When the right guy comes along, you will know, because there will be no doubt. Many thanks to the many folks who have written or spoken to me about their gratitude for my return to this particular medium with more regularity since the Fall.
The last two weeks have been rather quiet around here because I’ve been on the road so much given lectures and workshops (in addition to my […] In recent weeks I’ve found myself engrossed with the powerful writings of the Christian martyr and prophet Blessed Archbishop Óscar Romero of El Salvador.His writings are especially poignant in the face of fearful and troubling times, not the least of which because of his own personal journey of Christian conversion that led to his speaking […] In today’s liturgy, Pope Francis preached about the need to proclaim the Gospel with “strength and courage,” not shying away from the mandate that has been given to us at baptism but announcing the good news of the Lord with enthusiasm and confidence.The Holy Father explains: The Word of God cannot be given as […] The Pharisees came forward and began to argue with Jesus, seeking from him a sign from heaven to test him.He sighed from the depth of his spirit and said, “Why does this generation seek a sign?Here is the article where Steve Shirley gives his biblically-based answer to the question: • CAN I DATE A NON-CHRISTIAN?
And then here’s something you may want to view on this issue, talked about by Pastor Tim Keller.It wasn’t about modeling clothes anymore; I felt like a piece of meat. I was in my bedroom and dropped to my knees and started to pray. The old me would never have believed that I gave up my career for this quiet, country life.“God, why did you have me win the Victoria’s Secret Angel competition if it was going to make me feel this way? When I was a little girl growing up in Las Vegas, surrounded by billboards of half-dressed women, I dreamed of becoming a Victoria’s Secret Angel.Since the beginning of humankind, we have been experiencing the pull towards that, which is “forbidden.” God says, “no” to some things, and just like Eve in the Garden of Eden, we allow ourselves to entertain the question, “Did God actually say…” This is no less true as it pertains to Christians dating non-Christians —the “forbidden fruit.” It can be tempting to go out with someone we are attracted to and think, “this one time won’t hurt.” But then the temptation arises to go out on another occasion, and then another.Each time there seems to be some good reason why we think it would be okay. God is very serious in what He tells us concerning our “affections.” We are told in 2 Corinthians -18: Do not be unequally yoked with unbelievers. Or what portion does a believer share with an unbeliever? I will make my dwelling among them and walk among them, and I will be their God, and they shall be my people.She tells The Post’s Kate Storey her tale: I’m lying on a bed wearing a tight, little T-shirt and boy-cut panty bottoms while camera flashes keep popping away.