Topic: hope

Contact: David Trotter, 949-335-2925 NASHVILLE, Aug. 21, 2014 /Christian Newswire/ -- Executive produced and narrated by Natalie Grant, "In Plain Sight: Stories of Hope and Freedom" features six mode ... discuss

The Reason for Our Hope: Arms Up! div> ... discuss

"Christian thinking has to offer both hope and sobriety, each of which requires perseverance and patience." -- IRD President Mark Tooley Contact: Jeff Walton, Institute on Religion and Democracy, 202 ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - Words Music and Pictures of Faith Hope and Love Today I’d like to share a pro life music video from John Elefante. You may remember him as the lead singer for the band, “ ... discuss

Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director of the Euthanasia Prevention Coalition summarizes the peer reviewed journal article titled: Euthanasia and assisted suicide: a physician’s and ethicist ... discuss

Slain American journalist James FoleyBrethren: Peace be with you.The gruesome murder of freelance journalist James Foley - who, btw, was a praying Catholic - by a terrorist from the so-called Islamic ... discuss

By Connie Nykiel “Sorrow makes us all children again.” –Ralph Waldo Emerson I teach childbirth education to pregnant teenagers. My job is to prepare young parents for parenthood. This includes t ... discuss

Here are some new Kindle deals: Rythms of Grace by Mike Cosper ($0.99); Reasons for Our Hope by Wayne House ($4.99); new from GLH Publishing is that classic The Autobiography of George Mu ... discuss

Today, August 21st, is the memorial of Pope St. Pius X (1835-1914).Giuseppe Sarto was born June 2, 1835, the second of ten children born to a poor family in the village of Riese, Province of Treviso, ... discuss

One of the first questions I am typically asked after I share with someone that I am raising my child who was conceived when I was raped is, “Does she know yet?” — often accompanied by a loo ... discuss

Obama has appointed a lot of doozies over the years but the list does get to be quite impressive. To start with most believe that Lady Michelle and Valerie Garrett run the country. That seems to make ... discuss

By CARL BUNDERSON/CNA/EWTN NEWS | VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis discussed his recent trip to South Korea in his General Audience address Wednesday, saying its significance is found in the th ... discuss

Vatican City, Aug 20, 2014 / 08:22 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis discussed his recent trip to South Korea in his General Audience address Wednesday, saying its significance is found in the three w ... discuss

“It is not one world,” Paul Harvey used to remind his listeners, and events of recent weeks have underscored that in heart-breaking ways, as word pours in of increasingly vicious and aggr ... discuss

A pro-life rally taking place Friday night in Dublin will support the premature baby who was victimized by Ireland’s law allowing some abortions. The Pro Life Campaign has strongly criticised th ... discuss

A national civil rights and violence debate is brewing because of the tenuous situation in Ferguson, Missouri. But the president of the Planned Parenthood abortion business isn’t letting an oppo ... discuss

 Parents of baby diagnosed with anencephaly are helping him live life to the full from the womb By Lauren Enriquez I recently came across this touching Facebook group, Prayers for Sha ... discuss

Wednesday of the Twentieth Week in Ordinary Time(Click here for readings)By Benedict Augustine“’My friend, I am not cheating you.Did you not agree with me for the usual daily wage?Take wha ... discuss

Nashville, Tenn., Aug 20, 2014 / 07:50 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Actions by the Leadership Conference of Women Religious at its latest annual assembly suggest that it may be closed to the possibility of re ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - Words Music and Pictures of Faith Hope and Love When I was younger I remember hearing the expression, “you may have to eat some humble pie”. It was a common way of saying ... discuss

My friend Dan and his wife Judy are missionaries with SIM in Ethiopia. Dan and Judy, a registered nurse, raised three wonderful children in the Seattle area, which is where we met. We served together ... discuss

It is a question I have received a number of times lately: Can you suggest some blogs written specifically for women? As it happens, I follow quite a few blogs written by (and often for) women ... discuss

“Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called children of God.” – Matthew 5:9How do we deal with the violence, war, and conflicts that we face in our world today?  How can we serve ... discuss

Karachi, Pakistan, Aug 20, 2014 / 02:04 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Franciscan friary in Pakistan's largest city, Karachi, celebrated its platinum jubilee earlier this month on the feast of Our Lady of t ... discuss

In Canada You Can’t Destroy Viable Geese Eggs, But You Can Abort Viable Unborn Babies Whether your summer involved staying around home visiting the local swimming holes or travelling great distan ... discuss

Houston, Texas, Aug 19, 2014 / 05:15 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The Church in the U.S. should not and cannot ignore the ever-increasing Latino population, Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia said Satu ... discuss

In mid to late August 2009, I was around 11 or 12 weeks pregnant, and was working at a little restaurant in my hometown in Virginia.As I remember this one particular day, it feels as if I am back ther ... discuss

SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Aug. 16, 2014 /Christian Newswire -- Mireille Miller-Young, an associate professor of feminist studies at the University of California at Santa Barbara, was sentenced to 108 ho ... discuss

I really don't mean to be a killjoy. I love the fact that millions of people are engaging in the latest "Ice Bucket Challenge" to elicit donations for finding a cure for Amyotrophic Lateral Scler ... discuss

About a week ago, there was a brief lull in my work day when I was reconfiguring an old laptop to serve as a supplementary computer in my school office. I needed something to do that wasn’t a re ... discuss

Embrace Grace, an organization dedicated to helping single, pregnant mothers to find the strength needed to choose life and find hope in their difficult situation, recently released the following vide ... discuss

A judge has upheld a pro-life Iowa law that banned the dangerous practice of telemed abortions. A telemedicine abortion is when a woman is prescribed medication that induces an abortion without seeing ... discuss

Some days, the morning headlines are just too good to be true. I hope New Hampshire attorney general Joseph Foster sees this one. Here’s a summary: On the mean streets of Londonderry over the we ... discuss

by Hans Johnson During Pope Francis‘ trip to South Korea, he visited the House of Hope in Kkottongnae, which cares for the elderly and disabled who were rejected by their families. While there ... discuss

From Renew AmericaBy Stephen StoneIn his well-reasoned book in support of the movement to impeach and remove Barack Obama titled Faithless Execution: Building the Political Case for Obama's Impeachmen ... discuss

Join the club Joe. Joe writes in the Washington Times: (via Newsbusters) I don’t think I’m ready to become a Republican yet … In good conscience, however, I can’t continue to c ... discuss

(LiveActionNews) — I recently came across this touching Facebook group, Prayers for Shane. It was created by the mom and dad of baby Shane, a little boy who is due in October. Baby Shane has bee ... discuss

By EDWARD PENTIN | VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis brought a “sign of hope” to Asia, helped “cultivate solidarity” and invited Koreans to unity, Cardinal Luis Antonio T ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - Words Music and Pictures of Faith Hope and Love Do you know what it means to give grace to others? Grace, according to one of the definitions in the dictionary, is the “free an ... discuss

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760-519-9056, charlesherchert@gmail.com OCEANSIDE, Calif., Aug. 19, 2014 /Christian Newswire/ -- Those meeting Charles Herchert will see a proud patriot boasting t ... discuss

Before praying at the abortion memorial in Korea this weekend, Pope Francis also visited the “House of Hope” Rehabilitation Center Saturday afternoon. He spent almost an hour at the cente ... discuss

August 18 is the optional memorial of St. John Eudes, a French priest who founded of the Society of Jesus and Mary (the Eudists) and the Congregation of Our Lady of Charity.  Pope Leo XIII procla ... discuss

This letter by Kate Kelly was published on August 18 in the Montana Revalli Republic. The letter by Gail Bell rang true to my own experience (“Mother’s death provided painful, personal exampl ... discuss

As FLOTUS Hillary Clinton was the perpetual tag-a-long side-kick for Bill. In her mind she may have thought she was co-president but in reality her presence was more like “oh yes, and Hillary ... discuss

Any distrust Women of Color felt toward Planned Parenthood was kept out of the public eye until July 28, when the abortion giant blew any remaining shreds of good will. It was on that day a story P ... discuss

Most of us agree we should stand by our friends, and that we should keep our promises. However, the U.S. has a decidedly mixed record in doing this. I will look at that record, but the reason to reall ... discuss

NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana (www.forerunner.com) – I was in New Orleans for a week in July with Operation Save America (OSA). It was a fitting follow-up to the OSA Regional event held in Kissimmee, ... discuss

Aboard the papal plane, Aug 18, 2014 / 04:30 pm (CNA).- Speaking to journalists aboard the Aug. 18 plane flight back to Italy from South Korea, Pope Francis said he supports international intervention ... discuss

By JOSEPH PRONECHEN | Father Mark Sheridan is a Benedictine monk at Dormition Abbey on Mount Zion in Jerusalem. He will celebrate 50 years in the priesthood in February 2015. Prior to coming to ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - Words Music and Pictures of Faith Hope and Love Have you been getting my music podcasts? Don’t let the word “podcast” scare you off. You don’t have to go insi ... discuss

This article was written by Dr Shakira Hussein, a post doctoral research fellow at the University of Melbourne. It was published on August 16 by The Saturday Paper and republished by HOPE Australia.Li ... discuss

University of California Santa Barbara Professor of Feminist Studies, Mireille Miller-Young, has been sentenced in a criminal case in connection with an assault on pro-life young people who took the p ... discuss

This is a game-changer. Talk about “an old wives’ tale.” You’ve heard it said that 1) 50 percent of all marriages end in divorce, 2) most marriages that do happen to make it are, nonetheless, ... discuss

TweetBy Emily RyznarThis may sound irrational, but I have always been afraid of “finding myself”. I know that changing and growing up is a part of life, but I was paralyzed by the thought that may ... discuss

“Frodo sighed and was asleep almost before the words were spoken. Sam struggled with his own weariness, and he took Frodo's hand; and there he sat silent till deep night fell. Then at last, to keep ... discuss

Pope Francis’ four day visit to South Korea which ended Monday could already be bearing fruit in helping to provide justice for victims of one of the country’s worst ferry disasters. Fol ... discuss

I have been thinking about this one a lot, lately. I was thinking about it long before I read Manage Your Day-to-Day, but that book helpfully distilled it to a single sentence: “We tend to o ... discuss

Seoul, South Korea, Aug 17, 2014 / 10:51 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Calls for peace and reconciliation dominated Pope Francis’ historic apostolic visit to South Korea, which concluded as the Pope boar ... discuss

by Alan Caruba, Contributing Editor: Here in America and elsewhere around the world, Greens continue to war against any energy other than the “renewable” kind, wind and solar, that is more cost ... discuss

We now have two new saints enrolled in heaven, Pope St. John XXIII and Pope St. John Paul II. Pope Francis gave a beautiful sermon in the canonization Mass that sheds much light on the role of the Ch ... discuss

Seoul, South Korea, Aug 17, 2014 / 06:39 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- At the concluding Mass of his historical trip, Pope Francis urged the faithful to embrace Christ's message of forgiveness and reconciliati ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - Words Music and Pictures of Faith Hope and Love There’s a book called “Hope Is Not A Strategy” by an author named Rick Page. (I made that a link since I’m men ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - Words Music and Pictures of Faith Hope and Love Faith is a gift, given to us by our Creator, and… …faith is a gift we give ourselves. But it’s very important to not ... discuss

The following is my own testimony which I wrote for the USCCB in 2000.  “We are to show to those in need His goodness to ourselves . . .” This phrase at Mass speaks to my heart. It reminds ... discuss

Starring: Brenton Thwaites, Jeff Bridges,Meryl Streep, Katie Holmes, Odeya Rush, Alexander Skarsgard, and Taylor Swift.ARRA News Service - Most student in the past decade has read The Giver. F ... discuss

Seoul, South Korea, Aug 16, 2014 / 09:28 pm (CNA).- Pope Francis visited the House of Hope rehabilitation center for children with disabilities in South Korea on Aug. 15 where he was welcomed in a fes ... discuss

All people? Really? The foreigners who join themselves to the LORD, ministering to him, loving the name of the LORD, and becoming his servants—all who keep the Sabbath free from profanation and hol ... discuss

by Fr. Vasile Tudor - As Christians we must give glory to God in all things, even in pain, hoping, always hoping, in our Savior, the only One who can take us out of the brink of despair and set us for ... discuss

Seoul, South Korea, Aug 16, 2014 / 12:04 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis has received a warm welcome from the Korean people, many of whom praise him for his acts of compassion, stating that he has t ... discuss

The Association Game: Is this Ukrainian more like Putin or Poroshenko? Republican water-carriers can smear the Pauls as isolationists all they want: the notion of the US as “world cop” is still ne ... discuss

My husband and I are beekeepers. We have three hives of Russian bees. Last year, our first year in fact, we expected to get no honey from our two hives because the bees had so much work to do. You put ... discuss

Throw a stone into a pond and the waters don’t remain still. At the point it breaks the surface, the water is disrupted by a small wave that continues rising ring after ring, expanding ever outward ... discuss

Seoul, South Korea, Aug 16, 2014 / 12:04 am (CNA/EWTN News).- A young man from Hong Kong was moved by Pope Francis’ off-the-cuff remarks during the opening celebration of the 6th Asian Youth Day ... discuss

Starring: Brenton Thwaites, Jeff Bridges,Meryl Streep, Katie Holmes, Odeya Rush, Alexander Skarsgard, and Taylor Swift. Most student in the past decade has read The Giver. For some, reading the ... discuss

A troubling passage in Evangelii GaudiumAndrew Bieszad, a scholar on Islam, seems to believe Pope Francis is teaching error — or, at least, opiniones intolerata — about the “Ishmaelites”:For I ... discuss

-- 1 --Went in for my annual physical exam today and I found out that I have a couple of health issues. One for certain and the others are possibilities. Either way, I was given medications, more bloo ... discuss

“These coat hangers represent the terror enacted against women!” So screamed Alexandria Petersburg, an organizer for a pro-abortion group known as “Stop Patriarchy.” Petersburg and her gro ... discuss

Pyongyang, North Korea, Aug 15, 2014 / 12:31 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- North Korea could in time have its first canonized saint, since last year the death of the Bishop of Pyongyang, who was disappeared by ... discuss

By Dr Kevin Fitzpatrick - Not Dead Yet - UK.Kevin FitzpatrickIn the (British) House of Lords, another attempt to legalise assisted suicide/euthanasia was debated at 2nd reading stage July 18, 2014 thr ... discuss

Beijing, China, Aug 15, 2014 / 08:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Chinese government recently announced that it will increase its efforts to promote and develop a national brand of Christian theology. Pe ... discuss

Fly, my soul, with Mary fly,Soar beyond the golden sky, Mount to Mary's throne on high.Bright the queenly crown she won, Sweet the reign she has begun, As she stands beside her Son. Fly, my soul, with ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - Words Music and Pictures of Faith Hope and Love Here’s a worldview definition. See if it’s how you’d describe it. That’s a fair worldview definition, but it m ... discuss

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Contact: Beth Chapman, Dr. Jantz Media Representative, The Center, A Place of HOPE, 816-835-0306, bethc@aplaceofhope.com EDMONDS, Wash., Aug. 12, 2014 /Christian Newswire/ -- Dr. Gregory Jantz, Foun ... discuss

Michele Rickett Shares Key Insights into the Targeting of Women and Girls as a Tactic of War; Breaking the Cycle of Abuse against Girls and Women in Developing WorldContact: Ty Mays, 770-256-8710, t ... discuss

This week’s Free Stuff Fridays is sponsored by Moody Publishers. They are offering some excellent books this week. There will be 5 winners, and each of those winners will receive the fol ... discuss

Daejeon, South Korea, Aug 15, 2014 / 04:04 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In an Aug. 15 meeting with Asian youth, Pope Francis emphasized the need to respond joyfully to God’s call in order to carry the h ... discuss

Today the universal Church celebrates the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, in which we commemorate her being taken up body and soul into heaven when her earthly life was finished. The Catechism ... discuss

A mom who lost her baby daughter when she was just six months old is on a mission to help other parents of premature babies. Deneen Bryan is the founder of Capturing Hopes Photography, the Daily Mail ... discuss

Michele Rickett Shares Key Insights into the Targeting of Women and Girls as a Tactic of War; Breaking the Cycle of Abuse against Girls and Women in Developing WorldContact: Ty Mays, 770-256-8710, t ... discuss

Seoul, South Korea, Aug 14, 2014 / 12:00 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- A journalist with South Korea’s leading radio and television network has voiced her joy at covering the papal visit, as well as her ... discuss

Erbil, Iraq, Aug 14, 2014 / 12:03 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis' special envoy to Iraq has safely arrived in Erbil, the Holy See press officer said Thursday, adding that he has met with displaced ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - Words Music and Pictures of Faith Hope and Love There’s a couple of verses in the Bible that say I can know I’ll receive from the Lord “the reward of the inheritanc ... discuss

Brian Burch, Catholic Vote: Pope Francis is pleading with the world:“Dear brothers and sisters: The news reports coming from Iraq leave us in dismay and disbelief...thousands of people, Children dy ... discuss

This post is a collection of different kinds of prayer, ways to pray, devotions, sacramentals, etc.  It is by no means an exhaustive list, nor is the numbering in any way more than a simple way o ... discuss

I'm going to continue sharing about August 2009...I remember so clearly watching the Lifehouse "Everything" Skit that month. I was immediately captivated by it because I realized that girl was me. I w ... discuss

By EDWARD PENTIN | VATICAN CITY — In the opening speech of his four-day apostolic voyage to South Korea, Pope Francis underlined the importance of transmitting values to the next generatio ... discuss

INTROIT Ps. 44:13, 15-16All the rich among the people shall seek your favor. Behind her the virgins shall be led to the king; her friends shall be brought to you with gladness and joy. Ps. 44:2. My he ... discuss

In the second discourse of his apostolic visit to South Korea, Pope Francis has urged Korean bishops to remember and draw on past graces as well as safeguard hope in Christ. Addressing the bish ... discuss

Seoul, South Korea, Aug 14, 2014 / 03:35 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On the first day of his historic papal visit to South Korea, Pope Francis urged local bishops to not only remember their rich history of m ... discuss

Seoul, South Korea, Aug 14, 2014 / 04:16 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Among the people who greeted Pope Francis at his arrival in South Korea was a father of an adolescent who wanted to be a priest but died i ... discuss

Nelson Hultberg by Nelson Hultberg, Contributing Author: Many in America’s freedom movement still hope that the Libertarian Party will one day become a power on the political scene to challenge the ... discuss

By Jessie Tappel, M.S. The shocking events that have unfolded this week with the suicide of actor Robin Williams, have stirred up many controversial conversations on depression, mental illness and sui ... discuss

ss="serendipity_imageComment_txt">(Kyodo News / Associated Press) The world is reeling from the apparent suicide of Robin Williams. As someone who has suffered with debilitating depression, ... discuss

Apr. 17, 2014: Rev. Justin Wylie celebrates Mass at the Church of the Holy Innocents in New York. (Courtesy Arrys Ortanez)When Cardinal Bergoglio was elected pope in 2013, many traditional Catholics ... discuss

by Hans Johnson In May 2014, we brought you the incredible story of a mother-daughter reunion that took a lifetime to accomplish. In 1928, 16-year-old Minka Disbrow (pictured on the left) had been rap ... discuss

Vatican City, Aug 13, 2014 / 08:44 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Holy See's permanent observer to the United Nations on Saturday urged the international community to provide humanitarian assistance and mil ... discuss

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Over the weekend my wife mentioned a book she’d heard discussed on NPR. As is often the case, I forgot. However yesterday a friend emailed me a link and I remembered why I had wanted to listen to th ... discuss

Last Saturday in the Wall Street Journal I read about the dilemma of the European welfare state: its low fertility cannot sustain the welfare state and its anemic economy cannot offer jobs to young mi ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - Words Music and Pictures of Faith Hope and Love In spite of the efforts of some of the best so-called “free thinkers” the fact remains…God is not dead. I know athei ... discuss

photo thanks to freeimagesAtticus has gone back to school which means I am forced to head back to the kitchen.Can you say, "Sad Woman"?*Atticus is more the Chef variety of cook than I am. I am qu ... discuss

"As for me, I will behold thy face in righteousness: I shall be satisfied, when I awake, with thy likeness." Psalm 17:15The above verse is just beautiful to me.  "I shall be satisfied, when I awa ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - Words Music and Pictures of Faith Hope and Love I know you’ve heard the expression “beating your head against a brick wall”. Right? Back in 1987 I found myself in a ... discuss

If you listen to talk radio, you get a steady stream of rhetoric promoting what is called conservatism. I hope in the next minute or so to get you thinking about whether being conservative is really t ... discuss

In which we wander through the confusing maze of the DHM’s brain in no particular order.  Sort of like always.  And, you know, trigger warnings galore. So…. I am still trying to figure o ... discuss

Jerusalem, Israel, Aug 13, 2014 / 02:03 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Despite the stresses of alternating violence and ceasefires between Hamas and Israel, Franciscans in the Holy Land are committed to helping ... discuss

Today was one stressful day for me! Everything that could have gone wrong did -- almost. As is my daily custom, I attended afternoon Mass. During Mass, I was experiencing the pangs of chronic pain, wh ... discuss

Poor Leftists. The Leftists in Milwaukee tried to take out Sheriff David Clarke. Michael Bloomberg and Chris Abele invested in Clarke's defeat. Bad investment. Channel 12's Mike Gousha was interviewin ... discuss

Actor and comedian Robin Williams died August 11th from a suspected suicide.  Fans from around the world are grieving the tragic loss of this talented actor and comedian.  Such an act o ... discuss

Kevin Burke, LSW, co- founder of Rachel’s Vineyard Ministries and a Pastoral Associate of Priests for Life, writes:Actor and comedian Robin Williams died August 11th from a suspected suicide.   ... discuss

As most of you know, when I was nine I lost my mom to suicide. All of this discussion about Robin Williams has me kind of sad and frustrated with where we are with mental illness in this world. My h ... discuss

Actor and comedian Robin Williams died August 11th from a suspected suicide.  Fans from around the world are grieving the tragic loss of this talented actor and comedian.  Such an act of desperation ... discuss

I know, I know... I was supposed to share the rest of the novel playlists last month. I didn't because I was busy with finals the last two weeks. Sorry! Now that I'm on a brief summer break, I'm going ... discuss

Abortion is an injustice. Pro-life people are passionate about ending it. Those are good things. But they are no excuse for name-calling. Unfortunately, some pro-lifers make really mean and nasty comm ... discuss

Contact: Beth Chapman, Dr. Jantz Media Representative, The Center, A Place of HOPE, 816-835-0306, bethc@aplaceofhope.com EDMONDS, Wash., Aug. 12, 2014 /Christian Newswire/ -- Dr. Gregory Jantz, Foun ... discuss

From the 1999 Post Abortion review of the Elliot Institute..I always found this fasinating! by Amy R. Sobie & David C. Reardon As president of the National Abortion and Reproductive Rights Acti ... discuss

Seoul, South Korea, Aug 12, 2014 / 12:03 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In South Korea this week, Pope Francis will meet a Church young, founded on martyrs, suffering, dynamic, and missionary a former South Kor ... discuss

This is so sad.The loss of a loved one can be very painful and difficult to accept, but death by suicide is so difficult to bear. Robin Williams dead at 63 in suspected suicideOscar-winning actor and ... discuss

An interesting look at how Ukraine has just committed financial suicide and at a time when it needs the funds the most - it's political incompetence and corruption at its most impressive.  ~ Ja ... discuss

Vatican City, Aug 11, 2014 / 09:35 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Amid preparations for his Aug. 14-18 trip to South Korea, Pope Francis has sent a video message greeting the people of the country and offering ... discuss

They will lay their hands on you and persecute you, delivering you up to the synagogues and prisons, and you will be brought before kings and governors for my name’s sake. This will be a time fo ... discuss

Denver, Colo., Aug 11, 2014 / 05:37 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- As persecution of religious minorities intensifies in Iraq, in the U.S. Christian, Jewish, and Muslim leaders have joined together to ask the O ... discuss

How freaking funny is this. I hope God sends them more INSTRUCTORS like this idiot! The instructor never herd the BOOM……Papa Mike by Jim Hoft wit The Gateway Pundit on Monday, August 11, 2 ... discuss

To the left is a picture of one version of the kind of rice cakes I used. You buy them at Asian stores, or, if you are lucky enough to live near an Asian neighborhood, maybe even at Walmart, but if wo ... discuss

Sometimes, when you think about your past, particularly something that you have since changed, you want to get rid of much that was associated with whatever was prior to your change ... discuss

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Tony Funderburk - Words Music and Pictures of Faith Hope and Love This is just how it is…you’ll be a short time here but a long time gone. When you die, no one here ever sees you again. &# ... discuss

FAMILY SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE Sales, FT EmployeeCatholic Funeral and Cemetery Services (Brownstown, MI)Our Lady of Hope Catholic Cemetery, Brownstown, MI Catholic Funeral and Cemetery Services - Fami ... discuss

Iva, now 16, didn’t want anyone to know what happened. Fear was ever present. She is sharing her story publicly for the first time. This innocent 15 year old simply wanted to sit in the park sketchi ... discuss

Fr. Paulo and his identical twin, Fr. Felipe, were born in 1984 despite doctors encouraging their mother, Rosa Silva, to have an abortion. Silva was a paramedic, and before discovering she was pregnan ... 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

Gallons of virtual ink have been spilled over the weekend as people have discussed the latest news in the ongoing saga of Mark Driscoll and Mars Hill Church: both he and his church have been r ... discuss

 Ok... another rant about Exhale \"Sign the provoice pledge!\" There is so much wrong with this I'm not even sure where to begin.   \"Sign the Pro-Voice Pledge Show your empathy ... discuss

Washington D.C., Aug 11, 2014 / 12:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Catholics in various parts of the U.S. have organized efforts to pray for peace in Iraq, especially for persecuted Christians. The chairman ... discuss

This essay was published in Christian Democracy Magazine (which is affiliated with the American Solidarity Party).The Supreme Court is currently hearing the case of Town of Greece vs. Galloway, where ... discuss

The church affiliation and planting ministry that Mark Driscoll founded, Acts 29, has removed Driscoll’s Mars Hill Church from their network and asked Driscoll to step down. Since I first read a ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - Words Music and Pictures of Faith Hope and Love My faith, hope, and love for my fellow human beings inspired me to write a song and sing about how we need THE Truth… …but ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. III: Ordinary: 668 Psalter: Monday, Week III, 976 Common of Virgins: 1805 Proper of Saints: 1312 Christian Prayer: Ordinary: 694 Psalter: Monday, Week III, ... discuss

It’s been a week or two since the last listing.  Every day I thought, “I should look up some free Kindle books,” and every day I ended up reading or watching a K-drama with that tim ... discuss

I hope you don’t like this article.  On May 17th, 2004, Massachusetts became the first US State to issue marriage licenses to same sex couples.  In the following decade, eighteen additional Sta ... discuss

More years ago than I care to admit, my sister started off her valedictory speech with a quote from Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities. She of course was using it to refer to the many experiences ... discuss

Sermon notes for Proper 14 A, 2014 Scripture: Romans 10:5-15 Last week we considered Romans 9:1-5, where Paul opens his consideration of the fact that the bulk of the Jewish people did not accept Jesu ... discuss

Haberman and Vaknin are legitimate. Check them out on Google if you wish. Written by Dr. Michael A. Haberman, M.D. This Israeli doctor says Obama has a mental disorder. Labels him a pathological narci ... discuss

Now I shall endeavor to make that which is divine in me rise up to that which is divine in the universe.  ~Plotinus (last words)  I become a Christian on this date 38 years ago, August 8, 1976. ~El ... discuss

The year is 1987.  It is a fun year in American pop culture. The Twins beat the Cardinals in the World Series, the Bill Cosby Show is  # 1 on TV, Giants QB Phil Simms tells everyone “I’ ... discuss

It could be the New Yorkers. They elected another liberal mayor and what could they do that is more liberal?  Liberalism in simple Clinton terms is a tax and spend government. And the more they tax a ... discuss

Thursday I went to the cancer center for my six month check up. Because childcare is tough to find for six kids, one of whom is a foster (oh, yeah, that's why I haven't had time for blogging...I am m ... discuss

 In 2005 Gaza was unconditionally given to the Palestinians. They quickly handed it over to Hamas, made it a terror fortress, and smuggled in all the weapons of war that they could (which brought ab ... discuss

Living in an advanced country brings privileges. Since we are used to them, these appear to be self-evident. Think of security and excellent health care. Add the role of laws to protect the citizen ev ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. IV: Ordinary: 618 Psalter: Saturday, Week II, 926 Common of Virgins: 1802 Common of One Martyr: 1731 Christian Prayer: Ordinary: 689 Psalter: Saturday, Week ... discuss

 And the greatest of these is love By Melissa Ohden Melissa OhdenTruth. Legislation. Love. When I’m asked about the most important tools that we can utilize in the pro-life movement ... discuss

Words Music And Pictures of Faith Hope And Love - by Tony Funderburk You have plenty of time to do whatever you feel is right. Maybe you’re one of those entrepreneurial types who likes to work a ... discuss

I was away on personal business and I did not have a chance to comment on what’s happening in Iraq. Here’s the video of the announcement from President Obama: (via The White House) Now, t ... discuss

Credit:  http://allenbwest.com/If this picture does not tear you apart inside, then you are made of stone.  The events in Iraq are beyond my comprehension.  I feel that we should all be ... discuss

I will be taking time off to go \"aside and rest a while\", with a mixture of retreat, and vacation from August 9th - sept 2. If anyone is looking for help please call our Lumina number 877-584-4621 ... discuss

Today’s post was written by Nate, a summer intern with SFLI and the current president of Illini Collegians for Life at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. College is commonly referred t ... discuss

Words Music And Pictures of Faith Hope And Love - by Tony Funderburk When you get right down to it, it’s pretty easy to get mad at someone. Right? And I mean anyone. No one is born with a … ... discuss

The Transfiguration of Faith(Click here for readings) We did not follow cleverly devised mythswhen we made known to youthe power and coming of our Lord Jesus Christ,but we had been eyewitnesses o ... discuss

Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, Aug 8, 2014 / 02:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Catholic faithful recently gathered in the Melanesian islands to mark “Bible Sunday” – a celebration aimed at ... discuss

Vatican City, Aug 8, 2014 / 12:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Catholic Church plays a fundamental role in responding to the worst outbreak of Ebola infections in history, a Holy See collaborator has expl ... discuss

Words Music And Pictures of Faith Hope And Love - by Tony Funderburk If you’re up late and reading this, I hope it’ll help you relax and rest your weary head in just a few minutes. One coo ... discuss

Just finished watching Obama's televised address regarding America's response to developments in Iraq.In all honesty, and for the first time in my memory, Obama actually sounded like a confident, comm ... discuss

Question: "What does 1st Timothy 2:15 mean when it says that a woman shall be "saved" in child bearing? How do the Orthodox interpret that passage?"One important thing to keep in mind here is that the ... discuss

Hello! I'm well and the family is well (though we still could use your prayers), but our internet connection is not so well. I'm popping in here using my inlaws' connection. Hopefully this wont be a p ... discuss

Well, hello there!  It’s been a while, hasn’t it?  For those who don’t know (or can’t remember), late 2012 this blog went quiet.  Very quiet.  In fact, it went away!  My ... discuss

On July 31st, Richard McTear of Florida was convicted of first-degree murder, kidnapping, battery, and child abuse after throwing a 3-month-old boy out of a moving car. Tragically, the child died inst ... discuss

For Immediate Release Media Contact: Krista Thomas – 540-622-5272 – kthomas@hli.org | www.hli.org DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania – August 6, 2014 — Emil Hagamu, regional director for Human Life I ... discuss

This letter was written by Lucinda Hardy and published August 7 by the Montana Missoulian.I have read the guest column, “People living with disabilities support death with dignity” (July 25), whic ... discuss

The State Almost Starved Haleigh Poutre to Death, L ... discuss

Two nights ago in a comments section where that same question was asked I responded: As much as "our" jihad-in-chief cares to dish out to us. said of Hussein Obama that his actions speak louder than ... discuss

Words Music And Pictures of Faith Hope And Love - by Tony Funderburk Even as a boy I was always fascinated by birds…and cloud formations, and shooting stars in a sky full of blinking lights. I w ... discuss

Is he really praying? Does it really matter?Respecting the President’s NameLiving in Texas, I often have occasion to reflect on Elton John’s satirical “Texas Love Song”. The link takes you to ... discuss

There are points in time when God intentionally collides your life and your prayers with the messy politics and unorganized chaos of the world. For me, politics is just a thermometer for how our praye ... discuss

On July 10, Chinese state media Xinhua announced that 29 of China’s 31 provinces have officially adopted what All Girls Allowed calls the “selective two-child policy”. The Chinese government ann ... discuss

 Assisted suicide bill, Scotland, access for children again in the spotlight If assisted suicide proposals lead so quickly to calls for children to be considered for assisted suicide, ... discuss

Each year when August rolls around yet again, I reflect on August 2009. I will be sharing posts this month about that time that the Lord intervened in my heart and life and fought for me, rescued me, ... discuss

Obama Administration Delay & Stall Investigations Today in Washington, D.C. - Aug 6, 2014The Senate is not in session today and will reconvene for a pro forma session on Friday at 9:15 AM. The Senate ... discuss

On Friday, July 25, the Courier Times carried a revealing, insightful piece by Terry Mattingly, noting that MOST couples seeking Catholic marriage ceremonies are already living together.  While ... discuss

"PRIVATE DANCER"  (1984) was made famous by the sultry songstress Tina Turner.All the men come in these placesAnd the men are all the sameYou don't look at their facesAnd you don't ask their name ... discuss

Pro-life Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett, who has frequently been cited as one of the most vulnerable incumbent governors in the 2014 election cycle, is gaining ground, according to new polling. A M ... discuss

From the Facebook of the Catholic Archdiocese of Toronto:Please pray for Sr. Mary Margaret Hope as she professes her first vows as a Sister of Life today! Sr. Mary Margaret Hope, 27, was raised i ... discuss

Last month, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), responsible for enforcing federal laws related to workplace discrimination, issued new enforcement guidance on pregnancy discrimination ... discuss

Lord Jesus Christ, You have conquered the power of death And opened for humanity The hope of eternal life in body and soul. You granted your Mother A share in heavenly glory, And did not allow decay ... discuss

The price we pay when respect for the sanctity of life is lostBy Dave AndruskoI had never heard of Diane Weber Bederman until yesterday when I ran across an incredible piece she’d written that appea ... discuss

I was doing research on another topic, when I came upon this story. (I hope the link works).It's an article about Margaret Trudeau's abortion when she was seventeen.This information is in the pub ... discuss

Ohio Right To Life places pro-life billboards in African-American neighborhoods  shareThis month, Ohio Right To Life launched a new pro-life ... discuss

Today in Washington, D.C. - Aug 5, 2014:Regarding the non- activity of President Obama, can anyone share any good reasons why the President has not called up the Mexican President and told him the ga ... discuss

Aside from the misleading claim in the article referring to my sister, Terri Schiavo, as being in a persistent vegetative state (PVS), the Boston Globe did a wonderful follow-up story on Haleigh Poutr ... discuss

I voted today and I hope you did too. As you all know, I am in Michigan and today we are having our primary for governor and several local seats. I voted for governor Snyder for governor of Michigan. ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - Words Music And Pictures of Faith Hope And Love When you talk to little kids about God, they’re really “open” to the discussion. In other words, they’re like ... discuss




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