Saturday, November 18, 2017

20 Ways for Young Women to Claim the Respect They Deserve

“Spread love everywhere you go: first of all in your own house. Give love to your children, to your wife or husband, to a next door neighbor. Let no one ever come to you without leaving better and happier. Be the living expression of God’s kindness; kindness in your face, kindness in your eyes, kindness in your smile, kindness in your warm greeting.” –Mother Teresa

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20 Ways for Young Men to Become Real Men

“There is need for a crusade of manliness and purity to counteract and nullify the savage work of those who think man is a beast. And that crusade is your work”

– St. Josemaría Escrivá

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J.R.R. Tolkien on the Blessed Sacrament

“Out of the darkness of my life, so much frustrated, I put before you the one great thing to love on earth: the Blessed Sacrament…There you will find romance, glory, honor, fidelity, and the true way of all your loves upon earth…which every man’s heart desires.” –J. R. R. Tolkien (to his son, in a letter)

A Little More About Me

UPDATE NOTE: See the post Even More About Me for the latest updates!

I am a truck driver Commodity Relocation Logistician. I drive a dedicated lane, which means that I drive the exact same route every trip I take. In my case, I make an average of 4-5 60-mile round trips a night before hanging up White Tiger’s keys in favor of some much coveted sleep.

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Taking The Search For Faith Search Online

(Originally Posted on Our Sunday Visitor)

The internet is an incredible resource for learning more about your Catholicism, but don’t put your faith in every website, podcast or app that claims to teach the Faith.

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Catholic Manhood: Like a Good Pizza

New Covenant Family File columnist Bill Dodds and his wife, Monica, are the authors of The Joy of Marriage (Meadowbrook Press).
Being a Catholic man is like eating a pizza. It’s possible to list the ingredients — the crust, the sauce, the toppings and so on — but the taste is a blend. One item may dominate a bite (more pepperoni than green pepper, more mushroom than garlic), but it’s seldom a single flavor.

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Letter to a Friend on Her Birthday

Disclaimer

This letter was originally written in my personal journal because that’s one of the ways I process my emotions and work things out. I’ve struggled for a week now with the idea of whether or not to make this entry public, but finally decided that not to post it would be an insult to the memory of a wonderful person and devout Catholic young woman.

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