Topic: pride

    The love that makes tough men cry   Dec 16, 2014 Kristi Burton Brown  He sat across from us at dinner, wip ... discuss

  A woman named Candice Curry wrote a letter to her ex-husband’s new wife Ashley Parish, and the reception of the letter has been off the charts. Here is the full letter from Curry’s Women W ... discuss

Family Research Council: T-shirt maker Blaine Adamson doesn't exactly wear his heart on his sleeve, but he's not about to ignore it either. When the Kentucky businessman was approached about printing ... discuss

Jeb Bush, the pr-life former governor of Florida, announced today that he is forming an exploratory committee to examine a potential Republican presidential bid in 2016. Bush is known for signing pro- ... discuss

If any of you are like me, you have a tendency to want to control things in your life. Somehow it brings with it a sense of security, and although a false one, we still cling to it. After the experie ... discuss

iv> Standard Podcast [ 13 min. 45 sec. | 6.42 MB ] Play NowPlay in Popup | Download Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. I: Ordinary: 667 Proper of Seasons: 284 Psalter: Tuesday, Wee ... discuss

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Excerpt from: Rod Rosenbladt, "Christ Died for the Sins of Christians Too," Modern Reformation Vol 12 (May/June 2003): 20-25.Did the reformers, then, have any doctrine of sanctification? Of ... discuss

From today’s Office of Readings A sermon by St AugustineJohn is the voice, and Christ is the WordJohn is the voice, but the Lord is the Word who was in the beginning. John is the ... discuss

Photo: Felix Carroll By Dan Valenti and Theresa Bonopartis DAN VALENTI: I love the Advent season. It's a time of rest and reflection, a spiritual justification to bow out of the consumerist fre ... discuss

The question is this: How am I doing this Advent? Am I using this season of preparation to clear out the materialist muck, the stress and distractions of my life? And if the honest answer is no, then ... discuss

So many moments of our lives pass with almost no sense of significance. The twenty four hours in a day fade into the memory of the seven days of the week, then the thirty-odd days of a month, and then ... discuss

I recently came across this wonderful article on gregorian chant and it's beauty and power in Catholic Exchange. With us being the Chant Café, how couldn't I share it! Gregorian chant inspires a ... discuss

T. Tembarom by Francis Hodgson Burnett, recommended in a 1914 edition of St. Nicholas Magazine as a good gift for Mother Reader Review from Amazon: This is one of Burnett’s lesser known novels b ... discuss

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Eight weeks before he was born, Elijah Leffingwell met the outside world. On Sept. 21, 2012, at 25 weeks, Elijah was partially removed from his mother’s womb so surgeons could surgically remove a tu ... discuss

"Wot a thing it is to be so sought arter!" observed Sam, smiling."I don't take no pride out on it, Sammy," replied Mr. Weller, poking the fire vehemently, "it's a horrid sitiwation. I'm actiwally drov ... discuss

The Fourth Little Pig – Me!     We’re all familiar with the children’s story of “The Three Little Pigs”. They all thought that they were pretty self sufficient. After being sent ... discuss

Philadelphia, Pa., Dec 9, 2014 / 11:50 am (CNA).- Organizers for the World Meeting of Families have asked people to open their homes to host attendees and other visitors for the event, which will mark ... discuss

“It’s a girl!”  The nurse announced. After the birth of seven healthy sons, those words should have brought great joy. Under different circumstances, I would have done back flips.  Instead, sh ... discuss

Every year on December 8, Pope Francis goes to Piazza di Spagna in Rome and prays to Our Lady at the statue of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception located on top of an ancient column, in honor of th ... discuss

We live in a world that is full of temptation. There is no rest from sin and no rest from temptation to sin. There is not a single moment when we can relax our vigilance. As John Owen says, we ... discuss

Text: Mark 1:1-8Grace and Peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen.This is the time of the year that the Christmas boxes come out of storage.  Yes, it is the time of year ... discuss

I continue to enjoy and benefit from Prone to Wander, a new book of prayers that was inspired by The Valley of Vision. This week I found a prayer meant to stir up delight in God, and to seek f ... discuss

by Alan Caruba, Contributing Author: I receive Free Inquiry magazine monthly even though I never subscribed to it. The magazine is read by atheists who prefer to be called “humanists.” The Counci ... discuss

  All those that mistakenly entertain the notion that they have not been raped by Bill Cosby, please step forward.   Obama’s dictat to grant amnesty to illegals has its pros and cons. ... discuss

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

The Publican and the Pharisee Question: "Christ gave a parable about the Pharisee and how he fasts twice a week (Luke 18:12). Why did the Orthodox adopt things Christ condemned in Scripture?"Nowh ... discuss

Am I alone when I say that its becoming increasingly difficult to have the pride in my country that I’ve enjoyed all my life? Sure hope not! Where is the outrage? Where is the outrage that that ... discuss

The following excerpt from The Well and the Shallows was posted today at the American Chesterton Society, and I enjoyed it so much I am shamelessly re-posting the entire thing here.(Photo Source)I hop ... discuss

Elected Silence, sing to me And beat upon my whorlèd ear, Pipe me to pastures still and be The music that I care to hear.Shape nothing, lips; be lovely-dumb:It is the shut, the curfew sent From there ... discuss

For me, homeschooling was about pride for a long time. We were going to do everything differently from schooled children, every day, and all the time. There was no way I was going to teach my children ... discuss

by Diane SteinbachMaking Whole is a bi-monthly art therapy column focused on art to heal. Not long ago I read about an artist that would create small canvas paintings, beautiful creations really, and ... discuss

Peace be with you in Jesus Christ, the Captain of our Lives.Today we celebrate Columbus Day in the USA - October 12 in my native Puerto Rico. I observe and celebrate it with pride.Columbus is the man ... discuss

".....for the bible tells me so." I have been struggling with something for the past week or two. There is a question that has been presenting itself to me over and over again, almost taunting me. It ... discuss

Planned Parenthood and the Total Desecration of Christmas As most of the Nation celebrates the birth of Christ this Christmas , in Indiana, Planned Parenthood offers gift certificates that can b ... 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

Satanic Temple's proposed statue of Satan ... which is actuallybased on a picture of Baphomet, which is probably a 12th-century corruption of Mohammed. So much for research.This post was rewritten for ... discuss

Which one is the Real Catholic™?The Circular Catholic Firing Squad found more bullets this last week. *sigh* It appears that a Popular Catholic Blogger (whom I will not identify) called BS in the co ... discuss

[For the next four days, I will be reprinting in its full length a Facebook post from a Dominican novice, Anthony J. J. Mathison. I’ve done some minor detail work — replacing straight quotation ma ... discuss

The other night, I ran across a headline in my Facebook feed which said that Michele Bachmann had suggested the children of illegal immigrants be put into labor camps. I forgot my own rule and “shar ... discuss

An Easter reflection for you: The Person which assumed human nature was not created, as is the case of all other persons. His Person was the pre-existent Word or Logos. His human nature on the other h ... discuss

What sort of criteria do you use in forming a personal library of DVDs?Do you think a library like that is a waste of time, since you only need to see a movie once? Or do you think a personal copy o ... discuss

"WE ARE WHAT WE CHOOSE" By Amazon.com founder Jeff BezosFrom News at Princeton - 2010 Baccalaureate remarks"We are What We Choose"Remarks by Jeff Bezos, as delivered to the Class of 2010BaccalaureateM ... discuss

Lent 3a, (March 23, 2014) Holy Cross Lutheran Church Rev. Todd A. Peperkorn (John 4:5–26) TITLE: “At the Well” Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord, Jesus Christ. Amen. Ou ... discuss

TITLE: “Sir, We Wish to See Jesus” +INI+ Many pulpits throughout the world have the words from our text plastered where only the preacher can see them: Sir, we wish to see Jesus. Jesus Christ, cr ... discuss

Isn't the whole point of religion to teach us morals and to love and care for each other no matter what age, gender, sexual preference, religion or race we are?The question was one among many comments ... discuss

During a Toronto mayoral debate on Sept. 23, that was reported to be “raucous” and “rowdy” with the moderator asking for calm numerous times, Iola Fortino, a city resident, was escorted by pol ... discuss

Charlie Pride may have been the most recent visitor to the state capital but the legislative leadership is singing Charlie Rich’s “Behind Closed Doors.” On Monday, we were given a sneak peak at ... discuss

“Paul, a bond-servant of Christ Jesus, called as an apostle, set apart for the gospel of God…” -Rom. 1.1 We are inclined to read right over the richness of language that Paul uses in the introdu ... discuss

Not even two weeks in and I've fallen off the Lent wagon.  Sometimes, I think I focus my time and energy to ensure my kiddos are making their sacrifices and understanding this liturgical season. ... discuss

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

I wanted to do big things. I was the 8-year-old enthralled by missionary stories, the teen excited about “doing hard things.” I dreamed and planned and prepared. God surely had awesome plans for ... discuss

I wanted to share an important excerpt from Robert Stein’s helpful book on biblical interpretation. This helps in understanding the prophetic genre, and makes good sense of Peter’s quote o ... discuss

There are few characters as wholesome in the golden age of entertainment as wholesome as the Lone Ranger. He stood as a symbol of decency and honor in the nearly three decades the show aired over radi ... discuss

Ok. I'm a pretty nice guy to a point. I've kept to myself the injustice of losing my job after a doctor ordered my daughter to the hospital for diabetes. My manager was so panicked about filling the h ... discuss

Very few who live outside of Israel possess a clear understanding of Israel’s situation as it relates to Arab-Israelis and the Palestinians, yet we form opinions and attitudes and pass judgments ... discuss

When Jesus entered Capernaum,a centurion approached him and appealed to him, saying,“Lord, my servant is lying at home paralyzed, suffering dreadfully.”He said to him, “I will c ... discuss

In today's Gospel, Our Lord tells us to wake from sleep and to watch.  We have to take time to consider what meaning our life has here and now.  As we were reminded last week on the feast ... discuss

Saturday of the Thirty-Fourth Week in Ordinary Time(Click here for readings)By STEPHANIE JUAREZJesus said to his disciples:“Beware that your hearts do not become drowsyfrom carousing and drunken ... discuss

During a Toronto mayoral debate on Sept. 23, that was reported to be “raucous” and “rowdy” with the moderator asking for calm numerous times, Iola Fortino, a city resident, was escorted by pol ... discuss

“Land of the pilgrims’ pride,” why do you keep a vigil tonight? For a TV? The latest video game console? A toy for a dear child? Perhaps you have done this before: For tickets to a sporting ... discuss

The trouble with a series on productivity is that it can just keep going forever. Our work is never complete and we never fully master the best use of our time and opportunities. Our God-given ... discuss

The trouble with a series on productivity is that it can just keep going forever. Our work is never complete and we never fully master the best use of our time and opportunities. Our God-given ... discuss

When I mention that you can read an article that I am drawing from in its entirety, I do so because my goal truly is to convince you to go to the original. That is particularly the case today with “ ... discuss

Oatmeal Casserole- Here’s another favorite oatmeal standby- I first discovered the basic recipe around 1990-ish in Help for Growing Families- I think that was the title.  Bill and Mary Pride ed ... discuss

By Sarah Kramer, Marketing Campaign Coordinator The movement standing against government intrusion in the pulpit is growing. I Stand Sunday was evidence that Americans will not stand for government i ... discuss

Text: Matthew 25:31-46Grace and Peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen.It will be a terrible sight to see for some eyes!  Yes, at the end of the age, eyes will see God ... discuss

23 November AD 100 Saint Clement (ca. A.D. 35–100) is remembered for establishing the pattern of apostolic authority that governed the Christian Church during the first and second centuries. He ins ... discuss

I wanted to do big things. I was the 8-year-old enthralled by missionary stories, the teen excited about “doing hard things.” I dreamed and planned and prepared. God surely had awesome plans for ... discuss

 I. Love. Adoption. By Joleigh Little Editor’s note. November is National Adoption Month. We’ve been running new and previously run stories on adoption all month. This wonderful po ... discuss

Adoption is hard. Adoption is messy. Adoption takes work. Adoption is expensive. Adoption will bring you pain. Adoption will take the life you once knew, turn it upside down, chew it up and spit it ou ... discuss

Seeing as how it was my second trip to the DMV in one day, you can understand how my patience was already quite thin.  I had spent the day running errands, and my first trip to the DMV ended in failu ... discuss

Many people, both readers and friends, have shown a lot of concern about the direction I have been taking in my writings on this blog lately.  It seems that I am on the wrong side of every issue ... discuss

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

If you have 90 seconds to spare, be sure to go sign this petition of thanks to Cardinal Burke for his many years of exemplary service to the Church. Sign here.My thoughts are as follows.In every age, ... discuss

31 October AD 1517 The beginnings of the Reformation came well before its birth date. Renaissance Humanism ushered in an age of classical studies, including the teaching of Greek and Hebrew. This pave ... discuss

"Think not that I am come to send peace on earth: I came not to send peace, but a sword. For I am come to set a man at variance against his father, and the daughter against her mother, and the daught ... discuss

Peace be with you in Jesus Christ, the Captain of our Lives.Today we celebrate Columbus Day in the USA - October 12 in my native Puerto Rico. I observe and celebrate it with pride.Columbus is the man ... discuss

"Likewise, ye wives, be in subjection to your own husbands; that, if any obey not the word, they also may without the word be won by the conversation of the wives; While they behold your chaste conver ... discuss

Credit:  www.pinterest.comThe only way to advance rapidly in the path of love is to remain always very little. That is what I did, and now I can sing with our holy Father, St. John of the Cross: ... discuss

From time to time we receive inquiries through the website's Contact page, wondering about starting a local abolitionist society. We love to encourage those who write in and give them material that ca ... discuss

St. John Chrysostom, Almsgiver by TitianToday, September 13, is the memorial of St. John Chrysostom (ca. 347-407), one of the most famous Fathers, Doctors, and bishops of the Catholic Church. Known to ... discuss

Credit:  www.christinemonohan.netSometimes I think that almost all Catholic blogs are written by just one person because they all sound exactly the same. No one ever seems to have an original th ... discuss

Credit:  sites.google.comMost of us read "Catcher In The Rye" by JD Salinger at some point in our adolescence. I think I was 16 when I read it. It has become a classic American novel. It has m ... discuss

Credit:  deepertruthblog.blogspot.comI have written here more than once that I am fearful that there is a great schism building up in the Catholic Church.  I feel it is coming from the tradi ... discuss

Poor Richard Dawkins, he's a bright lad, but he just can't help stepping in it, can he?Now he's gone and insulted those of us who love our sons and daughters with Down syndrome by suggesting we should ... discuss

Over the last few months, I’ve become fairly active on Instagram—both through Abort73 and my personal Spieldraw account. As a relative newcomer to the Instagram world, I only recently dis ... discuss

Over the last few months, I’ve become fairly active on Instagram—both through Abort73 and my personal Spieldraw account. As a relative newcomer to the Instagram world, I only recently dis ... 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

Bill is one unique fellow. ... discuss

The other night, I ran across a headline in my Facebook feed which said that Michele Bachmann had suggested the children of illegal immigrants be put into labor camps. I forgot my own rule and “shar ... discuss

TITLE: “Sir, We Wish to See Jesus” +INI+ Many pulpits throughout the world have the words from our text plastered where only the preacher can see them: Sir, we wish to see Jesus. Jesus Christ, cr ... discuss

  The truths not so hidden between the line ... discuss

I know, I know. It's been a couple of week since I've written one of these WILW posts but most of my Wednesdays have been occupied with studying for exams so I haven't had the chance to write. Since t ... discuss

Here's the story, found via Moonbattery:MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa — An outstanding athlete and student at Marshalltown High School has been suspended from playing three football games in the fall because h ... discuss

[For the next four days, I will be reprinting in its full length a Facebook post from a Dominican novice, Anthony J. J. Mathison. I’ve done some minor detail work — replacing straight quotation ma ... discuss

I’ve got some new Kindle deals for you today. To Live is Christ to Die Is Gain by Matt Chandler ($3.99); The Message of Acts by John Stott ($2.99); Ten Myths About Calvinism by Kenn ... discuss

Can I pose a serious question? At what point does replacing the American flag with the rainbow flag, a symbol of gay/LGBTQ(RSTUVWXYZ) pride from embassies abroad become an impeachable offense in itse ... discuss

Michael Voris recently did a Vortex entitled, "How Is This Happening" in which he issued a challenge:This is a direct shout out to the Church of Nice Catholic Establishment and its media lapdogs – b ... discuss

It’s a Lie! We Are NOT Founded on Christian Principles The funny thing is, most of the people in this photo, WERE NOT CHRISTIANS!!!  Hey, that looks like Jefferson on the left. Oh, now there was a ... discuss

One thing is for certain: we all find ourselves, either consciously or unconsciously, immersed in an ocean of turbulent societal anxiety. This is not the turmoil and anxiety caused by any one particul ... discuss

In a fallacy that appeals to the heart, the arguer uses emotional appeals rather than logical reasons to persuade the listener. The fallacy can appeal to various emotions including pride, pity, fear, ... discuss

Isn't the whole point of religion to teach us morals and to love and care for each other no matter what age, gender, sexual preference, religion or race we are?The question was one among many comments ... discuss

Summer Leisure Reading: Some of these are the sorts of books I categorize under my Kindle as ‘Mama Reads.’ Because these are titlest that are free due to being in the public domain, they a ... discuss

by Dustin Siggins SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- A California transgendered boy who made national headlines this winter after an altercation at school for which he was charged with battery is being honored as o ... discuss

by Peter Baklinski TORONTO -- As Toronto Cardinal Thomas Collins makes headlines for his opposition to the Ontario English Catholic Teachers Association’s (OECTA) participation in his city&rsquo ... discuss

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

T oday, we honor the Most Holy Trinity. Each of us began life in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit; and in this same Name we will leave this world to find in Heaven the fu ... discuss

SteynOnlineMobile EditionRegular SiteHome | Search | BioThe Unmaking of the American Worldby Mark SteynNational ReviewJune 13, 2014127While we're waiting for Baghdad to fall and no ... discuss

SteynOnlineMobile EditionRegular SiteHome | Search | BioThe Unmaking of the American Worldby Mark SteynNational ReviewJune 13, 2014127While we're waiting for Baghdad to fall and no ... discuss

by Dustin Siggins NEW YORK CITY, June 13, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) -- A Catholic parish with a history of flouting Church teachings on same-sex relationships is planning a "Pre-Pride Mass" the day befo ... discuss

By Jean M. HeimannJune 13th is the feast of St. Anthony of Padua. With it being so close to Father's Day, my dad has been on my mind, so I thought I would re-post this popular post I wrote last year a ... discuss

by Kirsten Andersen SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, June 11, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A police officer in Salt Lake City has been placed on administrative leave and is facing an internal affairs investig ... discuss

FDR's address to the nation on June 6, 1944. My Fellow Americans:Last night, when I spoke with you about the fall of Rome, I knew at that moment that troops of the United States and our Allies were cr ... discuss

by Colin Kerr TORONTO, June 4, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) - The Waterloo Catholic District School Board passed a motion of support last week for the Ontario English Catholic Teachers Association’s ... discuss

In the realm of pro-life work, we often talk about the unborn child as the most vulnerable member of society. Indeed, with 21 percent of pregnancies ending in abortion, a person is more likely to die ... discuss

Which one is the Real Catholic™?The Circular Catholic Firing Squad found more bullets this last week. *sigh* It appears that a Popular Catholic Blogger (whom I will not identify) called BS in the co ... discuss

Question: "What is heresy, and who is a heretic?"St. Philaret of Moscow, in his Catechism, defined heresy simply as "...when people mix with the doctrine of the Faith, opinions contrary to divine ... discuss

G. K. Chesterton once wisely remarked that “there is a great deal of difference between an eager man who wants to read a book and a tired man who wants a book to read.” It may be true that ... discuss

Let's say that you are walking one day and you find me on the side of the road.  There I am, in a huge muddy pit, just sloshing around in the dirt.Although it initially looks like I may be strugg ... discuss

Satanic Temple's proposed statue of Satan ... which is actuallybased on a picture of Baphomet, which is probably a 12th-century corruption of Mohammed. So much for research.The devil’s finest trick ... discuss

Emily Letts is a 25-year-old abortion counselor at the Cherry Hill Women’s Center in New Jersey whose video has gone viral. These days, videos go viral on a daily basis, and most are soon forgot ... discuss

Wednesday of the Third Week of Easter(Click here for readings)  by Benedict Augustine  Jesus said to the crowds, “I am the bread of life; whoever comes to me will never hunger, and who ... discuss

Easter Proclamation Rejoice, heavenly powers! Sing, choirs of angels!Exult, all creation around God's throne!Jesus Christ, our King is risen!Sound the trumpet of salvation!Rejoice, O earth, in sh ... discuss

Lent 3a, (March 23, 2014) Holy Cross Lutheran Church Rev. Todd A. Peperkorn (John 4:5–26) TITLE: “At the Well” Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord, Jesus Christ. Amen. Ou ... discuss

Lent 4March 30th, 2014John 9:1-41Our Savior Lutheran Church, Whitefish Bay, WIIt is part and parcel of our sinful nature to get things wrong. Turned around. Backwards, even.We make ourselves God, an ... discuss

FROM THE PASTORMarch 23, 2014by Fr. George W. Rutler When Shakespeare imagined what young King Henry V might have said before the Battle of Agincourt a century and a half before, he wrote one of the ... discuss

My response to Amanda Marcotte, one of the most vile feminists I've read in awhile on her column The Real Debate Isn’t About “Life” But About What We Expect Of Women, where she compares hav ... discuss

FROM THE PASTORMarch 16, 2014by Fr. George W. Rutler In classical Latin culture, a Genius was a guiding spirit given to individuals from birth (gignere), enabling them to have special insights. It c ... discuss

Unclean spirits do not want to be exposed and will try to hide in an attempt toremain undiscovered.In ministering once to someone who is dealing with a spirit of lesbianism, I stated, "You know, there ... discuss

"Almsgiving heals the irascible part of the soul, fasting extinguishes the concupiscible part, and prayer purifies the mind and prepares it for the contemplation of reality. ..."St. Maximus the Confes ... discuss

FROM THE PASTORMarch 2, 2014by Fr. George W. Rutler Joseph Stalin was responsible for the deaths of around 20 million men, women and children by massacres, torture, starvation and execution. Figures ... discuss

The following excellent article is from Rolley Haggard, a feature writer for BreakPoint.   From Auschwitz to ChurchwitzFor Millions, Our Steeples Are SmokestacksBy Rolley HaggardReturning ho ... discuss

Please consider my response below to Mark Harrington's status update the other day. I love Mark and consider him a great friend and there are few people in this world who have done so much to share ... discuss

As long as you are proud you cannot know God. A proud man is always looking down on things and people: and, of course, as long as you are looking down, you cannot see something that is above you.--C.S ... discuss

There are, according to Christian teaching, 7 deadly sins: wrath, greed, sloth, pride, lust, envy, and gluttony. Unchecked, these dark places in the human heart will lead to the ultimate death of Hell ... discuss

These thoughts are offered as an addendum and complement (mostly) to Peter Lawler’s recent  “Leo Strauss and Postmodern Conservatism”.Whatever Leo Strauss’s personal dispo ... discuss

I am human, living each day, sunrise to sunset in a linear progression, looking back to remember the past living in the moment, thinking of tomorrow as the future. With pride and in awe, we watch our ... discuss

by Eric Metaxas Jan. 13, 2013 (Breakpoint) - As our young people learn about love, romance, and marriage, the last thing we want is for them to get caught up in unrealistic expectations—or to fi ... discuss

Millions of believers participate in the procession of the Black Nazarene in Quipao. In his homily, the archbishop of Manila rails against corruption. For the prelate, too many shameful acts are commi ... discuss

The announcer said the school's LGBTQ club had roots in the Jesuit tradition and encouraged everyone to attend the local gay pride parade. Original PostingRead more →The post Basketball Game Bec ... discuss

“But now, O Lord, You are our Father; We are the clay, and You our potter; And all we are the work of Your hand.” — Isaiah 64:8 I look back this past year, and see how far I’ve come. The Lord ... discuss

For those of you who have recently run the gauntlet and graduated from college, first of all my most sincere congratulations. it is a milestone in your young lives and something for which you can look ... discuss

An Attitude of GratitudeI was thinking back on a recent article comparing how God's complete renovation in our lives is similar to the work done on the TV show Extreme Home Makeover.  If you have ... discuss

Book Details:   • Author: Kevin DeYoung   • Category: General Christian Interest   • Book Publisher: Crossway (2013)   •& ... discuss

Yesterday the people of Croatia voted in a referendum on the question: “Do you support the introduction of a provision into the constitution of the Republic of Croatia that defines marriage as a lif ... discuss

Filthy Rags"But we are all as an unclean thing, and all our righteousnesses are as filthy rags; and we all do fade as a leaf; and our iniquities, like the wind, have taken us away." Isaiah 64:6 I am s ... discuss

When debating over heated and divisive political issues, I believe that is helpful to abide by two rules.  The first rule is to reflect on the core values that motivate many - perhaps most - of ... discuss

Rex has it right yet again. The ever compassionate, polite left. Poor Britain. Once it was a very paragon of nations, associated with high-toned manners, a courtly sense of reticence and an aversio ... discuss

By Don DeMarco, Ph. D. The word “discrimination” may very well be the most confusing word in the English language. In practice, everyone is in favor of it, everyone is against it, and virt ... discuss

Fr Tito: Virtuous Yet Full of Pride Prayer is dysfunctional when it is fueled by pride. From: franciscanfriars Views: 0 0 ratings Time: 05:40 More in People & Blogs ... discuss

“Now when the day of Pentecost had come, they were all with one accord in one place.  Suddenly there came from the sky a sound like the rushing of a mighty wind, and it filled all the house whe ... discuss

anberlin_fan00:03:58This re-write of Katy Perry's "Roar" becomes an anthem for taking pride in who you are and what you have become. ALL sounds were done with voice and mouth. Original PostingRead mor ... discuss

All Saints' Day is this week with All Souls' Day right behind it. Soon we'll be at the beginning of a new liturgical year. What better time to settle in with a bit of spiritual guidance from the saint ... discuss

Last week I shared 18 Things I Will Not Regret Doing With My Kids, and the time I spent writing that article got me thinking about the fifteen years I’ve been married to Aileen (and the three years ... discuss

foundationlife.netThere’s an old saying on pride that goes: “Faults in others I can see, but praise the Lord, they’re none in me!” It’s a steel trap statement because one is s ... discuss

Christianity, before being a moral or an ethic, is the event of love, it is the acceptance of the Person of Jesus.Pope Benedict XVII love the Traditional Latin Mass, which in many circles defines me a ... discuss

         "But we have this treasure in earthen vessels  to show that this all-surpassing power is from GOD and not from US"  2 Cor. 4:7 I can't r ... discuss

Two years ago, in October 2011, Dr Brian Skotko published the results of his survey of families of people with Down syndrome. It proved that the overwhelming experience of raising a child with Down sy ... discuss

foundationlife.netDaily Caller: At Tahoma High School in the nether suburbs of Seattle, it’s totally okay to display a gay-pride flag, but two juniors were suspended for three days for wearing Confe ... discuss

Today is the feast of St. Teresa of Avila (1515-1582), virgin and Doctor of the Church. She helped reform the Carmelite order and founded 17 monasteries.Teresa de Ahumada y Cepeda was born in Avila, C ... discuss

Ok. I'm a pretty nice guy to a point. I've kept to myself the injustice of losing my job after a doctor ordered my daughter to the hospital for diabetes. My manager was so panicked about filling the h ... discuss

America Magazine ran an opinion piece on clericalism from a young monk who thinks his fellow young priests are too clericalist. That engendered some impassioned responses, which you can find linked at ... discuss

I was once a loyal follower of Michael Voris. At that time I saw the Catholic Church as being in a state of chaos.  It seemed that many Catholics were hardly even aware or caring about the teachi ... discuss

Today in Washington, D.C. - Sept. 30, 2013: Faced with a Government shutdown, Senate Democrat leader Harry Reid delays reconvening until 2 PM today. When Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) c ... discuss

It looks like this blog post really struck a sensitive chord, no? And here is the tirade from a certain Dean Laum of the Archdiocese of Manila.  He actually deleted some of his comments and I ... discuss

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

Jerome was the foremost biblical scholar of the ancient Church. His translation of the Bible, along with his commentaries and homilies on the biblical books, have made him a major intellectual force i ... discuss

Without question, the most misunderstood person in the entire history of mankind is Jesus Christ. He was misunderstood at the time he lived when the religious leaders of the day called him a devil. Do ... discuss

This, then, is a terrible, fearsome lesson concerning the Pharisee who, uncondemned before the world, is damned because of his haughtiness and disdain for other people. For where such pride, as descri ... discuss

I first wrote this back in 2004 and have since written enough posts that Blogger won't let me get to it to repost ... so I'm just popping it in as a new post.It has been said by a particular pal of mi ... discuss

by Carly Andrews | aleteia.org Košice town, Slovakia, stunned Europe on Sunday with the sheer magnitude and beauty of its first-ever National March For Life. On the same weekend as the Gay ... discuss

September 22, 2013 Twenty-fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time    Reading 1 Am 8:4-7 Hear this, you who trample upon the needyand destroy the poor of the land!â€&#x ... discuss

"And said unto him, Hearest thou what these say? And Jesus saith unto them, Yea; have ye never read, Out of the mouth of babes and sucklings thou hast perfected praise?" Matthew 21:16Lord, I pray fo ... discuss

About ten years ago, I wrote this article for a parenting magazine, and it's been on my mind again lately because I'm at yet another stage of life wherein I feel like "a new mom."Homeschooling this ye ... discuss

by Hilary White BELGRADE, September 18, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Council of Europe has issued a letter again condemning the action of the Serbian government in opposing “Gay Pride&rdq ... discuss

Fall brings the opening of the new school year, the energy of the season of autumn and, for Southern Baptists, the meeting of the state Baptist conventions. In coming weeks, most of our state conventi ... discuss

Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. IV: Ordinary: 615 Psalter: Monday, Week IV, 1107 Common of Several Martyrs: 1698 (verse before first reading) Proper of Seasons: 256 (first reading) Proper ... discuss

Vatican City, Sep 14, 2013 / 01:19 pm (CNA).- On the Feast of the Triumph of the Cross, Pope Francis devoted his daily homily to considering both the bitterness of suffering and the beauty of sacrific ... discuss

The 319th Training Squadron (319TRS) “One of a Kind” was certainly an accurate description for 319TRS… whether it was pride or a bad joke is a matter for debate. IF YOU ARE READING T ... discuss

StarTribune: In a 2-1 decision, the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said Wednesday that too many restrictions were placed on a man who has been trying to distribute free Bibles at the annual Twin Ci ... discuss

Miley (ugh!) CyrusI have to say that I was actually somewhat heartened by the response to the vulgar, obscene display by Miley Cyrus at the Video Music Awards a couple of weeks ago. Most people were r ... discuss

Where were you when the world stopped turning on that September day?Were you in the yard with your wife and childrenOr working on some stage in L.A.?Did you stand there in shock at the sight of that b ... discuss

By Joe Kral It is always tragic when some Catholic politicians try to revise the Church’s historical teaching on the life issues. History shows that from the very beginning the Church has always hel ... discuss

Mission FestivalGrace Lutheran Church, Strasburg, ILLuke 24:44-53September 8th, 2013“Another Missions Sermon”Grace and peace to you...  an honor to share the Word of God with you on this Sund ... discuss

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

Church ruinsGorse Fox / Foter.com / CC BY-NC-ND Lots of folks believe the Church is broken these days. Some of the words they use to describe it: messy, a failure, irrelevant, archaic, and more alo ... discuss

This, then, is a terrible, fearsome lesson concerning the Pharisee who, uncondemned before the world, is damned because of his haughtiness and disdain for other people. For where such pride, as descri ... discuss

Luke 14:1-14Pentecost 15September 1st, 2013Christ the King and Redeemer Lutheran Churches, Racine, WISinful pride.  Selfish, sinful pride.  This is one way of describing what Jesus observed ... discuss

Happy Firiday! Here are some links of interest to lead into the weekend:*******************************************Ranking the 21 best Jane Austen films of all time. I haven't seen all of these films ... discuss

(Columbia Daily Herald) A Columbia State Community College psychology professor did not infringe on students’ First Amendment rights or discriminate against religious beliefs when she asked her clas ... discuss

On June 24, we celebrated the birthday of St. John the Baptist; today we honor the anniversary of his martyrdom.Shortly after he had baptized Jesus, John the Baptist began to denounce Herod Antipas, t ... discuss

For the past couple of months I keep coming back to this beautiful post from Steve Gershom (aka Joseph Pervor) ‘Patience means not only being willing to wait for the end of something, but stayi ... discuss

This past weekend, students and friends of our ministry school in North Carolina conducted a survey at the gay pride event in Charlotte. The survey was entitled “Are You Open-Minded?” and it led t ... discuss

Small request - if you read this blog regularly, would you mind clicking on the Google Friend connect in the right side bar?  Thanks so much! Outside my window... By Moe DW on Flickr on my NE ... discuss

Amazon is having a big Kindle sale today on some of their bestsellers. Among the highlights is Bonhoeffer by Eric Metaxas ($1.99); there is also a bunch of Karen Kingsbury if you like Christ ... discuss

Upon seeing this image of a decapitated statue of Our Lady in Egypt ...Decapitated Virgin Mary at Mallawi Catholic Church #Egypt pic.twitter.com/H7WtXsubId— Nadine Marroushi (@nadinemarroushi) Augus ... discuss

by Bradley Miller August 6, 2013 (The Public Discourse) - Canadians can take pride in a number of national achievements, not all of which occur on ice rinks. But protecting the fundamental freedoms of ... discuss

It's Friday and time for another roundup of links of interest that I tweeted about this week. Be sure to follow me on Twitter for the latest.26 problems only introverts would understand. Yes, this pos ... discuss

By Elise Harris Inspired by the true story of Eugene Allen, one of the first black men to serve in the White House, Lee Daniels' “The Butler” details the life of Cecil Gaines, who serve ... discuss




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