What we choose to wear communicates who we are and who we want to be, it allows us to communicate our dignity without saying a word, and that is truly beautiful. The Catholic church passionately teaches others about the value of modest fashion, not as simply a way to “help men,” but, as Pope St. John Paul..
“There is no fear in love, but perfect love casts out fear. For fear has to do with punishment, and he who fears is not perfected in love.” (1 John 4:18) This present world is full to the brim with fear, and this truth is presented to us in a million different ways every day…
Everyone I’ve spoken to in these past couple weeks has experienced an inner shaking, an unearthing. Weaknesses and brokenness are being brought to the surface before the Lord in a new way. I’ve seen it range from little things like being a sore loser or having a short temper, to lifelong hurts that have been..
You are beautiful and unique, so rare and unrepeatable that you are a diamond in God’s eyes! How many of you truly believe that with your heart? How many times have we heard that beauty comes from within? How many of us believe that deep in our hearts? In today’s modern society we are surrounded..
The art of debate and conversation have certainly been in better places. Rarely, at least in my own experience, are people persuaded through dialogue. In my own case, I find I’m all too ready to adopt defensive positions when I encounter a new or opposing perspective. Too often, our speech doesn’t say what we think..
Each one of us has experienced restlessness at some stage in our lives. So what does mean to have a restless heart and how can we combat this restlessness? Firstly restlessness is that unease that has to do with my soul and search for truth. As a practising Catholic, we have the truth, but that..
As a writer and contributor, I’ve been incredibly grateful for the Pure in Heart blog posts during lockdown. They’ve given me the opportunity to process all that I have been reflecting on. They’ve provided an opportunity to share the fruits of this time along with some hope and encouragement. But now I’m ready for lockdown..
If you’re at all like me you’ve suffered setback after setback, on every level, over the past month or so. You’ve seen your plans for your relationship, career, social life, exercise, travel, and whatever else, disrupted along with everyone else’s as the pandemic swept over us and the lockdown descended. But the upset didn’t end..