Edith Stein: Are We Really Alone?

The first thing you must know about Edith Stein is that she is a Catholic saint who died a martyr’s death; you can learn more about the details of her life as a Christian here.

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The Conceit of Denying God

I read the news–all bad it seems–and invariably, I think about God. This predilection, not practiced for most of my adult life, now gives me great

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Anti-Misogyny, Pro-Life

A recent article in The Atlantic proposed that neither activism for or against abortion can solve the real problem behind sex-selective abortion, an issue raised in the recent documentary It’s

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The Problem of Porn

As a psychologist who counsels married couples, I see the problem of porn as more widespread than ever, especially among males.  It’s only a mouse

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Why We Are Made to Bear Children

(Third in a four-part series) While perhaps surprising to some scientists, these data from the last two articles (Contraception: Pro-Life\’s Achilles Heel and Contraception Increases Rates

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We Cannot Have Dissent!

In reading the various news bits over the past few weeks, I noticed a trend — an assertion born of certitude and used to justify

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Filling the Bucket of Self Esteem

Self esteem. A modern essential. Self esteem was a term invented by Sigmund Freud. The concept has taken wing since then, enhancing other modern philosophies.

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Appetites vs. Hierarchy of Needs

In 1943, a psychologist, Abraham Maslow, offered a paper called “A Theory of Human Motivation.” I think just about every introduction class for college psychology and

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Divine Intersection

CNN’s Pierce Morgan attempted to entangle Senator Rick Santorum into pledging alliance to the potentially new Church Doctrine under Pope Francis that condom use would

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