Topic: relationships

“We’ve heard great ministry ideas but they sound like a repeat of every other great ministry idea that failed. We hear people make promises and sit back and wait for them to let us down. Over ... discuss

by Numbers USA: More than 200 ICE detainer requests were declined during the week of Jan. 28 – Feb. 3, according to the first Weekly Declined Detainer Outcome Report from Immigration and Customs En ... discuss

While watching a documentary about the rise and fall of the rock band Oasis recently, I was struck by a comment that the group’s songwriter and guitarist Noel Gallagher made while discussing his ... discuss

Eph. 5 teaches proper headship of the husband, which is far different than ruling over a wife and demanding submission from her. Christ as the head of God’s household, the church, did what man never ... discuss

NEW YORK (AP) — Bob Dylan opened about his music and songwriting and discussed his relationships with Frank Sinatra, Elvis Presley and others in a rare and lengthy interview posted to his website We ... discuss

Being a ServantThink for a moment of spiritual formation in the arena of social relationships. So very much could be said here. But just think of one thing only: think of those persons who have, by th ... discuss

As Christians, with the resources of the Bible and the Gospel at hand, we ought to be more adept at deconstructing issues. Ours is fundamentally a religion of the heart. We do believe that behavior ma ... discuss

There seems to be a new kind of “coming out of the closet” occurring at the intersection of faith and sexuality. One in which renowned Christian authors and musicians are moving beyond public supp ... discuss

I began to see women of my generation becoming increasingly dependent, as wine was marketed to women as the rest or as the treat they deserved for their exhaustion and their diligence and their selfle ... discuss

First-world citizens often do accumulate possessions to excess. We idolize our belongings and base our sense of self-worth on the newly acquired contents of our Macy’s shopping bag. We compare our s ... discuss

Healing after an adverse prenatal diagnosis By Theresa Bonopartis - JANUARY 01, 2010   My earliest memory of someone with Down syndrome came at a young age. My mom’s closest frie ... discuss

The weekend before last, I had the privilege of addressing the Bringing America Back to Life convention, organized by Cleveland Right to Life. My talk was entitled "The war against abortion: No except ... discuss

The autonomy thesis contends that there can be moral requirements to φ regardless of whether God commands, desires, or wills that people φ. In his monograph, Robust Ethics: The Metaphysics and Epist ... discuss

The Solemnity of Saint Joseph, March 19, 2017By Msgr. Bernard Bourgeois2 Samuel 7:4-5a, 12-14a, 16; Psalm 89; Romans 4:13, 16-18, 22; Matthew 1:16, 18-21, 24a"Joseph, son of David, do not be afra ... discuss

Come what may, your identity is secure in Christ. And so is your child’s. When I say your identity, I’m talking about the qualities that distinguish your value as a person. What makes you valuable ... discuss

Dear Friends, By now, you have probably seen or heard about the viral video of a dad whose kids unexpectedly burst into his home office during a live BBC interview he is doing over Skype. It was a hil ... discuss

Does William Young really intend to replace the historic vision of God and salvation with a new picture, or is this review simply nitpicking? At countless points throughout the story, we find Mack ama ... discuss

Seema VermaHer Deep Knowledge And Experience With Health Care, Especially With Medicaid, Makes Her ‘The Ideal Candidate’ To Oversee Reform“The Senate on Monday confirmed Seema Verma, a health ... discuss

by Hans von Spakovsky: The new lawsuit filed by Hawaii against President Donald Trump’s revised March 6 immigration executive order is just as unsound as the lawsuits filed by other states against ... discuss

I recently read an article that said, “Television is fast becoming anti-life….it certainly is anti-relationship.”  That’s  something to think about.  TV is anti-relationship ... discuss

From a long ago insert I wrote for our church bulletin.Who Do You Say I Am?Filled with the holy Spirit, Jesus returned from the Jordan and was led by the Spirit into the desert for forty days, to be t ... discuss

In Ephesians 5, the wife is called to submit to her husband “as to the Lord”.  As in the above, men do not possess authority due to their person, and wives do not owe submission to husbands becau ... discuss

Accompanying Video: Audio Message: My grandma passed away on Tuesday. Actually while I was preparing this message, I received the phone call from my dad that she had passed away. I know none of ... discuss

We don’t need to go on a three-day retreat or read extensive theological treatises in order to enjoy communion with God. What we do need is to learn to savor the love, grace, and fellowship of our t ... discuss

Those physical healings were vivid displays of both Jesus’ power and His compassion. They were proof of His deity and living demonstrations of His divine authority. They established His unlimited ab ... discuss

The autonomy thesis contends that there can be moral requirements to φ regardless of whether God commands, desires, or wills that people φ. In his monograph, Robust Ethics: The Metaphysics and Epist ... discuss

The season of Lent is a period of sacrifice and self-reflection. While it is true that Lent is a time of prayer and fasting it is easy to feel like we are struggling. It is important to love Lent beca ... discuss

I was shocked and saddened to learn of the sudden death, on March 9, of Dr. Joseph Nicolosi. His passing came after a brief illness and hospitalization. Dr. Nicolosi was one of the most important lead ... discuss

Jesus contrasted his way with the way of the Pharisees, who “crush people with unbearable religious demands and never lift a finger to ease the burden” (Matthew 23:4). Jesus’ ethical creed, by c ... discuss

She’s just so perfect. The thought ran through my mind as I scrolled through my friend’s Facebook page. She’s so pretty. So smart. So godly and wise. On her way to such a great career. Can’t ... discuss

Entertainment is a powerful form of persuasion. We must not forget how powerfully movies and other forms of entertainment shape how people think about the world. And they especially influence young pe ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - The Rhyme and Reason Author - Singer - Multimedia Guy No need to go off the grid to enjoy some analog fun Have you seen, heard, or read about people who think they have to go off the ... discuss

Georgetown University, the oldest Catholic college in America, has faced harsh criticism time and time again for straying from church teachings about the sanctity of human life. Last year, the Catholi ... discuss

“When someone does something to hurt us, we should pray that God would grant him repentance, give him the same grace we need and make him fruitful. It is a mark of humility when we do so. After ... discuss

The Bible begs to differ. Writing on behalf of God, Paul says, “For this is the will of God, your sanctification: that you abstain from sexual immorality. … For God has not called us for impurity, ... discuss

Beauty and the Beast star Emma Watson is an outspoken feminist and defender of gender equality. But, to her, that doesn’t include championing the rights of unborn baby girls (or boys). Vanity Fair r ... discuss

The publishing world sees very few books reach blockbuster status, but William Paul Young’s The Shack has now exceeded even that. The book, originally self-published by Young and two friends, ha ... discuss

Foh’s interpretation of Genesis does exactly what Henry rejoices wasn’t done in the passage. She puts enmity between the man and the woman. And that is the great danger inherent in her int ... discuss

As husband and wife achieving adulthood together, young Christians serve as a witness of God’s plan and God’s gift before a confused world. Christians understand that sex before and outside of mar ... discuss

I’ll get hurt. There’s no question. But, love demands a belief that people can change for the better. Actually, that’s not entirely true. I still believe that people change for the worse. But, a ... discuss

Consequently, in place of “a learned, moral man, the ideal pastor became a creative, energy-bursting visionary that individuals could identify with and therefore would want to come to that church, ... discuss

by Steven Ertelt, Life News: One of President Donald Trump’s pro-life nominees for a Cabinet position has received approval from the full United States Senate.The Senate approved pro-life physi ... discuss

One of President Donald Trump’s pro-life nominees for a Cabinet position has received approval from the full United States Senate. The Senate approved pro-life physician Ben Carson to lead the Depar ... discuss

‘Seema Verma Has First-Hand Knowledge Of Health Policy Solutions Because She Has Helped Accomplish Meaningful Reforms’Seema VermaSENATE FINANCE COMMITTEE CHAIRMAN ORRIN HATCH (R-UT): “Over the ... discuss

So, the election happened. And boy was it a messy affair! Thanksgiving and Christmas are coming up soon. Red kettle season starts tomorrow. Things are ramping up for another successful year in the Sa ... discuss

Tony Funderburk - The Rhyme and Reason Author - Singer - Multimedia Guy Today I’m talking about this love thing So what is it about this love thing that keeps it hanging around lifetime after li ... discuss

Our churches must continue to be bastions of worship and Christian teaching. However, the social aspects of church life are also valuable. To the extent that societal personal relationships are challe ... discuss

by Caroline Glick: In his speech before the members of the Conference of Presidents of Major Jewish American Organizations in Jerusalem this week, President Reuven Rivlin said that Israel has three ... discuss

by Penna Dexter, Contributing Author: A new study commissioned by the dating service Match.com shines a light on today’s hook-up culture, and it isn’t flattering. Match.com recently announced th ... discuss

From its earliest days, the Church has urged the baptized and catechumens to observe the threefold discipline of fasting, almsgiving, and prayer as a preparation for the celebration of Easter. Failure ... discuss

Last weekend, the Government of Norway announced that it will be pledging $10 million (85 million Norwegian kroner) in support of a multi-country initiative to increase funding for pro-abortion organi ... discuss

14 February A.D. 270(?) Details of ancient Christianity are sketchy since for much of the Church's early years, it was a crime to be a Christian and records were hidden or kept purposely incomplete t ... discuss

One of the most frequent topics that we are approached with after launching a new website is long term maintenance and management. It is clear that long term care is essential to both maintaining ... discuss

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Where is culture headed for the next decade? And what does this mean for our relationships, jobs, and task as apologists and influencers of the next generation? I recently read the excellent book "The ... discuss

There is no longer any such thing as a neutral zone (I’m not talking about Star Trek here). Since the US Presidential election turned out differently than the media predicted, relationships arou ... discuss

Harriet Miers is undoubtedly an excellent confidante of the President and a fabulous staff secretary. There can also be little doubt that she is hard working, intelligent, faithful, and forthright. Bu ... discuss

 SFLI is hiring a Campus Mentor for the Campus Mentor Program in Chicago. Why? A Campus Mentor transforms students into virtuous, skilled, pro-life leaders, so they can build and nurture a cultur ... discuss

Image source: marketoracle.co.uk.While reading John C. Médaille’s Toward a Truly Free Market: A Distributist Perspective on the Role of Government, Taxes, Healthcare, Deficits, and More (Wilmington ... discuss

(This piece has been rated "R."  No one under the age of 18 should read this. For those over 18, bear in mind that this piece will describe in detail disturbing events related to sexuality and vi ... discuss

Someone asked me what the best thing about Christmas was for me this year. Before this year, I might have thought about all the people I spent Christmas with, the gifts, the music, the tinsel, the &# ... discuss

A version of the following article first appeared in the November-December 2016 issue of MCCL News.Abortion is justified, many of its defenders argue, because women have a right to control their own b ... discuss

ELMER “BUDDY” DOEMy nursing home friend, Elmer, died today.He was, by his own admission, a handful as a youngster.  He went off and joined the Army during WWII, served in the European theater ... discuss

The Theology of Dad explains why corporations are socially liberal (but it equally applies to the rest of society). Apologies to Colin for citing so much text, but it's good (and there's more in the b ... discuss

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

Here's a wonderful essay by the late U.S. Ambassador Jeanne Kirkpatrick that is supremely relevant to our times, and yet I can't find it online. Someone sent a scan of it to me. It was written in the ... discuss

Source: WikipediaIn his interview on EWTN last night Donald Trump criticized Hillary Clinton for her high-level staff members who mocked Catholics and evangelical Christians. “She should apologize. ... discuss

Last month Claire and I were blessed to participate in a reunion party involving people from the Christian Brotherhood’s early years. It was a momentous event as more than 50 of us celebrated the gr ... discuss

The Day of PentecostMay 15, 2016Hello.In French, “Bon Jour”.In Spanish, “Hola”.In Hebrew, “Shalom”In Chinese, “Ni How”.In Swahili, “Habari”.And in a new language I am still learnin ... discuss

Luke 17:11-19October 9th, 2016“Mercy for Lepers”“Jesus, Master, have mercy on us!” “Well, friends, first you have to ask me into your heart.”  No...“Jesus, Master, have mercy on us! ... discuss

Image source: gospelcoalition.org.On Monday, May 23, Patheos published an article by Rebecca Bratten Weiss on suffering and “the clamor of insufficient explanations”. By “insufficient explanatio ... discuss

Jesse Bernstein of Tablet blames Donald Trump on Jon Stewart. Well, partially, at least; he does admit upfront that there are plenty of factors in the matter. But apparently Stewart and his The Daily ... discuss

Image Source: Mark P. Shea, I presume.If you want an example of the damage done to the Catholic Church in America by the surrounding culture’s increasing hyperpartisanship and ideological tribalism, ... discuss

I’m seriously gobsmacked! Our President – the same President who has done everything in his power (and more) to open up trade and relationships with Cuba and Iran – just effectively ... discuss

This is a how-to books for parents of teenage girls. This is the Third Edition of this book. The topic is navigating a girl's relationships with other girls. A New York Times bestseller, Wiseman st ... discuss

“D” is a young woman living in Uganda. When D became pregnant, she sought help from her parents and the father of her child. Sadly, the three were not supportive, and coerced her into scheduling a ... discuss

Question: "What does the Church teach about having non-believers in our homes and parish Temples? 2 John 1:10, seems to suggest that we should not have anyone who professes a teaching contrary to the ... discuss

We All Have DreamsI have yet to meet someone who does not have at least one dream.  Each person carries within him or her a dream (or dreams) of doing something that makes a difference in that pe ... discuss

The times are changing. Sexual morality is undergoing nothing less than a revolution as traditional morality gives way to something radically different. The former morality, based on the Chris ... discuss

I expect we have all seen dating relationships go wrong. We have all seen people move from unwise and unhealthy dating relationships into turbulent, difficult, or even doomed marriages. How ca ... discuss

I feel sorry for those people who spend all day on social media snarking at others. Do they just sit there hour after hour, following people they despise, then throwing barbs their way? That m ... discuss

Whatever else you know about the Bible, I’m sure you know this: It lays out a sexual ethic that displays God’s intent in creating sexuality and that challenges humanity to live in ways con ... discuss

Today’s Kindle deals include: NIV Lifehacks Bible edited by Joe Carter, Unveiling Grace by Lynn Wilder, and The Spurgeon Series edited by Larry Pierce. You can find them all at the dedic ... discuss

This year I have been participating in the 2016 Reading Challenge, a fun way to increase and diversify your reading through another year. I took the challenge and set this year’s goal at 104 ... discuss

San Francisco’s Millennium Tower is in trouble. The 58-story tower is home to some of the city’s wealthiest people, its apartments among the most expensive and desirable in the city. But r ... discuss

What is true in Spain, is also possible in Italy. A priest of the Archdiocese of Palermo, where Pope Francis recently appointed a "Bergoglianist" as archbishop, has "blessed" a lesbian couple. "I ho ... discuss

"The first to plead his case seems right, until another comes to examine him" (Prov. 18:17).I would not be writing this, except when I made an effort to notify the RedGraceMedia team of some errors ... discuss

The amount of response from the revelation of the true source of and meaning behind badselfeater has been encouraging and, one might even say, well beyond what some of us were expecting, and may God ... discuss

My guest for this episode is Michael Coughlin. Michael is an Evangelist from Columbus, Ohio and joins me to discuss proper comparisons, namely comparing ourselves to people we don’t know. An Outli ... discuss

Photo by Goldfish Stew Do you call yourself liberal? This post is meant for you. Do you call yourself liberal? I know that there is a spectrum: very liberal, somewhat liberal, and a little liberal. ... discuss

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Image source: ancoraonline.it.On Friday, as I’m sure most of you know, the Vatican Press released Pope Francis’ post-synodal exhortation Amoris Laetitia (The Joy of Love). Predictably, everyone wh ... discuss

Russell Kirk (via Wikimedia).That the Republican Party must reform or become irrelevant is increasingly obvious to most people. The hardest fact to deal with is that the voter base has shifted leftwar ... discuss

There is something wrong in the United States. The political system is tearing itself apart and for no discernible purpose and to no appreciable benefit. The system is broken and we don't know why or ... discuss

The Super Tuesday Republican Primary is now 3 days away and Donald Trump seems like he is in line to become the Republican nominee for President of the United Sates. If he can win a majority of Super ... discuss

On Living Differently today, a guest essay by Karen Edmisten and a book giveaway!I highly recommend this terrific little book for those who wish to share their faith with others – especially with t ... discuss

What started out as a “last throw of the dice” to save the Anglican Communion has succeeded–at least for now. One would think there would be some thanksgiving, but instead there is l ... discuss

Among all those who get involved in discussions about moral issues, killing and violence seem to have, in general, a bad name. How many times have you heard the remark, in refutation of some view, “ ... discuss

My goal last year was to read 60 books, and I surpassed that.  So, this year my goal is 65.There were some great movies at the end of last year, based on amazing books.  American Sniper and ... discuss

The Relationship Idol "And he gave some, apostles; and some, prophets; and some, evangelists; and some, pastors and teachers; For the perfecting of the saints, for the work of the ministry, for t ... discuss

Sermon notes for Proper 22B October 4, 2015 Scriptures:  Genesis 2:18-24, Mark 10:2-16 Imagine for a moment that you are in the midst of a situation that is well known as the subject a variety of spo ... discuss

If there is a movement to take America back it is not reflected in the below. In one years time we have dropped in freedom ranking from 17th position (which is bad enough) to 20th position. "If" the ... discuss

This is a post I have wanted to craft for many years now.  It leaps into my thoughts at unwelcome times and I try to chase it away.I tell this post that it will offend many of my dear friends.I c ... discuss

Well, Doug just posted some excellent thoughts on marriage and the recent High Court ruling. Here’s my 2 cents (the going rate I might add, a bargain? You decide) Over and over and over from the ... discuss

Wow, it's been awhile since I've had a chance to post here. We took a three week road trip out to California for Ria's college graduation, which was a lovely event and really a great, but crazy trip. ... discuss

Every relationship is different. What works for one couple might be completely different than what works for another. However, there’s a difference between a relationship being unique and individual ... discuss

Lyndon Unger is a pastor, teacher, and blogger at Watch Your Life and Doctrine Closely…, and recently spoke on the Renewal Movement at the Last Days Bible Conference in Calgary, Alberta, Canada ... discuss

Imagine you are a little boy whose dad has gone off to war and you want him home in the worst way.And you will do anything to bring him back.Such is the premise of the new movie "Little Boy."Actually ... discuss

Starring: Jeff Bridges, Meryl Streep, Brenton Thwaites, Katie Holmes, Taylor Swift Directed by: Phillip Noyce BLURB: The Giver centers on Jonas (Brenton Thwai ... discuss

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I've been thinking a bit lately about how making a step toward friendship with someone or even *being* friends with someone makes you vulnerable in many ways and can, at times be a frightening thing ... discuss

I recently began working with the Johnson County Hospice. When first asked to apply, I considered some of the ethical and religious underpinnings of hospice care. I didn’t want to get into somethin ... discuss

Compassion Fatigue: a gradual numbing to the needs and hurt of others facilitated by being continually inundated with images and stories of extreme poverty and hardship while not experiencing those ev ... discuss

I originally posted this in 2005 and have updated it a couple of times. I like to present it every December 7th as the story is as poignant as ever, especially with our troops still in theater in Af ... discuss

2 Corinthians 8 "8 And now, brothers and sisters, we want you to know about the grace that God has given the Macedonian churches. 2 In the midst of a very severe trial, their overflowing joy ... discuss

Like a cool morning mist, fall is gradually settling on New England. Having been raised in Albuquerque, New Mexico, it’s a different and enjoyable experience for me to now live in a place that has p ... discuss

Eric Scheidler and his six daughters in 2007 Yesterday the American Academy of Pediatrics issued a new recommendation [PDF] that physicians promote the progestin implant and the intrauterine device ... discuss

Conversations with God (and the Robbieisms He used to snap me out of my offense) So, a funny thing happened on the way to spiritual maturity… We can think we are on our way to becoming the person ... discuss

For years now, various researchers have exposed the efforts of Planned Parenthood and its abortion industry minions to cover up the crimes of pedophiles while performing their child-killing procedures ... discuss

I could not help myself when I came across this article. - I have to comment. (after I spit out my beer of course) Really? A woman posts a spreadsheet her husband had formulated to document their sexu ... 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 Michelle Kaufman, New Zealand Correspondent AUCKLAND, New Zealand, June 6, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com)  Residents in Auckland, New Zealand are questioning their council’s decision to subsidi ... discuss

by Fidero June 4, 2014 (MercatorNet) - While progressives and liberals argue that homosexual “marriages” or unions are no less stable than heterosexual marriages, even if they are right, t ... discuss

by Ben Johnson MELBOURNE, Australia, May 27, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – What happens when a good Catholic girl marries the man of her dreams, and then he tells her he thinks he's a woman? It ... discuss

In today's edition: things you're not told about marriage, beggars along the road, how to protect the church in one simple step, and more.************Marriage is not always easy but always rewarding. ... discuss

In today's edition: Reader's Digest Christianity, revisiting the great Dungeons and Dragons scare, confessions of a Christian film critic, the aggregation of marginal gains, and more.************Expos ... discuss

A roundup of links for your weekend reading pleasure. In this edition: Would Paul have used video, the coffee shop as your office, it's okay to fail, things healthy couples don't do, and more.******** ... discuss

This Research Animate pulls together some of the key sexual economics arguments made by social scientists, including Roy Baumeister, Kathleen Vohs, Timothy Reichert, Mark Regnerus, and George Akerlof. ... discuss

Rep McMorris Rodgers meets with mothers of children with Down syndrome.The Republican response to President Obama's State of the Union Address was made by Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA). In it, sh ... discuss

I am getting sick of all the so-called "conservative" Catholics and their dimwitted supporters in the comboxes lambasting Pope Francis for what he said in his recent Apostolic Exhortation.If any of th ... discuss

I originally posted this in 2005 and have updated it a couple of times. I like to present it every December 7th as the story is as poignant as ever, especially with our troops still in theater in Afgh ... discuss

Read a beautiful testimonial by one of 1st Way's longtime clients. She spoke at our Fundraiser at River's Edge this summer and she brought her children, ages 1 and 2. Graciously, she allowed us to sha ... discuss

You’ve spent months and months developing the backstory, characters, and places for your story. You’ve obsessed over every detail. For instance you know that your main character loves pizz ... discuss

i have always instructed my children that regardless of what they do in life, as long as it isn't something "illegal" and they are enjoying what they are doing, then i am okay with that because l ... discuss

With all of my children having vacated my home for 8 hours of the day, a new chapter has opened up to me.  While at first I was apprehensive, I have seen something truly new and challenging happ ... discuss

Parents, what are you teaching your children? I mean seriously."Too lazy to work" is NOT acceptable for the description under "worked at". They will look for the easy way and expect to get the su ... discuss

It has been a long time since my last post. Life kind of took over and I haven't had time to write. I am still as pro-life as ever, but I have shifted my focus from public activism to private, one-on- ... discuss

Ben Sherman of Burnt Orange Report (which claims to be "Texas' largest group political blog, written from a progressive/liberal/Democratic standpoint") is stunningly honest when he writes about How #H ... discuss

A good friend of mine sent me this story that she was willing to share.  It wasn't easy for her to share and has asked to remain anonymous.  I pray that it touches your heart as you read. &n ... discuss

You might be familiar with this Kungfu Panda quote,Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, but today is a gift. That is why it is called the "present."My own relationship with my father over the ... discuss

Once again I'm linking up with CatholicMom.com's Lawn Chair Catechism series. This week we're reading and discussing Chapter 2 of Forming Intentional Disciples, "We Don't Know What Normal Is."Even if ... discuss

Ryan T. Anderson with The Heritage Foundation has a great piece on marriage.  For those looking for a thoughtful white paper from a traditional marriage supporter on what marriage is and why it is im ... discuss

He is responsible for the death of millions of unborn babies, both by his own hand and from his relentless activism in support of abortion throughout all nine months of pregnancy. He sponsored Ca ... discuss

I think I have to post this. It helped me. still does. by Joe SollThe Respect We Never GotI’ve looked into your eyes thousands of times and through them into your hearts and I’ve seen the pain and ... discuss

We had a serious discussion prior to getting married, my Hero Husband and I.  I was determined to not marry someone who even believed divorce was an option.  So I put my beloved to the t ... discuss

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by Bradley Miller November 14, 2012 (thePublicDiscourse) - Would recognizing same-sex relationships as marriages be much of a game-changer? What impact, if any, would it have on the public conception ... discuss

by The Editors “The so-called right to abortion has pitted mothers against their children and women against men. It has sown violence and discord at the heart of the most intimate human relationship ... discuss

by Peter Baklinski August 8, 2012 (LifeSiteNews.com) - Same-sex styled romance and relationships are portrayed in the same manner virtually every time by media powers. The man or woman meets a member ... discuss

This is an introductory post that is a part of a two-part series responding to Pope Benedict's call to breath a soul in into the digital world."Rather than for technical resources, although these are ... discuss

Twenty years ago on this very date I started a new job in a printing company as a laborer.  It was a smallish firm, 100 or so employees, that specialized in high-end printing.  My job was si ... discuss

How can we do what is best for the adopted child?by Birth Mom Missions on Wednesday, April 6, 2011 at 2:39pm Wanted to start sharing some different views on adoption recovery and begin to learn more ... discuss

by Jill Stanek Pro-lifers have interesting relationships with abortionists and abortion mill staff. On one hand pro-lifers must condemn their work and use all legal tools necessary – such as picketi ... discuss

by John-Henry Westen ROME, March 27, 2012 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Cardinal Carlo Martini, who at the conclave of 2005 was a favorite of ‘social justice’ Catholics to be elected Pope, has penned a b ... discuss

Fluke, Feminism and the False War on WomenBy: Amy GerwingWhat’s left to say about Sandra Fluke and her testimony before congress that hasn’t already been said.  From the irrepressible opinion ... discuss

Archive for February, 2009 « Previous Entries 28022009 Four Types Of Christians Posted by IJ in Devotionals/Sermons, Featured Articles, tags: Bible Study,Blood of Jesus, Christianity, Church, He ... discuss

Parents who chose to educate their children at home do so because at some point they find themselves frustrated with the school system and have decided that the government school experience is simply ... discuss

Educators have said since its inception that the No Child Left Behind Act was not the solution. Teachers are limited to what and how they can teach; children are dropping out of school and are getting ... discuss

This absurd pic has been circulated around the internet of late. Under the guise of being ironic there some ridiculous assertions made here.First, are there any laws in the United States preventing ga ... discuss

I remember the day a friend of mine joked about her favorite celebrity. She - a married woman - said, “If I ever met him and had the chance to sleep with him, I’d do it!” I must have looked sh ... discuss

by Patrick B. Craine TORONTO, December 16, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Tuesday, LifeSiteNews revealed that the Toronto chapter of the Ontario English Catholic Teacher’s Association (OECTA) had passe ... discuss

“I used to be pro-choice.”"As God is famous for doing, I opened the door an 1/8 of an inch; He blew it off the hinges. I forced myself to read through the Catechism and Evangelium Vitae. All the w ... discuss

If you are pregnant and considering placing your baby for adoption, Parent Profiles, a service of Adoption Profiles, LLC gives you the opportunity to become familiar with hundreds of couples hoping to ... discuss

by Patrick B. Craine TORONTO, Ontario, December 13, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) - A major wing of the Ontario English Catholic Teachers’ Association (OECTA) is calling on the union to ensure teachers at ... discuss

My old one that is ;)About a month ago, I received a promotion. I'm actually pretty excited about it. The downside is I'm stepping away from the government relations work that I had been doing and enj ... discuss

The sales call went well. I inventoried the drug store’s over-the-counter painkillers and the manager ordered an end-cap display for an upcoming promotion, more than $1,000.00 of products. I packed ... discuss

Test Your STD KnowledgeMYTH:  If I've only been sexually active with one person, I can't get an STD.FACT: If that person has had any sexual contact with even one other person, you can get an STD. ... discuss

From the ArchivesQ: Is masturbation a sin?A: I receive this question with a fair degree of regularity. It’s true that the Bible does not specifically prohibit it. However, I believe that Scripture g ... discuss

Having sex with multiple partners, in and out of relationships and "hookups" is hazardous to your health.  Check this out!Common thinking is:"That can't happen to me!  Other people get Herpe ... discuss

I am posting from Henryville, IN, where I am attending a conference called Candle in the Window. There are some 14 blind people here... The topic of the conference is different each year; and this ye ... discuss

A reader emailed us with the following prompt: My sister and good friend have come to the conclusion that evenif you meet a guy who likes you and it's reasonable to date, if it's notsuper convenient t ... discuss

The Crisis Pregnancy Center ministry is about a lot more than working to prevent abortions.  We give a lot of free pregnancy tests and options counseling for sure.  We also do ... discuss

The following account from a seventeen-year-old girl who advocates abstinence until marriage is from an issue of Life Issues Institute Newsletter:"I guess that 2 am on an autumn night is as good a tim ... discuss

Elizabeth ShaferHi! My name is Elizabeth Shafer and I am the founder of Vantage. Vantage exists to equip teens with the necessary tools to lead successful lives. With the way that the media has distor ... discuss

Handling DisappointmentIn life, disappointment and the hurt it causes is sometimes hard to handle. We often win but we also lose sometimes.  Whether it is at work, in our personal relationsh ... discuss

Oh boy oh boy oh boy do I love Simcha Fishcer. She blogs. She writes for the National Catholic Register. She raises a troupe of kids. She wears pants. I'd like to give some sort of caveat, like: ... discuss

"The stories of mothers/parents disposing their newborns in dumpsters, down laundry chutes, stabbing, etc. are becoming so common they have spurred special laws in some states. Mothers can drop off th ... discuss

Agatha and I had a great discussion on Sunday night. Well, we have great discussions most nights. But the topic of this one turned to the topic of the heart and how various women understand how they ... discuss

From The Catholic ThingBy Austin RuseA Catholic bishop just released a warning to Catholic parents about – of all things – the Girl Scouts. Auxiliary Bishop James Conley of Denver praises the Girl ... discuss

In an argument, most people who are trying to persuade their opponents will use arguments that make sense to their opponents--not necessarily the most compelling argument to them personally. It just m ... discuss

Jane Galt began writing about Homosexual Marriage, but ended up writing about conservativism and the preservation of institutions in general. She doesn't give much thought to the more "mechanical" pro ... discuss

"Why do women abort their babies?"  This is a very common question that perplexes those who have not faced a crisis pregnancy or known someone who has.  After counseling women in crisis preg ... discuss

One of the frightening things we see at our pregnancy center is young people having sex with multiple partners, in and out of relationships and "hookups".  The health of our young people is in re ... discuss

So I asked a pro-choice person this morning is a fetus a human?  To which he responded, "why yes ofcourse, fetus is a stage of human development; however, a fetus is NOT a person."  Whe ... discuss

A website’s success can be measured by a variety of statistics, including:Total Hits: How many times did someone, anyone at all, visit your website?Unique Visitors: Were most of those hits from your ... discuss

According to a recent report (NIS-4), children living with their mother and her boyfriend are about 11 times more likely to be sexually, physically, or emotionally abused than children living with the ... discuss

British MP Nadine Dorries introduced a private member’s bill last week calling for all schoolgirls aged 13 to 16 to be given lessons in how to say “no to fornication”,The MP went on to say that. ... discuss

With all the glory and beauty of the royal wedding fresh on our brains, there seems no better time to share with you the latest book on dating and marriage on my shelf. Amy Bonaccorso's How to Get to ... discuss

Scientists keep discovering the number 10^122 occurring in mathematical relationships in the natural world [hat tip: GeekPress]. The last time this happened, it was when 10^4 kept appearing in both ... discuss

A friend and supporter of Terri has taken on a mission to help bond and unite children with both of their parents. Please take time to read the mission statement for Vision4Children and then visit the ... discuss

Okay...before I vent, random up...my hair looks so good today...it's getting long, and I actually like it sometimes. Soon, I'll get to fix my bangs and ALL BETTER! Or something like that :POkay...no ... discuss

by Dr. J.C. Willke, M.D.Recently the Boy Scouts of America distanced itself from the Girl Scouts and entered into an agreement with American Heritage Girls to provide mutual support to one another. Th ... discuss

Christianity does not simply ask followers to respect life, nor does it insist they denounce the everyday sins of humanity. Truly devout living compels us to actively defend the right to life, which i ... discuss

Divorce should be a four-letter word. Something not uttered or said in public. Something that is only said when one loses his or her temper, and afterwards is followed by deep regret, regret that the ... discuss

Let us consider the words of our current President, spoken in regards to the anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision legalizing abortion:Today marks the 38th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the Supreme Co ... discuss

by Fr. Dan McCaffrey & Fr. Matthew HabigerWe travel the entire United States of America proclaiming the Gospel of Life as it pertains to God’s plan for spousal love. This plan calls for a total gi ... discuss

.photocontain5{background:#f4f4f4;display:block;width:329px;padding:3px;margin:10px;float:left;border: 1px solid #CCCCCC;font: 11px/1.4em Arial, sans-serif;}Penny Jarvis, 25, is going to freeze her eg ... discuss

From Catholic Exchange:Do we know what are we doing? Obstetricians, whose job it is to help usher new life into the world, display birth control advertisements on their waiting room end tables and wa ... discuss

It isn’t something that suddenly happened in 2010, people have been compromising truth since the early days in the Garden. But never has it seemed so clear that people actually lack knowledge of rig ... discuss

One of our recent Care Net staff devotions was on the topic of intimacy. We were challenged with the following questions:What characterizes intimacy?What inhibits intimacy?Do you long for intimacy?Tha ... discuss

It's confusing yet strangely gratifying all at the same time. We live in a culture that is moving further and further from the exclusive claims of Christianity yet almost equally—and inconsistently ... discuss




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