cuppboard: Sometimes I get worried about being a “pushover” or “doormat”, about losing my “sense of self”. But I mean, is that really a bad thing? Doesn’t this push me towards humility and doesn’t this make me lean more on God for my fulfillment? Or is there a line somewhere? Love keeps no record of wrong, and Jesus tells us to forgive as we wish to be forgiven and show the mercy as we hope...
the iPhone is the easiest target for thieves,... →
ephremhiphop: Today the NY Times ran an article on iPhone thefts around the city. So apparently, according to the article, many of the thefts occur not from pick-pocketing, but from the iPhone being grabbed from the individual in the middle of using it. Think about it. When an individual is on their smart phone, they are so zombified and hypnotized by their device, that they have no idea that a...
adeeperbeauty: “Princeton University psychologist Susan Fiske took brain scans of heterosexual men while they looked at sexualised images of women wearing bikinis. She found that the part of their brains that became activated was pre-motor - areas that usually light up when people anticipate using tools. The men were reacting to the images as if the women were objects they were going to act on....
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Porn Kills Both Men and Women.
From the article Love Junkies by Susannah Breslin, A provocative introduction: Here’s what people don’t understand about porn. It’s not about women. It’s about men. It’s not about vaginas. It’s about penises. It is made by men for men, and no amount of feminist theorizing in hallowed academic halls, on feminist blogs, or anywhere else, will make room in porn for what women think of it. Why?...
A Powerful Conversion Story
fathershane: From atheist to Catholic: When the possibility of converting to Catholicism became a real one, it was the immensity of the whole package that daunted me, rather than specific teachings. I therefore spent little time agonizing over the Assumption of Mary, justification by works as well as faith, the reverencing of statues, and other such concepts that traditionally irk the...
God is the only comfort, He is also the supreme terror: the thing we most need...– C.S. Lewis, Mere Christianity (via wewontneedlegs)
The Innocence of God, by Simcha Fisher And I’ll admit to reading this poster and thinking, “Well, love is a sucker, then.” But then I correct myself. No, I am a sucker. I’m the one foolish enough to mistake cynicism for knowledge …