"It seems to me that you're confused about what you believe because you already have decided what to believe before understanding it. By all means, remove yourself from a crowd full of destructive life habits, but that doesn't…"
"Kenneth, get to a parish. You need to go to Confession, go to Mass, and get into your faith. Get connected with your parish priest. Confession is gonna be your best friend.
"Do it yourself" is not only the absolute worse advice for a…"
"Go to Confession... and make it a habit. Receive the Eucharist as often as possible. Keep praying.
Also, check to see if a nearby parish has a good Bible study group or something... something that will get you socializing with other…"
"As a fellow Catholic I want to point out that our faith has many powerful tools to help you; not the least of which is the Sacrament of Reconciliation. As others have said, get back into the habit of going to Mass.
I'd also recommend finding a…"
"You've already done enough. You've made it known to him, and her, that he's not being very civil. Admittedly, not in the most civil way, yourself, probably would have been better to leave it alone. Still, you did…"
I know what it's like to have to leave friends to follow Christ and be whole. I had to sever ties with my closest friend, who was on a downward spiral... but the payoff for me was huge! I also know what it's like to…"
I found myself in a similar situation last year. For years I was part of the "New Age" movement- manifest your destiny, everything has a reason, spiritualism and relativism, humanistic ideas- basically a theology based on the…"
"I think the bag is all right. In my personal experience, if you wear it Indiana-Jones-style, i.e. with the strap on your opposite shoulder from your bag and running across your body, most folks these days don't give it a second glance.
"When I worked at Walt Disney World several years ago I was advised by security to trim my 'stache into something between Chaplin and Hitler. Obviously my tenure there was shortlived. I have warmed my upper lip in this fashion for over five…"
"Thanks for the curtural insight.
I wanted to get a leather bag because it is durable and this was the size that best fitted my needs.
The strap is actually a very practical thing. I can just hang the bag on my wrist when I dont want to hold it, and…"
"I started in 1994 at Camp Stigwandish in Madison, OH. I worked there again in '95 (and Chickagami). After that, I went to Beaumont in Rock Creek, OH and worked there through 2002. I was all Aquatics, all the time, starting…"
"I live in a rural area inhabited with all manner of criminal miscreants including various officials and law enforcement officers, and so I keep a loaded pistol for home invasion rebuffs only. A sign at the front gate used to read: "YOU ARE NOW…"