The Pro-life March on Washington is today, and we can all be with the marchers in prayer if not physically. We have two excellent and relevant links for the March: one on some common, but faulty pro-life arguments, and a link on how the pro-life side is the only side willing to look at the science connected to abortion. Also, Matthew Leonard has a great podcast on his resistance to Marian consecration and why he was convinced otherwise, a meditation on the humble glory of bread, and a lovely piece on being good enough. And more!
In today’s collection, we have an original piece explaining the fascinating history of iconoclasm and its defeat in the Church. We are also linking to a roundup of the major cities hosting pro-life marches this month. Plus, the history of Catholic abstract art that long pre-dates modern times. And finally, why some doctors are prescribing hiking to patients. And more!
As much as we love starting out the year with decluttering projects, today we have two important links that go deeper: one on why we might want to cut ourselves a little slack, and Hayley Stewart gives us some spiritual meat to reorient our relationships to our possessions. Plus where we should begin in drawing closer to God according to Saint Catherine of Siena, practical help for a civilization in crisis, and an exciting Tolkien exhibit makes its way to the U.S. Enjoy!
In today’s collection, we have a moving and redemptive account of how pornography affected one couple’s marriage. Also, what small and simple shift can make the people in our lives feel more loved? You might be surprised by the transformation! Finally, why we might want to take our exercise out of the gym, a promising new way to treat postpartum depression, and 10 things to know before you start decluttering. Enjoy!