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Seven Things I Wish My Pastor Knew About My Homosexuality
Last edited 10th December 2014

"May I make two requests? Continue to love me, but remember that you cannot be more merciful than God. It isn’t mercy to affirm same-sex acts as good. Practice compassion according to the root meaning of “compassion”: Suffer with me. Don’t compromise truth; help me to live in harmony with it. I’m asking you to help me take up my cross and follow Jesus."

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When I’m going too far with a guy, I’m always afraid to say no. What should I do?
Last edited 9th December 2014

As difficult as this may be, try to uncover the cause of your fear. For example, I know of a young woman who had been the victim of rape, and from that point forward in her life, she never said “no” to doing sexual things with guys. Her reasoning for this was because in her mind, she “knew what happens when a girl says no,” and she never again wanted to experience such a violation of her will. Therefore, by saying “yes” to every man’s lust, she thought she was robbing them of their power to control her. Unfortunately, in doing so, she had also surrendered her own power to love and be loved.


How to Take a Girl on a Real Date
Last edited 18th November 2014

It’s great if you’re actually going to ask a girl on a real date. That’s kind of revolutionary these days. It takes guts, and this is probably why it happens so rarely.

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Natural Birth Control - a Man’s Point of View
Last edited 30th October 2014

Be wary of the pro-contraceptive propaganda you read about in the news, which always de-emphasizes the risks. Read carefully the labels of the contraceptive drugs she’s taking. Google the risks associated with hormonal contraceptives or of foreign objects being inserted in your wife’s body.

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Who Can Help End Women's Sexual Exploitation? Christian Men
Last edited 30th October 2014

Men – particularly men within the Christian church – have a crucial role in changing cultural attitudes surrounding the sexual exploitation of women, say organizers of an upcoming New York conference. Rather than being confined to a matter of personal behavior or morality, the need to put an end to the scourge is a greater issue of societal justice, according to Paul Horrocks, founder of Justice NYC.

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Has the Catholic Church Changed Its Teaching on Sex and Marriage? No!
Last edited 15th October 2014

If you’ve been reading the papers or watching television or visiting blogs and online news sites, you may be thinking: “On Monday the Catholic Church changed its teachings on marriage and sexuality. There has been an ‘earthquake,’ a ‘seismic shift.’ Things will never be the same." Well this is incorrect! The Catholic Church’s moral teachings in their wholeness, which have not shifted at all.

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He Doesn’t Need Your Sext: Response to Jennifer Lawrence
Last edited 8th October 2014

Much can be said (and has been said) about the incident last month in which explicit pictures of multiple celebrities were hacked and leaked online. This week, Jennifer Lawrence — one of the victims of this crime — made her first official response to the incident in an interview for Vanity Fair. An article on MTV News, relates Jennifer as saying:

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Leading US Speaker to Conduct Two Day Intensive Seminar on Theology of the Body in Sydney
Last edited 24th September 2014

St John Paul II's groundbreaking reflections on human love and the divine vision for masculinity and femininity guide and inspire and show us that both body and soul are vital to our path to holiness.

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Love Over Convenience: Why I’m Not Living with My Fiance
Last edited 22nd September 2014

I marry my fiancé, Jim, in 55 days. For the last three and a half years, Jim and I have lived in separate places... for Jim and I, living together before we got married wasn’t an option. Sure, I might have saved some rent money these past two years, but as we get ready to celebrate the Sacrament of Holy Matrimony, we’re realising just how much we gained by waiting to share an address...

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Where’s the Line?: Dating, Purity, and Sin
Last edited 12th September 2014

For a couple that is not married, one of the reasons that sex is a sin is because their bodies are saying something that contradicts the reality of their souls. In the body language of sex, the body says, “Here is all of me, completely given to you and only you.” Realizing that sex is naturally designed toward the creation of new life, there is also a way in which the body speaks of an openness to becoming co-creators with God.


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