Topic: pride

TweetBy Justina Van MarenI don’t like social media. You may think I’m just saying that in a moment of frustration, and you’re right, I am, but I think that this time, my frustration is legitimat ... discuss

Are some sins actually worse than others? If so, why? Sure, you can make the case that because God is infinitely holy, even the smallest sin is an abomination to him, and that’s true. But wh ... discuss

What is this strange obsession so many in our nation have with silencing opinions they disagree with? It’s not like there aren’t other options – open and reasonable debate, the verdict of the b ... discuss

Memorial of St. Thomas Aquinas, Priest and Doctor of the Church(Click here for readings)By JENNIFER BURGIN “Hear this! A sower went out to sow. And as he sowed, some seed fell on the p ... discuss

In his excellent book Civilization and Ethics, a penetrating analysis of the various religions and philosophies of the world, Schweitzer says this: “In contrast to these monistic-pantheistic world-v ... discuss

Thousands of faithful Episcopalians gathered in St. Louis, Missouri in 1977 and agreed upon the Affirmation of St. Louis, a document which expressed our commitment to the historic and biblical faith o ... discuss

More than half a million pro-life people took to the streets of Washington D.C. to solemnly mark 42 years of legalized abortion since the infamous Roe v. Wade decision. But one top abortion activist c ... discuss

I have a problem with praying. It’s pretty simple: I don’t pray enough. Remember, Paul’s command to “pray without ceasing”? Everyday I seem to keep failing. When good t ... discuss

Friday if the Second Week in Ordinary Time(Click here for readings)By GABY HUNDZABut in fact the ministry Jesus has received is as superior to theirs as the covenant of which he is mediator is superio ... discuss

Since Congress lacks the political courage to impeach the most reckless, overreaching and lawless chief executive in our nation's history, it's time for Congress to, at the very least, censure Obama.O ... discuss

ax collector, standing afar off, would not so much as raise his eyes to heaven, but beat his breast, saying, ‘God, be merciful to me a sinner!’ Luke 18:13 I walk in the darkness I call light. My ... discuss

I receive the emails often, the emails from the man who wonders how he, he of all people, could possibly lead his family. He has blown it. He has sinned too often, too flagrantl ... discuss

Panama City, Panama, Jan 20, 2015 / 04:33 pm (CNA).- Among the new cardinals Pope Francis will create in the February consistory is Bishop Jose Luis Lacunza Maestrojuan of the Diocese of David, Panama ... discuss

I have been in the strange world of being an a parent to a adult children for about eight years now.  It's a lot like living in an alternate universe where everything is upside.  In this uni ... discuss

Have you ever compared the front and back of a tapestry? The front of a tapestry is art. In the hands of a skilled weaver it displays incredible artistry and fine detail. The world’s best ar ... discuss

by Marc Barnes | Washington, DC | LifeNews.com | 1/16/13 1:34 PMOpinion The injustice of abortion is the free choice of a woman who sees it working towards her good. This has lead to the common call f ... discuss

Pride and Prejudice:  Nothing to do with Jane Austen.  Choi Jin Hyuk (papa Gumiho in Lee Seung Gi’s Gu Family Book), Baek Jin Hee (the female love interest in Triangle) are prosecutors in a Se ... discuss

By Fr. Basil Cole, O.P. What is the “good” found in these three realities of our title? In the case of all three human acts, they can manifest affection, affirmation, care, physical pleasure and b ... discuss

Yesterday: finished up watching the 1995 Pride and Prejudice with Ramona, Betsy and Anne-with-an-e. (Betsy, of course, has already seen it approximately 97 times, but we had all promised ourselves tha ... discuss

An old woman grabs me by the hands. She’s a pastor’s wife, passing through our church for a Sunday, stationed herself in the very back of the sanctuary for the whole of the service and shanghaied ... discuss

My oldest grandson (13) giveshis mom (my daughter)a kissGrowing old has increasing times where I find myself happy and sad at the same moment. It all revolves around love and the passage of time. ... discuss

There’s no happy ending ... Nevertheless, we might well say that is exactly Harriet Beecher Stowe’s point. In 1852 slavery had not been abolished. Slaves were still on the plantations and many of ... discuss

One of the more popular blog posts I’ve written, and one that seemed to resonate with many of those who read it, is the one in which I declared the goodness of the ordinary, or really, the g ... discuss

Vatican City, Jan 10, 2015 / 06:08 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Following the attack on the French magazine 'Charlie Hebdo’, the Vatican's newspaper has commented  that behind these ‘inhuman ... discuss

Vatican City, Jan 9, 2015 / 07:30 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In his homily Friday Pope Francis cautioned against the narcissism of those who close their hearts out of fear, insecurity or vanity, saying that ... discuss

The above picture is one that is sure to warm the heart of every good Catholic traditionalist. Here is a priest celebrating the Mass ad orientem. This is the way Mass should be celebrated. This is ... discuss

“I Want to Be More than a Sunday-Go-To-Meeting-Christian,” says an old-time song. For many, that means we take pride in attending church every time the doors are open. Some church traditio ... discuss

“If not for my faith, I would be barely human.” That was the answer English writer Evelyn Waugh gave when asked, as all Christians will be at some point, how he could call himself a Christian give ... discuss

What Jim Mullen describes in the following article is not exclusive to West Virginia. It is also true of Arkansas and other states which have cast off the mantle of the Democratic Party's control of ... discuss

NZ Herald:Where Francis has shown speed, resolution and determination is in tackling the corruption and arrogance of the Vatican establishment.(...)Francis has adopted a number of ploys to limit their ... discuss

iv> Standard Podcast [ 20 min. 20 sec. | 10.92 MB ] Play NowPlay in Popup | Download Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. I: Ordinary: 649 Proper of Seasons: 539 Psalter: Saturday, W ... discuss

__________________________________Note: This sermon is highly indebted to Rev. Donavon Riley and Dr. Norman Nagel.  It has been reformatted, edited, added to, and adapted by Pr. Richard for ... discuss

35 Easy Weeknight Dinners – The Recipes for Mexican Food and The Mexican Dinner Recipes Edition (Quick and Easy Dinner Recipes – The Easy Weeknight Dinners Collection) Reader Review; Auth ... discuss

I suspect we will see lots of good Kindle deals after Christmas. For now, here are a few to consider: When Will My Life Not Suck? by Ramon Presson (bad title, good book) ($2.51); The Great Boo ... discuss

Purity ring. (Photo source: JamesMarner.com)There are three posts you should read: “Christians, Stop Staying Pure Till [sic] Marriage” by Sarah (last name unknown), “I Didn’t Wait For My Futur ... 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

iv> Standard Podcast [ 15 min. 19 sec. | 7.13 MB ] Play NowPlay in Popup | Download Ribbon Placement: Liturgy of the Hours Vol. I: Ordinary: 653 Proper of Seasons: 281 Psalter: Tuesday, Wee ... discuss

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

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

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

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

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

".....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

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

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

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

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

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

“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

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

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

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

"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

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

[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

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... photo by zenbikescience via ... discuss

Several years ago, I had the opportunity to interview Jennifer Ehle (Elizabeth Darcy, Pride and Prejudice) via e-mail while she was performing The Philadelphia Story on stage in London. The original a ... discuss

Klownhead Dear Disgruntled Cultural Conservatives: Identity politics does not work for white, straight, male Christians. Why? Because identity politics is about oppressed minorities. If you wan ... discuss

Klownhead Dear Disgruntled Cultural Consservatives: Identity politics does not work for white, Anglo-Saxon, straight, male Christians. Why? Because identity politics is about oppressed minoriti ... discuss

Prince George has been hot property since his arrival last month, and now the Royal Canadian Mint have unveiled their honorary celebration.  From the Daily Express  By Kelby McNally ... discuss

Tweetby Jonathon Van MarenPretty much everyone knows that JRR Tolkien was the pre-eminent fantasy writer of the past century, if not all time. His writing contains uniquely invented languages, epic ba ... discuss

American Idol debuted June 11, 2002 (Full disclosure: I had to look this up on Wikipedia [so you know it's true] because I’ve honest-to-goodness never watched an episode and I don’t say ... discuss

NY Times: The major credit card companies position themselves as being quite broad-minded: observing gay pride month, creating a Shariah-compliant credit card, celebrating diversity among employees. B ... discuss

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

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