Moms need mentors too. Our fast-moving consumer culture under-appreciates the value of shaping a child’s heart and soul—and moms feel keenly that lack of support. Catholic moms, committed not only to raising their children well in secular terms, but also to raising them right in the eyes of God, are looking for something akin to spiritual mothering.
She’s fearless. She’s charismatic. She’s radiant. A modern evangelist, Annie basks in Christ’s love and shares it with a simple, winsome touch. A heart overflowing with love is a powerful testimony, I’ve learned. “We love because He first loved us.” (1 John 4:19). Annie’s love spills over, mysteriously opening hearts long shut to God’s mercy…
The Massachusetts Board of Education has foisted a perverse orthodoxy on every public school teacher and child, insisting that all pretend that there is no such thing as human nature. The Board embraces the queer gospel that each person is a god unto him or herself, creating a gender identity based on feelings, or one’s “internalized sense” of self, regardless of biology.
Does the Girl Scouts USA do anything to prevent its brand power, funds, and resources from supporting WAGGGS’ global advocacy for sexual rights and abortion? Corporate responsibility demands as much. After all, GSUSA stakes its relationship with families and churches on the credibility of its promise to ‘take no position’ on sexuality and abortion.
Reeva Steenkamp fell victim to Oscar Pistorius’ violent assault. But she fell victim first to feminism’s great lie: that casual sexual adventures empower women.
That will be the huge task confronting the next Pope: to defend not only God but also the dignity of the human person, in a world that has so lost sight of God, that it no longer understands its own humanity.
“It’s freezing out. Why don’t you c’mon in for a cup of coffee while you wait?” The tall woman waiting alone outside the Germantown abortion clinic shivered. She’d taken a taxi to the clinic, and arrived early, a good half-hour before it opened. Standing, pacing, stomping her feet to stay warm, the tall woman stole…