In her discussion about guarding our hearts, Kara Klein observes that intimacy is both joyful and uncomfortable. It’s our deepest desire to be one with another, to have someone see, know and embrace all of us—our beauty as well as brokenness—and yet, it’s our greatest fear precisely because of its risks.
Sarah Reinhard found herself surprised and delighted by Dawn Eden’s new release of The Thrill of the Chaste (Catholic Edition) and she also shares an interview with Eden.
I said yes to chastity when I was 13 years old and have been living out this commitment joyfully and gratefully for the last 16 years. But what exactly did I say yes to? An abstinent life of waiting for the perfect prince charming to come along and fulfill all of my deepest dreams and longings? Or a life of choosing to truly love the other—whoever may be in front of me—selflessly, totally, freely, faithfully, fruitfully. Today.
Janet Moore offers a Catholic perspective on the new film “Old Fashioned”.
Charisse Tierney seeks answers to this question through the wisdom of the Theology of the Body.