Category «Catholic Living»

The Other Side

On paper, our friendship seems fairly improbable. They are queer witches. I’m a Catholic who fully embraces Church teaching. There are obvious differences in what we believe, and several of our beliefs and identities would put us at odds with each other. After spending hours talking with them during a visit, my heart was so …

Choose Hope

The other day, I got into a discussion about whether or not Jesus would have been pro-choice. Yes, really. The conversation quickly turned into a discussion about suffering. I totally get that the existence of suffering is a huge hindrance for the faithful. I know that it can often be the breaking point for people …

Book Review: The Rosary: Your Weapon for Spiritual Warfare

We live in a frightening time. A culture of death targets people based on what they contribute rather than their inherent human dignity, resulting in abortion and euthanasia. The amount of people addicted to porn is wild. Drugs and alcohol are presented as answers to deep emotional and/or spiritual pain. The government is thwarting its responsibility to …

Book Review: Born to Soar

Every person has the desire to have an intimate relationship with God, but the way to go about it can be challenging. There are so many beautiful ways to pray, but sometimes, having structure can be helpful. Born to Soar: Unleashing God’s Word in Your Life by Melissa Overmyer is a “prayer and journal experience” …