Gratitude is a conscious step out of feeling the energy of lack or a focus on what we don’t have. To pray is always a focus on what is missing in your life. The only prayer that is needed is, “Thank You”!
(RNS) A University of Washington researcher has found that young evangelical Christian men who took a virginity pledge and had male friends who held them accountable before marriage are suddenly adrift and unable to talk to trusted friends — and sometimes even their new wives — about sex.
I don’t think of suicide as just a “choice.” It is a tragedy. Making the “choice” to die is a decision that’s way above our pay grade.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) The pope reaffirmed his support for former Pope Benedict’s shocking decision to retire and did not rule out a similar move himself.
The biblical accounts of Jesus healing a man’s deformed arm show how the Pharisees were enraged that the healing occurred on the Sabbath. Their legalistic beliefs and self-righteous attitudes led them to accuse Jesus and begin to conspire against him.
(RNS) Feeling increasingly alienated and even persecuted, some Christians are adopting a favorite image from Scripture — that of the Babylonian captivity.
Autumn Miles looks every bit the confident, successful CEO of a women’s ministry. Tall and poised, with long blonde hair and captivating smile, Miles stopped in Toledo last week to talk about how God helped her start life anew after an abusive relationship.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (RNS) Sister Elizabeth Johnson, a theology professor at Fordham University, accepted a top award from the Leadership Conference of Women Religious, and then lambasted U.S. Catholic bishops saying its investigation of the nuns was wasteful
The Fordham theologian defends her work and the American nuns, and offers reasons for the clash between theologians — and the sisters — and the Vatican. Conflict does arise but it can become “a link in the chain of a new process.”
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (RNS) A top Vatican official warned the nuns in April that honoring Sister Elizabeth Johnson, a longtime Fordham University professor, would be considered provoking the Holy See and U.S. bishops.