06 Aug 2010
In nine hundred and ninety-nine cases out of a thousand, a man will not take a liberty with a girl unless she allows it. I wish girls would bear this fact in mind! Men are what they make them, what they allow them to be....read more
05 Aug 2010
I have in the past written a few blogs about courtship. I feel compelled to write about it once again as another season of The Bachelor/Bachelorette series comes to an end. It amazes me that we have gotten so far from healthy dating that we are being sucked in my the millions to a show that is the polar opposite of healthy dating. …”...read more
28 Jul 2010
I’d say step number ONE is to pray together. We’re about to celebrate our 25th Anniversary, and I can personally vouch for a number of these steps!!!
1. Shake up date night: Just pick something you’ve never done before (or recently) together. Rewarding experiences flood your brain with dopamine, a mood-boosting chemical. “If your partner is present, that feeling becomes linked to him,” says Aron.
23 Jul 2010
Dr. Alice von Hildebrand’s essay is entitled ‘Dietrich von Hildebrand, Catholic Philosopher, and Christopher West, Modern Enthusiast: Two Very Different Approaches to Love, Marriage and Sex’. Read it all here.
Here’s the LifeSite story:
By Patrick B. Craine
July 22, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – As Catholic author and lecturer Christopher West continues his six-month sabbatical for “personal and professional renewal,” Dr. Alice von Hildebrand, widow of the famed theologian Dietrich von Hildebrand, has again exhorted him to correct what she calls his “hyper-sexualized approach” in presenting the Church’s teaching on sexuality.
“My general criticism of Christopher … Read the rest...read more
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25 Jun 2010
Stacy uses extremes to make a point in her article below. We don’t want to assume (rash judgment!) that a person who is dressed in either extreme is doing so out of pride or self-righteousness…or that if a person is dressed inappropriately that they’re doing it on purpose. Charity covers a multitude of sins. (1 Peter 4:8)
by Stacy McDonald
If you haven’t read Part 1 of The Beauty of Chastity begin HERE
What is biblical beauty?
In Part 1, we discussed what it means to be chaste, and how
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