentage in Burgundy, France, in the castle of Fontaines near Dijon around 1090. Under the care of his pious parents he was sent at an early age to a college at Chatillo ... discuss

The Prophet Samuel was the fifteenth and last of the Judges of Israel, living more than 1146 years before the Birth of Christ. He was descended from the Tribe of Levi, and was the son of Elkanah from ... discuss

When Annie Reid was pregnant with her third child, she had no reason to think this baby might have Down syndrome. But at her 20-week ultrasound, she says doctors found “several ‘soft marke ... discuss

9-year-old with Down syndrome belting Whitney Houston will melt your heart Footage of a boy with Down syndrome performing a Whitney Houston classic is bringing smiles to millions on the inter ... discuss

The Office of Readings has this excerpt from a treatise by St. John Eudes on the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus:"You belong to the Son of God, but more than that, you ought to be in him as the members are ... discuss

by Caleb Taylor: Lt. Gov. Tim Griffin yesterday spoke in favor of expanding school choice options for low-income students in Little Rock.Griffin spoke to the Charter Authorizing Panel at the Arkansas ... discuss

Gary Bauerby Gary Bauer, Contributing Author:  Barcelona Bloodbath -  Once again, the world is being subjected to images of dead and dying people on the streets of Europe. Yet another vicio ... discuss

Died 20(?) August AD 1153 ernard of Clairvaux, a leader in Christian Europe in the first half of the 11th century A.D., is honored in his native France and around the world. Born into a noble Burgund ... discuss

The month of August 2009 is when God intervened in my life and radically altered my life, through my unborn baby, my darling Lily girl. Each August, I am flooded with memories of His faithfulness, in ... discuss

August 19th, the Church celebrates the feast of Saint John Eudes, (1601-1680) the French priest and missionary who founded the Congregation of Jesus and Mary and the Order of Our Lady of Charity. He w ... discuss

Saint John Eudes, was a 17th century missionary priest who spread devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus and the Immaculate Heart of Mary throughout his native France and beyond. Known for his prayerfu ... discuss

About a week ago the New York Times published an opinion piece I can’t get out of my mind. The title was provocative—“Should I help My Patients Die”. Written by Jessica Nutik Zitter, a phy ... discuss

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  “Are you against the Confederacy?” I couldn’t help but laugh at the desperate question thrown at President Trump during Tuesday’s press conference. Really? A “journalist” is asking ... discuss

A severely ill Alabama teen died Monday in the middle of a public controversy between his parents and school regarding his do-not-resuscitate order. Alex Hoover, 16, of Athens, Alabama was born with a ... discuss

HUD Secretary Dr. Ben Carson weighed in on the controversy regarding the recent violent rallies in Charlottesville, VA, and urged people to get to know their neighbors and be kind to one another. Writ ... discuss

Editorial Cartooon by AF Brancoby Ann Coulter: Apparently, as long as violent leftists label their victims "fascists," they are free to set fires, smash windows and beat civilians bloody. No police o ... discuss

This article was published by William Peace on his Bad Cripple blog on August 16.Bill Peace pictured with some of his students.About a week ago the New York Times published an opinion piece I can't ge ... discuss

This blog post is a repeat of a previous post, with one exception: It is the entire presentation I made this past March to a Catholic Physicians Guide in Madison Wisconsin. A dear and longtime friend ... discuss

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August 15th was Life for Lily Day (I also call it my Spiritual Birthday)! 💕🌷Two years ago, family and friends gathered with me for a butterfly release at her special spot.Here is part of wh ... discuss

The Temple Mount is the focus of a greater battle than meets the eye. Most commentators agree that the struggle for sovereignty is a key factor in the dispute; and certainly some Arab leaders exploit ... discuss

“Are you against the Confederacy?” I couldn’t help but laugh at the desperate question thrown at President Trump during Tuesday’s press conference. Really? A “journalist” is asking an Am ... discuss

Fall is quickly approaching, but prior to the changing of the leaves on the trees will come Friday night lights.  If the Christian life is the pursuit of God— countless families are on a relentles ... discuss

August 17 is the feast of St. Clare of Montefalco (1268-1308), an Augustinian nun noted for her devotion to the Passion of Christ. For that reason, she is sometimes called St. Clare of the Cross. In ... discuss

A recent CBS News episode of “CBSN: On Assignment” has garnered some disturbing headlines this week with an episode entitled “The country where Down syndrome is disappearing.” ... discuss

I enter the room quietly, take my seat across from the nervous teen, and gently ask how she is feeling. Her eyes pool. “Not so good. I can’t believe this is happening to me.” Her story unfolds. ... discuss

Aborting unborn babies with Down syndrome “hearkens back to neo-Nazi Germany,” according to Sarah Palin. On Tuesday, Fox anchor Martha MacCallum invited former Alaska governor and GOP vice preside ... discuss

A newly released undercover recording captures a late-term abortion facility staffer telling a “healthy woman posing as 25 weeks pregnant” that they will “euthanize the fetus.” ... discuss

A newly released undercover recording captures a late-term abortion facility staffer telling a “healthy woman posing as 25 weeks pregnant” that they will “euthanize the fetus.” ... discuss

On Tuesday, “Everybody Loves Raymond” actress Patricia Heaton blasted a CBS report detailing how Iceland is “on pace to virtually eliminate Down syndrome through abortion.” On ... discuss

The very heart of the argument for assisted suicide/euthanasia (AS/E) is that an individual may be better off dead than disabled. The fact that this argument can be made in respectable public forums d ... discuss

Ask Andrew W.K.: My Dad Is a Right-Wing AssholeYou’ve reduced your father — the person who created you — to a set of beliefs and political views and how it relates to you. ...The world isn’t ... discuss

In a new undercover recording, an employee at a late-term abortion facility explains that they "euthanize" pre-born babies and then deliver them "stillborn.""What our doctor will do on the first day ... discuss

This article was published by the disability rights group - Not Dead Yet on August 15, 2017By Carol Cleigh SuttonThe very heart of the argument for assisted suicide/euthanasia (AS/E) is that an indivi ... discuss

As has been described in this space before, this is great (even if unspoken) pressure on all pastors to “grow the church.” Pastors are not the only ones who measure the success or health of the ch ... discuss

This morning, when I viewed Fascist Antifa/BLM protesters tearing down, then kicking and spitting on a Confederate statue which, since 1923, commemorated all those young men in the Confederacy, both b ... discuss

On Tuesday, “Everybody Loves Raymond” actress Patricia Heaton blasted a CBS report detailing how Iceland is “on pace to virtually eliminate Down syndrome through abortion.” On ... discuss

Carmela Hutchison who is the President of the DisAbled Women’s Network (DAWN) Canada), an executive member of the Council of Canadians with Disabilities and a mental health advocate, wonders why ... discuss

A pregnant woman in India says her doctor mistakenly gave her abortion pills meant for another patient. The woman, Pratibha, of Kerala, India, did not take the drugs, but she said her doctor argued wi ... discuss

"Therefore, my dear brothers, be steadfast, immovable, always excelling in the Lord’s work,knowing that your labor in the Lord is not in vain." 1 Corinthians 15:58I have said before but it bears rep ... discuss

The humanity of the preborn continues to become more apparent as technology develops. In a video of a sonogram circulating on social media, we can see that at just 10 weeks, our human features and mov ... discuss

There will be an important announcement here at man with black hat, coming exactly one week from today, on that which according to the traditional Roman calendar is the Feast of the Queenship of Mary. ... discuss

 Papal Mass of the proclamation of the dogma of the assumption, November 1, 1950.O Immaculate Virgin, Mother of God and Mother of Humanity, we believe with all the fervour of our faith in your tr ... discuss

Many years ago in 1988, I attended a Celebration for the Assumption of Mary at the Don Bosco Shrine in Haverstraw, New York.  His Eminence, John Cardinal O'Connor, was the Celebrant & Homili ... discuss

Christianity is the pursuit of God.  J.I. Packer in his excellent book, Knowing God asks, “What were we made for?  Knowing God.  What aim should we set ourselves in life?  To know God. ... discuss

I’m convinced what’s happening in so many congregations is that the worship leader chooses songs that are either poorly-suited to congregational singing or beyond the skill of his church. He hears ... discuss

The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary celebrates her being taken up body and soul into heaven when her earthly life was finished. It first began to be celebrated as a feast day in the Eastern Chu ... discuss

Alex SchadenbergExecutive Director - Euthanasia Prevention CoalitionCarmela Hutchison who is the President of the DisAbled Women's Network (DAWN) Canada), an executive member of the Council of Canadia ... discuss

So I've come to know Jesus Christ as my Lord and savior.  I've come to understand his atoning sacrifice on the cross. I've come to believe that Jesus resurrected and is alive in heaven right now. ... discuss

A few months ago, Nathan, Aaron, and I started up a podcast called Pro-Life Thinking. If you haven't listened in yet, I'd like to encourage you to do so. You can listen to us at BlogTalkRadio, or you ... discuss

A new movie is coming to a theatre near you: Goodbye Christopher Robin The trailers are quite exciting. Winnie the Pooh has been loved by millions of children. Winnie the Pooh and his assort ... discuss

The doctors wanted to harvest her organs, but her husband believed there was still hope for her. Thanks to his resolve, today, he still has his wife, as well as a baby. The Daily Mail reported recent ... discuss

The doctors wanted to harvest her organs, but her husband believed there was still hope for her. Thanks to his resolve, today, he still has his wife, as well as a baby. The Daily Mail reported recent ... discuss

Beware the Silicon Valley - and Thus the Webby Seton Motley, Contributing Author: For decades now, all of America’s major institutions – have been broadly, unquestionably Leftist, and rigidl ... discuss

H. R. McMaster, National Security Advisorby George Rasley: What would you say if Ezra Cohen-Watnick, the senior director for intelligence on the National Security Council, who discovered the Obama-era ... discuss

A new movie is coming to a theatre near you: Goodbye Christopher Robin The trailers are quite exciting. Winnie the Pooh has been loved by millions of children. Winnie the Pooh and his assort ... discuss

Yesterday we continued our series through 1 John and I was privileged to preach from 1 John 2:7-11.  As previously stated in this series, John the apostle is passionate that his readers know some t ... discuss

“Warnings from Israel’s Past Now I would not have you ignorant, brothers, that our fathers were all under the cloud, and all passed through the sea; and were all baptized into Moses in the clo ... discuss

When you visit a church, look for these things. Does the church seek to be faithful to the marks of Christ? Or do they cover up sin and deny affliction and oppression? Are they too busy throwing arrow ... discuss

Concerning the recent violence in Charlottesville, the home of Thomas Jefferson in the heart of the great Commonwealth that is Virginia, there are four lessons to be learned.First, those in the so-cal ... discuss

  By Jean M. Heimann August 14 is the feast day of Saint Maximilian Kolbe, one of my favorite saints. A Conventual Franciscan, “Saint Max” graciously assisted me during one of the most diffi ... discuss

In 1991, a major medical breakthrough was discovered that could help to prevent death and disability in preborn children. Doctors were able to find that folate deficiency could lead to neural tube def ... discuss

An article published by a New York media outlet has indicated that a long standing abortion facility owner netted ten million dollars last year. Crain’s New York Business featured abortion facil ... discuss

Fr. Charles IrvinSenior PriestDiocese of Lansing(Click here for today’s readings)Today’s Gospel account contains one of the most memorable verbal duels recorded in the four Gospels, and one of the ... discuss

The early Christians probably used the miniature codex format for a number of reasons including private reading, portability for long journeys, and sometimes even in a “magical” sense (thinking it ... discuss

So faith has chased away Mr. Goodness, Mr. Guilt, and Mr. Boasting. What about Mr. Law? Does Mr. Faith chase him away too? Let Paul answer: “Do we then make void the law through faith? Certainly not ... discuss

The following commentary on the walking on the water in which Our Lord saves Peter from drowning in the storm is from Pope Benedict XVI’s Angelus address delivered from the Papal Residence, Castel G ... discuss

‪I am among the privileged. I have never worried about discrimination. I have never had to even think much about racism. Growing up, I didn’t even know what Jim Crow was or how recent it was ( ... discuss

If by “natural law” we mean a moral order that is (a) revealed by God in nature, (b) stands behind conscience, (c) obligates all people to worship and obey Him, and (d) is sufficient to le ... discuss

“God is also sovereign over the choices of human beings. If God does have sovereignty even over the choices of human beings, and they do evil things, is God morally culpable for their actions? N ... discuss

Lankford summarized that “our first calling” of the Gospel is to be able to love our neighbor,” and “to love God.” He added that the calling from Paul tells people to  ... discuss

“The basic principle here is truly clear: Christians may not enter into spiritual relations with pagans. As Calvin notes in his commentary on this passage, Paul is not here addressing marriage. ... discuss

Saint Clare of Assisi, born Chiara Offreduccio (July 16, 1194 – August 11, 1253) was an Italian saint and one of the first followers of Saint Francis of Assisi. She founded the Order of Poor Ladies ... discuss

“Do you have a minute for a quick call?” read the email from Amy Scheuring, the executive director of Women’s Choice Network in Pittsburgh, Pa. That call, it turned out, was not especially quick ... discuss

Tomorrow, August 12th, is my 28th birthday. 🎈🌹I was born six days before my due date. I can't help but think how if Lily were also born six days before her due date, she would have most lik ... discuss

August 12th, is the optional memorial of Saint Jane Frances Fremiot de Chantal, the foundress of the Order of the Visitation of Mary. She was born in 1572 and came from a noble family, her father gave ... discuss

Reserve Your Seats: G3Conference.com  *Continue reading to see a special offer to the readers of this blog To be a disciple means to be a learner and a follower.  As people learn the gospel and ... discuss

Olivier Cameron will go to Boston’s Children’s HospitalIn an unanticipated turn of events, last night the British National Health Service (NHS) finally agreed to pay for seven-month-old Oliver Cam ... discuss

After Denying Charlie Gard, UK Allows Another Baby to Fly to U.S. for Critically-Needed Surgery The British National Health Service will pay to have a seriously ill baby flown to the United States ... discuss

In every place he poured his heart and soul into the work and saw many precious souls come to faith. By the time jungle living broke his health and forced him to return to Greece, he left behind an or ... discuss

A pair of twin girls are being called miracles after they defeated all the odds to not only survive, but thrive. Ruby and Sapphire Wirt were born at just 24 weeks gestation, weighing just one pound ea ... discuss

The place and value of sex is a complex issue in modern American culture. The view of sex as the intimate union between a man and woman brought together by marriage under God has largely been lost. I ... discuss

by Jarrett Stepman: Silicon Valley prides itself on diversity, tolerance, and an adherence to science-based politics.But woe to you if you work for one of the booming tech corridor’s top companies ... discuss

This is the third of a 4-part series.  Download the entire series in PDF format here:  Hard Questions About Disturbing Abortion Photos. Young children learning the truth of abortion. What about sm ... discuss

Abortion workers witness the horror of abortion firsthand. When hired, many abortion workers believe the propaganda they’ve heard which says abortion is beneficial to woman and preborn babies ar ... discuss

It's funny. My mom loved Glen Campbell so, as a kid, I thought of him as pop music. (Also based on the radio stations he was often played on. I'd never heard of "crossover" music.) And my family was v ... discuss

The British National Health Service will pay to have a seriously ill baby flown to the United States for medical treatment, not long after it denied the same service to Charlie Gard. The Telegraph rep ... discuss

When a sexual sinner repents, self dies and God reigns. It is far more than merely giving up one’s sexual sin, but surrendering one’s whole life. In this age, sin will always be present in us. But ... discuss

“It is the unstoppable descent into liberalism and unbelief that begins when the authority of Scripture is compromised out of cultural accommodation. The slope is slippery because without the fr ... discuss

There isn’t one type of interim that is best for all churches. Each type of interim brings something specific to the table. The key is to determine which is best for your church to take it to the ne ... discuss

Marijuana has been in the news quite a bit over the last few years. With the legalization of medical marijuana and then recreational marijuana use in many US states, it’s become a hot topic for ... discuss

(or Laurence) was chief of the seven deacons of the congregation at Rome, the seven men who, like Stephen and his companions (Acts 6:1-6), were in charge of administering the church budget, particular ... discuss

“Hear My Cry; Listen to My Prayer Hear my cry, God. Listen to my prayer. From the end of the earth, I will call to you, when my heart is overwhelmed. Lead me to the rock that is higher than I. For y ... discuss

Diedre Eckle, a long-time leader of three pregnancy help medical clinics in Northern California, was killed in a motorcycle accident Aug. 3, according to a news report Saturday. Eckle, 56, had served ... discuss

A baby girl is recovering in the hospital after a New York family found her abandoned in a trash bag near their home. Karen Seals, of Elmira, New York, said she and her sister discovered the baby Tues ... discuss

When envy takes root in our hearts, it leads us down a dark road of outwardly looking proper and respectable as a Christian while harbouring evil poison inside. Believe me, I have experienced first-ha ... discuss

This is our purpose as parents. I do not mean until our children are weaned in the literal sense, but in the emotional, spiritual, and physical process of maturation, our children slowly are weaned fr ... discuss

GENESIS 35 & 36God tells Jacob to move to Bethel, which if we look back at Chapter 34, is where he was supposed to go in the first place! So although it didn't seem like a big deal at the time, if Jac ... discuss

I had a terrifying thought this morning, that I hope with all my heart never becomes anything more than a thought, but the more I think about it the more feasible and possible it becomes to me. ... discuss

This summer, we were excited to release the new quarterly pro-life magazine — DAY 41. The response, feedback and enthusiasm have poured in since we mailed out the first issue in early July. Many ... discuss

August 9 is the feast of Saint Teresa Benedicta of the Cross (also known as Edith Stein), virgin and martyr, a Jewish convert to Catholicism, who later became a Discalced Carmelite nun and was martyr ... discuss

. . . Organizing for Action won’t let its founder’s legacy be tarnished.by Matthew Vadum: Former President Barack Obama’s well-funded army of community organizers is gearing up to protect Obama ... discuss

At Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC, Dr. Carey D. Andrew-Jaja celebrates the life of every new baby he delivers by breaking into song. The popular doctor sings freely, welcoming each child with a round ... discuss

“Hear My Cry; Listen to My Prayer Hear my cry, O God; attend to my prayer. From the end of the earth will I cry to you, when my heart is overwhelmed: lead me to the rock that is higher than I. For y ... discuss

Science fiction took a step closer to reality recently when researchers announced they had successfully altered human genes in order to potentially eradicate genetically inherited health conditions. W ... discuss

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Cardinal Raymond Burke has once again shown that he is out of step with the message of Jesus Christ and the Catholic Church.Cardinal Burke has aligned himself with radical traditionalists, as he did w ... discuss

Silence (2016) screenshot.“Whoever loves father or mother more than me is not worthy of me, and whoever loves son or daughter more than me is not worthy of me. And whoever does not take his cross an ... discuss

If you survey the Bible you will not find a single verse that warns you against the detrimental spiritual effect of material poverty. Yet you will find many passages in the Bible warning you against t ... discuss

More and more of these pinpricks of light are coming online now—in the tens and twenties or more. They are giving shape and detail to the country, but they are doing it from the inside. What you ... discuss

Harrell lamented hearing “stories of harm” resulting from the church’s rejection of homosexuality and, based on “pastoral conversations and social science research,” he a ... discuss

Litany of the Immaculate Heart of Mary(Composed by Cardinal Newman)Lord, have mercy on usChrist have mercy on us.Lord, have mercy on us. Christ hear us.Christ graciously hear us.God the Father of Heav ... discuss

A British medical team used bubble wrap to keep twin girls alive after they were born 16 weeks prematurely. Despite their hard work and innovation for the twins, doctors said Ruby and Sapphire Wirt al ... discuss

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The month of August 2009 is when God intervened in my life and radically altered my life, through my unborn baby, my darling Lily girl. Each August, I am flooded with memories of His faithfulness, in ... discuss

Fighting abortion isn’t easy. Every day there are new assaults on pro-lifers — from NARAL’s recent attack on pregnancy help centers to vocal abortion supporters on social media who a ... discuss

For the first time, Charlie Gard’s parents shared details this week about their last moments with their son before he died. The British infant died on July 28 after his life support was removed, ... discuss

Like Charlie Gard, A Hospital Gave Up on Baby Dezmen and Said He Was Not Worth Saving An American family is refusing to give up on their desperately ill infant son, much like Charlie Gard’s ... discuss

Sometimes I think we read the Bible too stoically. Sometimes I think we forget that the characters in the stories embedded in the Old Testament were people just like us. They had hopes and dreams; the ... discuss

 I wish I could say there was a step-by-step formula to follow that would enable us to live happily ever after for the rest of our Christian life here on earth. As one who struggles with perfectionis ... discuss

Over and over again in the pages of the New Testament, the idea of joy is communicated as an imperative, as an obligation. Based on the biblical teaching, I would go so far as to say that it is the Ch ... discuss

This feast day reminds us that our end is God. Every person will finally and ultimately bow before the judgement seat of the Lord. With this in mind, may we give our selves, our souls and bodies, to b ... discuss

Fr. Charles IrvinSenior PriestDiocese of Lansing(Click here for today’s readings)Watching TV news reports night after night can lead us into despondency to the point where we might lose our faith in ... discuss

By Msgr. Bernard Bourgeois1 Kings 19:9a, 11-13a; Psalm 85; Romans 9:1-5,Matthew 14:22-33“Lord, save me!” (Mt 14:31)Imagine the scene. You are one of the disciples whom Jesus has sent out to sea on ... discuss

“According to the multitude of my sorrows in my heart, thy comforts have given joy to my soul.”  (DRB)  (Read this scripture and more at http://prayerpivot.com)  This target verse ... discuss

Watch God with his children and you’ll quickly learn you can have the same issue as another of his kids, and yet he’ll approach you both differently. Or think back over your life and you’ll r ... discuss

What makes the LGBTQ issue interesting and more significant is that it is also a matter of fundamental identity. That makes the political debates surrounding the issue of profound importance, as anyon ... discuss

My friend Shannon shared this beautiful poem with me. 💕Oh Mother, My Motherby Thomas CochraneOh mother, my motherI touch your tearsinvisible fingerssoothing your skinI know you think of me so ... discuss

“Greater love has no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. You are my friends, if you do whatever I command you. From now on I call you not servants; for the servant knows ... discuss

Sick and tired of the whining by liberals and the liberal media, that the Lasarus poem at the Statue of Liberty is somehow a legal mandate,  I have written a replacement declaration.  Please share t ... discuss

“Since Christian parents have been both saved and sanctified by God’s grace, Christ’s work, and the Holy Spirit’s power, we must recognize that it is impossible for us to be our child’s ... discuss

I was dead in my transgressions, but God made me alive together with Christ; my salvation was a completely passive endeavor:  “…God…made us alive….” It suddenly made perfect sense to me tha ... discuss

“If you don’t have anyone you trust, start building those relationships. Start handing over some pieces. Start letting yourself be known. This is intimacy, and yes, it is raw, and real, and te ... discuss

“I think many of the old hymns, the ones that have endured–and plenty of the newer hymns too, actually–tap into a deeper reality than a lot of the more explicitly emotive stuff. In a ... discuss

Pragmatist (Webster's Dictionary): "One who sees a problem and understands it must be fixed." "Skilled in business or law." Donald Trump is a pragmatist. He doesn't see the problems as Democrat or Re ... discuss

Saint Gregoryof NazianzusSaint Gregory of Nazianzus (c. 330-390) was one of the great Fathers of the Eastern Church and Bishop in the Cappadocian region of Asia Minor.[1] He was an ardent defender of ... discuss

Did you ever start something but didn't finish it until much later than you anticipated which, in hindsight, was perfect timing? Have you ever wanted to send someone something -- a letter or a gift -- ... discuss

An American family is refusing to give up on their desperately ill infant son, much like Charlie Gard’s parents did. Dezmen Licea was born on June 26 in California, and had heart surgery on the ... discuss

by Robert Romano: So, apparently, the President’s conversations with foreign leaders, including the President of Mexico and Prime Minister of Australia, were recorded and/or transcribed by National ... discuss

The month of August 2009 is when God intervened in my life and radically altered my life, through my unborn baby, my darling Lily girl. Each August, I am flooded with memories of His faithfulness, in ... discuss

On July 15, Luis Licea posted videos and photos on Facebook in a desperate appeal for help to save the life of his baby boy, Dezmen (nicknamed Dezi), born on June 26, 2017. “Don’t let the ... discuss

There’s a stereotypical story of married couples that you’re probably familiar with. The wife has had a bad day, so she goes to her husband to tell him about it. Her husband, being wired to fix pr ... discuss

A new video from the Center for Medical Progress (CMP) shows a Planned Parenthood vice president discussing how a "checkbox" allows abortionists to declare their compliance with the law banning partia ... discuss

None of your actions bridge the gap between you and God. As “good” as they may be, they are not good the way God is good. You are not good the way God is good. The moment you weigh your merit ... discuss

We need to embrace the God who is found in suffering. He is the man of sorrows, acquainted with grief. He’s the Lord who was impaled on a cross. We’d rather Jesus be mild-mannered and mild-tempere ... discuss

“I cared nothing but to love and be loved. But my love went beyond the affection of one mind for another, beyond the arc of the bright beam of friendship. Bodily desire, like a morass, and adolescen ... discuss

This is a post I've been running occasionally for over a decade. Today I'm running it because it is St. John Vianney's feast day. As you can see below, he was a major influence in changing my hea ... discuss

It is always springtime in the heart that loves God. - Saint Jean (John) Vianney Pax et bonum ... discuss

1. August 4th is the feast of St. John Mary Vianney, the patron saint of parish priests. He is such a special saint and a dear friend to me that one post hardly seems enough to describe the many virt ... discuss

SEN. MITCH McCONNELL (R-KY): “Under the last Administration, we learned of a shocking scandal that spread through Veterans Affairs facilities across the nation. Our veterans deserved far better. E ... discuss

Ashleigh Topley could not bear it when doctors told her that her unborn baby girl had a fatal disease. The news would break the heart of any parent. But rather than cherish the time she had left with ... discuss

Gary Cohenby Ralph Benko, Contributing Author:  The White House's National Economic Council Director, the fiscally brilliant Gary Cohn, is reportedly working on a 200-proof -- great -- version o ... discuss

The arms of the perfectly formed lifeless baby boys were wrapped around each other.…The fourth baby had to be suctioned out of her. He came out in pieces. “She immediately called her boyfriend. W ... discuss

“Although I have found freedom and forgiveness, the regret and grief are lifelong, because my first child deserved life. She deserved to live and have her mother protect her,” Carla says. ... discuss

CHAPTER VI – MOUNTAINS The Alps are to many of us an inexhaustible source of joy and peace, of health, and even of life. We have gone to them jaded and worn, feeling, perhaps without any ext ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - The Rhyme and Reason Author Singer Songwriter Neither death nor life can separate me from true love. It’s not manly to cry. So, I don’t…as a rule. But I’ll le ... discuss

Grace doesn’t free us from striving towards holiness, but rather it changes our motivation for doing so.  We do not strive in an attempt to ascend to God.  We do not do it to earn His love—or ou ... discuss

According to Luther, “the Spirit, who was promised to extol Christ, certainly cannot preach ‘free will’” as the Arminians understand it. The reason for the Spirit’s liberating power isn’t ... discuss

One of the most comforting passages in the Bible is found in Romans 10:9-10 and Romans 10:13 where we see a clear promise to all who call upon the name of the Lord of salvation.  This should bring c ... discuss

The saint of the day for August 3 is Saint Lydia Purpuraria, the first Christian convert in Europe, a businesswoman who dealt in luxury goods. She is the patron saint of cloth dyers. Saint Lydia was ... discuss

The Single Most Important Action We Can Take To Grow Our Economy And Help The Middle Class Get Ahead Is To Fix Our Broken Tax Code For Families, Small Business, And American Job Creators’SEN. MITC ... discuss

ARRA News Service: Today, U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY)addressed the American Tax System and the the need for tax reform. He said: “During the eight years of the Obama Adminis ... discuss

Died 834. Saint Etheldritha was the daughter of King Offa of the Mercians and his queen, Quindreda. She was betrothed to King Ethelbert of the East Angles, who was killed by her father's treacher ... discuss

It’s vital to see that eating, drinking, dressing, and loving in these verses do not form an exhaustive list of God’s gifts. Rather, it’s a representative list of what it looks like to love life ... discuss

When you're scrolling through Instagram and one of the pages you follow has this picture of a 7-year-old girl starting the 2nd grade.And all at once your heart remembers that it's August and your own ... discuss

By Attila VarszegiAnother day of activism rises up before me. I’m about to go post-carding for three hours. I’ve got a stack of postcards in my hand and a print-out paper map of the area. Six year ... discuss

The things we don’t know are God’s hidden will. We don’t know what will happen tomorrow. “The heart of man plans his way, but the LORD establishes his steps” (Proverbs 1 ... discuss

Some translations render “but if not” as “but even if he doesn’t.” I seem to be in a season of “even if he doesn’t.” I am not peering into the mouth of the ... discuss

You are not worthy of the gospel. You never have been. That’s the point. God’s love is not due to your loveableness. Because of this, He will not leave you, even when you’re unlovable. You are ... discuss

Whether I “succeed” or “fail”—by whatever standard—ultimately counts for nothing. What counts is the fact that Christ has succeeded for me, in my place. My only hope and boast rest not in ... discuss

  When I first picked up Praying the Angelus, I was not excited about it. I learned the Angelus many years ago as a child and have prayed it occasionally as an adult. The Angelus is a traditiona ... discuss

There are some people that you meet in life that really touch for your heart.  For me, one of those people was Peggy Clevenberg. Peggy always reflected the love of Christ to all she knew. Just b ... discuss

by Robert Romano: What if the discredited Fusion GPS dossier that was used against then-candidate for president Donald Trump in 2016 to tie him to Russia was actually an elaborate disinformation camp ... discuss

North Carolina mom Danielle Gaither believes she and her baby boy are still alive for a reason. In February, Gaither almost died while pregnant with her son, Fox 46 WJZY reports. But the mother and so ... discuss

The technical term is “survivors guilt”. It doesn’t sound especially technical, but I give it full points for accuracy. It could also be called “throw up and cry a lot” . ... discuss

Dear Friends, In an age when assisted suicide has been deemed acceptable public policy, it becomes necessary for Christians to unapologetically stand up for the dignity and worth of every human being ... discuss

By Father Thomas MattisonSo, you will ask me — legitimately — how about the Crusades and the clashes between the papacy and the Holy Roman Empire etc.? Were these not instances of meddling in poli ... discuss

  “So many women have bravely posted their own heartbreaking pictures into the comments…” Felicia said after sharing pictures of her miscarried baby at 14 weeks. “There a ... discuss

I was surprised and encouraged to see an article in the Daily Mail Abortion and the Men haunted by Regret featuring a number of fathers sharing openly about their abortion experience. One father, T ... discuss

Today’s obsession with being relevant and being all things to all people isn’t so much the fruit of pragmatism (though it is that too) but more so the outcome of forgetting God.  We’ve forgotte ... discuss

The distinctions of the seven churches of Revelation are set forth clearly in that book. They manifest different greatnesses and frailties, but they all faced perils. Each confronted the dangers that ... discuss

Wait! I need to ask. “Give your servant, therefore, an understanding heart to judge your people and to distinguish right from wrong.” We look to continue our process of growth and becoming in our ... discuss

(Save the Storks) Two years ago today I was sitting in an abortion clinic thinking not having Vaida was best for me. People remember dates for birthdays and anniversaries. Well this date is forever ... discuss

A woman who had an abortion by pill joked about sending her aborted baby to live in the sewers with “mutant goldfish” after he or she was flushed down the toilet.  ClinicQuotes.com reposted excer ... discuss

This past week was Camp Joshua North Carolina!We were at a different campground this year as the old place shut down. The location was beautiful. I was honored to spend a couple days with a fabul ... discuss

Sorry there have not been posts, but I am just back from some R&R. Those of you familiar with \"Entering Canaan\" know that Our Lady of Czestochowa is the patroness of the ministry. If you don't ... discuss

Yesterday we continued our journey through 1 John as a church family.  I was privileged to preach from 1 John 1:5-10 and the main idea of the passage was focused on evaluating your walk to make sure ... discuss

In my last post, I talked about the significant social and economic disadvantages of growing up in a single-parent home. The basic premise was this: single parenthood is infinitely preferable to abort ... discuss

In my last post, I talked about the significant social and economic disadvantages of growing up in a single-parent home. The basic premise was this: single parenthood is infinitely preferable to abort ... discuss

Grant, O Lord, that my heart may neither desire nor seek anything but what is necessary for the fulfillment of Thy holy Will. May health or sickness, riches or poverty, honors or contempt, humiliation ... discuss

So I’m relatively new to the pro-life scene and before I really got involved, I just had NO idea how many amazing resources there are in the United States to help moms with unplanned pregnancies. I ... discuss

The absence of Molly Worthen’s Apostles of Reason, easily one of the most important studies of American evangelicalism of the last decade, is probably the most surprising omission, but there are bi ... discuss

It is that paradox that lies at the heart of The End of White Christian America, and in discussions of Christianity and public life more generally. How can a religion often defined as a religion of ... discuss

Because I don’t think that man-made hymns are as pleasing to God in worship as words He has given to us, I choose not to sing uninspired hymns when I preach in the churches that use man-made hymns. ... discuss

“Accepted Climate Theory” stands to benefit the few at the expense of the many. Open Letter to the American People, Politicians, and The Media Regarding Climate Theory:   Man-made cl ... discuss

The past two weeks have been a bit odd. My "letter" to Catholic writers (and, really, to Catholics on social media in general) was not well received... and that was before the whole dancing priest con ... discuss

“When you deal with disappointment, it’s too easy to focus on the circumstances around you and cast blame on others rather than looking at the battle in your own heart. Think for a moment abou ... discuss

The technical term is “survivors guilt”.  It doesn’t sound especially technical, but I give it full points for accuracy.  It could also be called “throw up and cry a lot̶ ... discuss

An abortion conglomerate in the news due to a recent, controversial protest — which resulted in several pro-life individuals being charged under the draconian federal “Freedom of Access to ... discuss

When dealing with a topic that is as life-and-death as abortion, due to the emotional nature of the topic, sometimes arguments can get heated on both sides. Liberty University senior Timothy Stam beli ... discuss




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