Dear Bristol: Thank You For Saying Yes to Life

Bristol Palin

My fellow Patheos blogger Bristol Palin made a pretty big announcement this morning:  She told her readers that she's pregnant, expecting her second child.You may recall that during her mother's political campaign, Bristol was an 18-year-old unwed mother, and she chose not to marry son Tripp's father Levi Johnson. Soon after giving birth to Tripp in 2008, Bristol launched an abstinence campaign, encouraging young women and men to wait until marriage to engage in sexual activity.And … [Read more...]

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HEARTSONGS: The Story of Matti Stepanek Will Knock Your Socks Off

Requiem in SeaOh, to call the conch my home . . . Stormy-smoothed tunnels of Kaleidoscope walls spiraling into Pearl-shimmered dyes, Ever-changing with the light Of the sun, of the moon, Of the tide, and the gloaming, And surging, and sighing,Of the sea . . . Of that space That calls to me Beyond the Polished Pier, Beyond the now, and here.Echo of ocean breath, Silhouette of Light, Indescribable description Passing, mortal fathoming. Passion, ebbing into solace, Upon … [Read more...]

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Everyday Wisdom from Pope Francis’ Daily Homilies–Now All in One Place!

Encountering Truth

How often I've enjoyed the little pearls of wisdom which come from Pope Francis' morning homilies! "That would be a great blog post!" I say to myself; but all too frequently, I don't get around to writing about it. Life goes on.Each morning when he's at home in Vatican City, Pope Francis celebrates an early morning Mass in the chapel at his residence, the Domus Sanctae Marthae.  The audience varies--journalists, nuns and priests, office workers, gardeners, and heads of state; and the homily, … [Read more...]

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