Defend Your Boundaries

Out Of Bounds: Healthy Biblical Boundaries, Part 1

Today I’d like to go into a bit of depth about a subject that I believe is often overlooked and misunderstood and that is the subject of healthy boundaries; more precisely I’d like to focus on Christian boundaries.  Many Christians today seem to be struggling greatly in their relationships with other people and I believe […]

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Book Review – Manual for Eucharistic Adoration

  From Tan Books: Mother Teresa once said: “The time you spend with Jesus in the Blessed Sacrament is the best time you will spend on earth.” Mother Angelica and her Nuns, Poor Clares of Perpetual Adoration, devote their whole lives to prayer and thanksgiving at the Feet of Jesus in the Most Blessed Sacrament. […]

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Modern Church Aesthetics: Back to the Future

  Note: This article is part of a continuing series on Catholicism and art. A common complaint about modern churches is that they look like “warehouses”—bare, soulless barns rather than houses of worship.  Such a style of architecture, many feel, renders the religious experience banal and devoid of transcendence.  Many Catholics attribute this style to the influence […]

"Light at the End of the Tunnel" by John McCullough

God Is Good, Always.

Desolation is the worst.  It can come so slowly that you don’t even see it until you suddenly realize you’re in darkness.  Spiritual desolation can take different forms and can occur for many reasons; it can involve spiritual darkness and turmoil, doubts, increased temptation, restlessness, and anxiety.  St. Ignatius says that feelings of desolation “move one toward […]

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The Spirituality of…Surfing? Finding God in the Waves

“You call me out upon the waters, the great unknown where feet may fail.  And there I find You in the mystery.  In oceans deep, my faith will stand.” There are many times and places in our lives where one is able to encounter Christ.  The most obvious are places where Christ and spirituality are […]

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