Tagged: forgiveness

maria goretti

Saint Maria Goretti: Chastity, Mercy, and Love

During my sixth grade year of Catholic school, Sister James Alma taught us about Saint Maria Goretti – the young patroness of chastity, rape victims, and merciful forgiveness. Although my knowledge of sexuality was immature, I felt an instant affinity for this young saint of chastity. Her story touched a chord deep within my heart. To think that someone so...

face, abortion

The Faces of Abortion:
My Face Looks Just Like Yours

Looking at the faces of women who have had an abortion gives no clue to their past. They look just like the girl next door. Only after these women share their story does the terrible truth come to light. They suffer every day for their sins of the past but, hopefully have found a place for forgiveness.

poison, sad

Is Someone You Love Poison for Your Soul?

Apparently I am not alone in a struggle with someone intimately linked to my life. I have heard many stories portraying similar, unfortunate circumstances. You know, someone in your family or close circle of friends, who persistently goes out of his way to hurt you. This is more than the occasional butting of heads that many of us encounter in...