Indulgence and lust comprise the recipe for a “more productive” man? He may find a sanctuary from stress for a short while. But the eternal damn fire he just signed up for will burn for all eternity.[click to continue...]
When a pornography viewer has trained his mind to associate sexual arousal with nonstop action of Internet porn, bad things tend to happen.[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...]
“You carry your snare everywhere and spread your nets in all places. You allege that you never invited others to sin.
“You did not, indeed, by your words, but you have done so by your dress and your deportment…”[click to continue...]
The hospital staff correctly made clear that doing the tubal ligation for Mann could never be considered “medically necessary.” In fact, a direct sterilization of a man or a woman could never save any patient’s life. Direct sterilizations do not treat a single illness.
These very important facts remain lost on Mann, the ACLU… and Fox News.[click to continue...]
But if you want to have the ability to meet good women to be able to choose whom to marry, you need to get out there. Get off your laptop and talk to them.[click to continue...]
And finally, the Catholic Catechism of present time, most certainly makes use of the vague term, “for the good of the spouses.” But it too implores the man and woman “give themselves to one another through the acts which are proper and exclusive to spouses.”
Thereby, the modern Catechism implies in agreement that one purpose for marriage is for the curbing of concupiscence.[click to continue...]
If he wanted to get married, then he needed to woo a woman. This meant he had to clean himself up to look presentable. He had to impress the lady’s parents. He needed a way to provide for her well-being, should they marry. This meant he had to work hard and to save.
In other words, men used to be required to practice virtue.
Not anymore, thanks to the Sexual Revolution.[click to continue...]
I have had several teenagers come shake my hand afterward, saying they really appreciate what I had to say. This is the best consolation I could receive. God willing, they will put it into practice.[click to continue...]
For roughly the last six years, on occasion, I have the privilege to bring the Good News about sexuality to teenagers.
But I have no illusions. I know the task of bringing light and clarity to the youth remains a daunting task, especially in this Culture of Death.[click to continue...]