Category: Current Events

advent

A Faithful Advent Brings a Glorious Christmas

Leading up to the festivities of Christmas, Advent can bring many pressures to an already hectic time. Keeping Christ in Christmas is certainly our first objective but life’s realities must garner our attention as well. Balance needs to be found so that you approach the Season in a way that is right for you. As an individual, your life is unlike...

Salvation Army

Is The Salvation Army Ethical?
How Do They Stand On Abortion?

UPDATE Monday, November 19, 2018 10:45 pm: Salvation Army personnel have been told to stop posting their opinions about gay marriage, abortion or anything political on social media because it might reflect poorly on the organization, according to an internal email and guidelines obtained by the Todd Starnes Radio Show. See bottom of page for more +   +  ...

unconditional love

Unconditional Love For The Unborn
Take It To The Voting Booth

Is your love conditional or unconditional? Do you love one child more than the other, based on some perceived value? Who determines the right to life? How are your values reflected in the voting booth? These questions may appear simple on the surface but what does the world tell us? When it comes to the unborn, how does your pro-life...

good news, bad news

Why Sharing Bad News Can Be Good For The Soul

Sometimes it’s just easier to let the bad news slide and focus on the positive. This approach can be fraught with danger, however. For in not making ourselves aware of the Devil and his tactics, we make ourselves, and others, easy prey. Bad News, Good News Have you ever noticed how virile your attitude is when you get a jolt...

social media, facebook, mewe

Social Media for Catholics
Why Facebook is Still Relevant

Following the upheaval caused by Facebook and how it doesn’t play nicely with others, I ventured into the world of other social media outlets. The medium I settled on was MeWe. In the end, however, Facebook won out. Here I explain the reasoning behind my full-throttled return to the social media giant. Love it or hate it, the value of...

gone with the wind, humble

Scarlett O’Hara or Saint?
A Time For Humble Service

During this tumultuous time of Church and State upheaval we find ourselves at a loss. How to respond, when Satan in nipping at the toes of clergy and statesman alike? A good and humble solution is to reaffirm our need for childlike trust in God. It is when we ‘let go and let God‘, that we finally concede that these...

breast cancer club, susan g komen,

A Member of the Breast Cancer Club
Komen Doesn’t Speak For Me

It isn’t yet October but the ‘pink’ breast cancer awareness folks are already ramping up their fundraising frenzy. This most likely leads you the believe that, as an almost thirteen year cancer survivor, I am enthused about the varied events, products, and stories coming out of the breast cancer money machine. After all, isn’t awareness and funding a part of...

voice crying out

Like a Voice Crying Out in the Wilderness

The old philosophical question asks, “If a tree falls in the forest and no one is there, does it still make a sound?” Obviously, whether or not anyone sees a tree fall or hears it crash to the ground, there is an appreciable effect. The tree was standing and now it is not, resulting in a dramatic impact on the...