Chastity abstinence and dating
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I would like to propose that us modern-day women have made a grievous mistake.
I have found so much encouragement through reading Jason and Crystalina Evert’s books and hearing my youth group talks about the “Feminine Genius.” However, at school (and on Instagram) it’s a whole different story.
Don’t get me wrong, I love a good ol’ girl gushing sesh, but it hurts me Read more… When it happens, the feeling that comes stings like a jellyfish (although I’ve never been stung by a jellyfish to know).
I’m probably not the only single Catholic who’s read the Book of Tobit and swooned over the notion that God has set someone apart for me since the beginning of creation.
Fifteen There is a Taylor Swift song called “Fifteen” that contains a lyric that deeply resonates with me: “In your life, you’ll do things greater than dating the boy on the football team. I reached for my pocket to check my phone for a text.
I didn’t know it at fifteen.” Twenty-five used to feel old to me. Everyone around me was still there, but for that moment they ceased to exist.
I am blessed to be able to go to Adoration every day during my lunch break, as my office is right up the street from my church. As of late and with the newness of becoming a bride to Read more… When your heart is being drawn to that person it may “feel” almost impossible to pull on the reigns of Read more…
I got into this habit last summer, when I was making some pretty significant changes in my life and often felt overwhelmed by these developments. I remember reading a quote in my early teen years that moved me back then and resonates with me, today: “If you love someone, let them go. If they don’t, they never were.” I don’t know how much truth applies to this saying, but in my own life, I have experienced making the tough Read more…
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“Being in love is a good thing, but it is not the best thing.” – C. Lewis Watching my parents’ marriage end in divorce has made me doubt love. Beneath those questions is another question: what is love? Looking back, I imagine the majority of heartache I experienced in my early twenties could have been avoided had I paid attention to the three words: Talk is cheap.