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How We Choose to Self-Identify – It Matters!

My friend Hudson Byblow.

It’s pretty clear to a lot of people that, no matter what else we may think about homosexuality, the “gay” identity is not okay, on a spiritual level. Who says so? 1.) The Vatican-approved apostolate Courage: Courage discourages persons with same-sex attractions from labeling themselves “gay” and “lesbian” for the following reasons: 1) The secular […]

The Passion of Our Lord

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See, my servant shall prosper, he shall be raised high and greatly exalted. Even as many were amazed at him— so marred was his look beyond human semblance and his appearance beyond that of the sons of man— so shall he startle many nations, because of him kings shall stand speechless; for those who have […]

God knows every hair on our heads

At Attracted to the Light, I found a great lesson on the topic of identity in Christ. Never underestimate how little people care! I’m not saying that people won’t help out if someone is having a problem. I’m saying that people aren’t interested in the minutiae of other people’s lives. Talk therapies, introspection and knowing […]

Jesus, Satan and Mental Illness

Today’s Gospel reading reminded me of something that my spiritual director told me about Jesus and Satan, and who I belong to. Because I write about my Asperger Syndrome and Bipolar Disorder, I get a lot of visitors seeking answers regarding mental illness and demon possession. I think clarity is important on this topic. Here […]

Repair the Breach

Leila Miller says the world needs saints now, more than anything. Mother Catherine says what the world needs is to repair the breach. We need reparation. Of course, it takes saints to do that. May all of us who aspire to be saints be given the sufferings, the strength and the courage necessary to purge […]