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Devotion: Lifting the Veil Onto My Head

The devotion of wearing a veil should indicate an inner holiness and submission to the will of God. If the resolve is to be taken seriously, if the Lord is to recognize our gift of self, our actions must speak fully and without reservation. Otherwise we are no more than the clanging gong of self congratulatory vanity.

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5 Reasons Not to Leave Facebook for Lent

There is much justified outrage about Facebook’s bigotry against the conservative and/or Christian viewpoint. The reactions have been swift and decisive. Many good, Christian people are once again discerning whether or not to stay with Facebook – even if just for Lent. On the surface, the  decision seems rather obvious. After all, Facebook is not a necessity. Unlike utilities, corporations, food...

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Why Fix Your Hair, If You’re Wearing a Veil?

We cannot veil what is inside our hearts and souls. Wearing a chapel veil is no excuse not to fix your hair. In the same way, hiding what is inside our hearts and souls cannot be hidden from God, Who sees all.

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The Perverse Use of 50 Shades for Marketing

50 Shades of Grey is something that moral and chaste couples must reject. Marketing the ordinary products in our lives by using the phrase 50 Shades shows a lack of moral sensibility.

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Spina Bifida Baby – She Didn’t Ask to Be Born

Sympathy – the feeling that you care about and are sorry about someone else’s trouble, grief, misfortune, etc. : a sympathetic feeling When others experience hardships in life, an appropriate Christian response is to feel sympathy. Many causes rely on this emotional connection in their quest for assistance and donations. While it is virtuous to offer all we can to those who...

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How Clean Are Your Windows (or Your Soul)?

A recurring tale shared on social media goes something like this: In a neighborhood, the woman of the household habitually comments to her husband about their neighbors’ state of affairs. As time goes by, she makes derogatory comments about the dirty windows of one neighbor and the less than clean laundry on the clothes line of another. Her critiques of...