We went to the Meadows Museum at SMU yesterday to see the Sorolla and America exhibit. Sorolla has long been one of my favorite artists. The opportunity to see 150 of his paintings up close was too good to be true, especially in this venue which rarely seems to have anyone in it. Show More Summary
University of Tennessee's "Sex Week" has led one state senator to introduce two bills that would drastically change the way student activities are funded on college campuses in the state.
By Carol Glatz Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) — The thing Pope Francis dislikes most about his job as pontiff is the paperwork, he told residents of an Argentine slum in which he used to minister. “Paperwork, office work, it’s the thing I always struggled with,” the pope said in response to the question, […]
The reality star and supermodel said meeting the Dalai Lama was an amazing experience, but it didn't change her. However, it appears to be all about Christ in her book.
Cistercian Architecture: Poblet Monastery, Cataloniavia Barcelona Photoblog Isn't this lovely? I can just imagine slowly pacing along it, looking out at whatever is on the other side of those open arches.Click through to Barcelona Photoblog for a bigger image and to see details about this architecture.
… what is important is less the environment in which one lives than the manner in which one lives there. Adam was lost in Paradise and Lot saved in Sodom. Virgil Georghiu Oy. Veh. Sobering words. How am I living right where I was planted, here in Texas?
When you give the Devil a small opening in your life, watch out. You may think, I'll just compromise a little bit here.
Whether wrapped in the nobility of caring for a suffering loved one or maybe just out of naked fear — the urge to wield control and power into the craziness of a chronic illness/disability is often overpowering and can have devastating results. Show More Summary
Peggy Harris remained faithful to her missing husband Billie all her life. Despite deception from Congress, she discovered he was a bigger hero than she knew.
A recent BuzzFeed article questioning whether fighting human trafficking was "a new mission for the religious right," suggests that young evangelical Christians were more inclined to put their efforts into the war on modern-day slavery than enter the marriage and abortion fray. Show More Summary
Earlier this week, the Georgia state House passed a bill on a 138-37 vote that would install a Ten Commandments monument on or around the state Capitol grounds... much like they did in Oklahoma: Now, the Senate has followed suit with a 40-10 vote, leaving only Republican Governor Nathan Deal in the way of yet another Christian shrine on government property.
Our friends from OnlineForLife.org developed this insightful quiz about abortion.
Great Netflix picks, reports from Sundance, a documentary narrated by Natalie Grant, and more. Streaming Picks More great picks are available on Netflix this week. Watch Jack Nicolson and Helen Hunt in the award-winning film As Good as It Gets. Show More Summary
By Anonymous This week was much like most other weeks in our household. Like most families with young children, we raced to our jobs, barely made drop-off and pick- What made this week different was that my wife–who is a strong and determined survivor of a sexual assault–was triggered. Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) can happen [Read More...]
Suffer the little children. This week is the South By Southwest (SXSW) Film Festival, and we're lucky enough to have updates from the festival every day.You can read previous updates from daysone,two,three,four, five, and six. BreakShow More Summary
Jon Foreman of Switchfoot takes a break to tell the crowd how to deal with the angry religious protesters outside. It's a timeless truth rooted in the Bible itself.
Homeschoolers, you're not alone. Tim Hawkins explains why he doesn't send his kids to public school and shares funny moments while teaching at home.
This is a guest post written by Nikki Moungo. Nikki is a self-employed, work-at-home mother to three inspiring children. ... As a bereaved mother, my heart goes out to Ann Marie Devaney and what she is experiencing since the death of her son. Show More Summary
Part of the Affordable Care Act, or "Obamacare," that was deemed essential to its implementation has essentially been killed by the Obama administration.