Yet, a Christian is called to go against the cultural flow. We are required to oppose the world and its ideals. These days the world expects you to be sexually active from your teen years and beyond. Therefore, to be a nonconformist is to actually fulfill God’s will for you by remaining pure.[click to continue...]
As I have written about in the past, any viewing of pornography is both harmful and gravely sinful. Thus, viewing porn does not become harmful and sinful only once a certain threshold of length of time or other measure is reached. Still, some people who view porn do not realize the degree to which they […][click to continue...]
They have begun to make known their “preferred pronoun” they each wish to be called. Instead of he or she, ze and xe or some other made-up pronoun could be the way they wish to be called.
How did we get here? How did we get to the point where the political elites can claim there are more than two genders? Your grandparents would have never imagined this 40 years ago.[click to continue...]
Most people in our modern era can be accused of not doing much thinking about sex.
That is a funny assertion to make, I realize.
Our culture is saturated in sex, isn’t it?[click to continue...]
“It is Impossible to Tell the Number” of sins against chastity each person has committed. This, according to St. Alphonsus Liguori, the Doctor of the Catholic Church on Moral Theology. As this wonderful saint will explain, a person ensnared in sins against chastity offends God multiple times a day. Not only by his acts—such as […][click to continue...]
Choke down a salad or a tuna sandwich instead. Sure, it won’t taste as good, but that’s the point. The point in doing this is to deny your appetites their ends, so they don’t control you.[click to continue...]
As we can see, the invitations toward sins of impurity (as well as other sins) come from a place within us. Sure, the devil entices us, as he likes to do. But, sadly, there is a part of us attracted to what he lays before us.[click to continue...]
And those who trespass God’s Commandments in relation to purity actually face an even greater challenge in obtaining forgiveness. For, in order to be absolved, one must request forgiveness. Saint Alphonsus, the Doctor of the Church in Moral Theology, gives three reasons transgressors rarely seek forgiveness…[click to continue...]
3. Adding to the stuff Jesus never said was this: “Hear ye, all ye faithful. Looking unto one another in kindness includes viewing one another in lust.”[click to continue...]
Oh, I realize the state recognized them as married, issuing them a marriage license. I know they qualified for tax breaks. I imagine the cake cutting was a funny moment. Their first dance and their honeymoon in Cancun were romantic.
But that doesn’t mean God blessed their union.[click to continue...]