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How suffering can make you stronger

I read an article yesterday called “Why life is too short to suffer,” and while I agree with the argument, I disagree with the ultimate conclusion: Life is not too short to suffer. Let me add a caveat: suffering without meaning is fruitless. Suffering with purpose is redemptive. The original post (check it out here)… Continue reading How suffering can make you stronger

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A dangerous post: mixing Catholic blogs and politics

Watch out, folks… I’m going to talk about Catholics, blogging, and politics in the same post. Head for the hills! But seriously. A recent article from the Vatican talks about the potential dangers of Catholic blogs, calling them “cesspools of hatred.” I realize it’s a generalization, but as a young Catholic blogger, I am mildly… Continue reading A dangerous post: mixing Catholic blogs and politics

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Who owns the extra clothing in your closet?

“The bread in your cupboard belongs to the hungry; the coat unused in your closet belongs to the one who needs it; the shoes rotting in your closet belong to the one who has no shoes; the money which you hoard up belongs to the poor.” (source) This is a quote from Basil the Great… Continue reading Who owns the extra clothing in your closet?