Is Smoking Morally Wrong?

Is smoking cigarettes a moral issue? If one were to rate moral problems of the day would smoking cigarettes even end up on the list?

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Sacraments
Sarah Babbs

Relational Giving

There are 84 days until Christmas. Does that number fill you with dread thinking of all that has to be done? Joy at the thought

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The Season of Dying

The cool season of autumn is warmly greeted in my home.  I am eager to take my kids to a pumpkin patch, have my husband

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Life
Joseph Koss

“Quis ut Deus?”

“Who is like God?” This is the translated meaning of ‘Michael’. The Captain of the Heavenly Hosts, the Angelic Warrior that cast Lucifer from Heaven

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Men's Issues
J.R. Baldwin

Stand By Your Man

Ladies, what would you say if …your boyfriend told you he masturbates? …your husband confessed his struggles with pornography? …your brother is actively unchaste? I

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Conversion Envy

Conversion envy, do you have it?  Converts are after all so fiery and in love with God, and have such interesting stories.  They possess that

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Jobs
Sarah Babbs

From Ruth and Sarah

Way back when I first became a contributor to this excellent site, the first post suggestion was to do something biographical. Talk about who I

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Joseph and Jesus

I got a request recently to draw a picture of Joseph with Jesus, and I loved doing it (sorry about the grainy quality, though– I’m

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Life
Godwin Delali Adadzie

Be Not Overconfident

An old advice from Saint Jerome (Priest, Confessor, Theologian, Historian, Church Father and Doctor of the Church) to his friend Heliodorus (Monk and later Bishop

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Families, Fun and Prayer

I have always thought that Hollywood is missing a chance to make millions. They just simple need to film the life of a large family,

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Jobs
Sarah Babbs

Dignity in Diapers

In the 9 months since our daughter was born, I have changed approximately 1,500 diapers. I’m not sure how much spit-up I’ve wiped (how could

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Family
Bonnie Engstrom

61 minutes

One year ago today I delivered my son, a stillborn.   For a moment he was placed in my arms quiet, blue, and limp.  The midwife

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What We Are.

Hi…I am a little nervous writing here which is kind of weird for me, since I don’t really get nervous. But when I was asked

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Politics
Brent Stubbs

Eco-Maniacal

Nothing makes me happier than being the most green person on the planet earth. That’s right. I just went there. Put it this way. My

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