Life

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What’s the Best Way to View Reality?

Published on May 31st, 2016 | by Thomas Clements

One’s perception of reality has an immense effect on one’s life. It is through this lens that one finds his or her identity, interacts with others, and, overall, comes into contact with the reality that one ... Read More


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The Pursuit of Purpose

Published on May 30th, 2016 | by Ryan Kraeger

A few weeks ago I had to make a trip back to the place of my origin as a Special Forces Soldier, a.k.a. Fort Bragg, North Carolina. While there I was able to chat with my ... Read More


Entertainment

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Thoughts on Captain America: Civil War

Published on May 21st, 2016 | by Kasia I.

  (The article below contains a few minor spoilers. Continue only if you don’t mind or have already seen the film!) Yet another installment in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and yet again stores and the Internet ... Read More


Life

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Our Lady Said “Yes!”

Published on May 18th, 2016 | by Marissa Standage

During this beautiful month of May, dedicated to Our Lady, it is fitting to consider the qualities of Our Lady’s character that we so love. Of the many attributes of Our Blessed Mother, one that shines ... Read More


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Identity Lies & Where Your Identity Lies

Published on May 17th, 2016 | by Nic Davidson

"We've got a stranglehold on being "us", because we're afraid of losing ourselves in the swarm; but the problem with a stranglehold is that, eventually, what we're holding gets....strangled."... Read More


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The Culture War

Published on May 17th, 2016 | by Nicene Guy

In browsing through the latest headlines—and skimming the articles underneath them—I get the impression that the culture wars are anything but cooling down. Despite reports to the contrary, the culture wars are not dead. If anything, ... Read More


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Joy in Solitude

Published on May 14th, 2016 | by Mary Proffit Kimmel

For all eternity we will be with God, so we should accustom ourselves to his presence.  If we want to attain heaven, we must train our habits and our loves now.  If I love food more ... Read More


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Open Your Eyes to Creation

Published on May 11th, 2016 | by Erin Cain

A few weeks ago, I got the chance to leave the city for a few days to attend a retreat. It was a beautiful spring weekend, and the theme of the retreat was “Rest for the ... Read More


Family

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Amoris Laetitia, Beyond the Controversy

Published on May 10th, 2016 | by Luke Arredondo

When Pope Francis issued his post-synodal apostolic exhortation, Amoris Laetitia, the mainstream media and major Catholic websites were all over it, highlighting the broad structure of the document and, mostly, focusing on the tricky issue of just ... Read More


Spirituality

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The Inescapable Lover

Published on May 3rd, 2016 | by Theresa Williams

The other day, after I got out of the shower, I wrapped myself up in my bathrobe, as I often do, and I felt God. I felt God in my bathrobe. In my bathrobe. For whatever ... Read More


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How to be Happy

Published on May 3rd, 2016 | by Thomas Clements

What is this existence within which we humans find ourselves? Every morning we wake up and perceive the world through our senses. A perception onto which we put all of our memories to establish what we ... Read More


Career

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Tactical Pause

Published on May 2nd, 2016 | by Ryan Kraeger

Once upon a time, out near Texas somewhere, I was conducting a training exercise. It was a an IED response/mass casualty lane and one of the casualties was going downhill fast (there was a malfunction when ... Read More


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