By Jessica Flavin from London area, England (Anger Controlls Him) [CC BY 2.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons

Look at those Christians, how they love, er,  shove one another! I don't know about you, but I've been demoralized lately by the constant harping and haranguing that goes on in the Catholic blogosphere. Consider the Duggars: A large Christian family brings their message of family values to the small screen, and social media erupts with screaming voices. "What responsible parent would expose their children to public scrutiny like that?" they demand to know. The Duggars welcome a large family … [Read more...]

Once Again, Gregory Popcak Hits It Out of the Ballpark With “Seven Longings of the Human Heart”

Broken Gods

Gregory Popcak has done it again!Already, I'm a fangirl:  I love his radio show, and I trust his books on marriage and family to be theologically sound, energetically written, and inspiring. So it was an honor to be invited to participate in the Blog Tour for his latest title, Broken Gods: Hope, Healing, and the Seven Longings of the Human Heart. *     *     *     *     * So, folks, let me tell you why you want to read this book. We're all broken, right? I mean, we all have what Dr. Popcak … [Read more...]

An Atheist in Heaven: Eben Alexander’s Venture Into Eternity

Proof of Heaven

I adored th[e] simplicity—the absolute honesty and cleanness of science.  I respected that it left no room for fantasy or for sloppy thinking.  If a fact could be established as tangible and trustworthy, it was accepted.  If not, then it was rejected. This approach left very little room for the soul and the spirit, for the continuing existence of a personality after the brain that supported it stopped functioning.  It left even less room for those words I’d heard in church again and again:  “life … [Read more...]