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Living Down to Expectations

A couple of weeks ago, I saw a link to a story on CNN.com that discussed the abysmal literacy rates for college athletes in both public and private universities. Based on data from those requests and dozens of interviews, a CNN investigation revealed that most schools have between 7% and 18% of revenue sport athletes…

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Person of the Year: TIME Gets It Right

For once, I am excited about TIME magazine’s Person of the Year. They’ve selected Pope Francis, after giving people a scare by having Miley Cyrus (poor lost soul) on their short list. And though the article starts out sounding a bit like the usual media wishes that the pope might change doctrine (ain’t never gonna…

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You Don’t Help by Objectifying Me

Once again, we are approaching Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which seems to bleed more and more into September with every passing year. Don’t get me wrong, I’m all for ethical breast cancer research and treatment, but even putting aside the insidious Susan G. Komen Foundation – who is more wed to abortion than actually helping…

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Choosing Hell

Lately, those who would see marriage redefined in our society are all giddy about something Desmond Tutu said. He, as an Anglican Bishop, said the following: “I would refuse to go to a homophobic heaven,” Tutu said, according to Australia’s Herald Sun. “No, I would say sorry, I mean I would much rather go to the other…

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A Few Questions for Thoughtful Democrats

I don’t talk politics a lot here, but I’d really love to hear what Obama voters think about this article: “I’ve said this several times before: Either the President knows everything and he’s lying or he knows nothing and he’s incompetent. If he’s lying, then we will have some serious issues on our hands. If…

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Prayers!

Please join me at 3 PM in praying a Divine Mercy Chaplet for the souls lost in Connecticut this day. Don’t forget to pray for the shooter. For information on how to pray the Divine Mercy Chaplet, head over here to EWTN’s page on the devotion. Don’t worry about the exact time (though the 3:00…

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I’m Like Chicken Man!

It’s because I’m everywhere!! After a post on Facebook about how the news stories on Kate Middleton having hyperemesis really affected me (as in, I started crying over it), my good friend Barb asked me to share my experience with HG with a larger audience. Even though I did not need another project right now,…

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The Hypocritical Nature of Christians

I’ve been thinking a lot about the charges of hypocrisy levied against Christians lately. Not that it’s new, but it seems there are several things that are in the news where Christians feel pitted against society at large in regards to high-profile issues. I’m sure you can think of several on your own, and I…

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