The Pornification of Our Culture

This is something that has been on my mind for years. It wasn’t until recently that more solid information came my way that I decided I needed to put this down into words. The way in which our culture is on a downward spiral into destruction needs to be addressed. Looking at this massive and […]


Oh, Won’t You Stay With Me?

It’s another song post from me. I can’t help it. Music—soulful, heart-breaking music—is the sound of us. It’s the sound of our deepest needs and desires. Songs like “Stay With Me,” by Sam Smith, is one of them. I know this has been around for a couple years now, but really look at the lyrics again: Guess […]

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Why Shouldn’t Catholics Read 50 Shades of Grey?

Fifty Shades of Grey. For some readers, the words are gag-inducing. For others, eyeroll-inducing. It was the novel that “made adults like reading again” according to more than one excited book reviewer. Whatever you think of it, it’s a major cultural milestone for sexuality’s complete saturation of everyday life. E.L. James’ smash hit novel, now major […]