At a time when concern about campus rapes, domestic violence, and sexual assaults against women is at an all-time high, the appeal of “Fifty Shades of Grey”—a story that celebrates a man sexually abusing a woman—is hard to explain.
Forgiving yourself for your failings is a constant struggle. It can be hard to know what forgiving yourself means much less how to do it. This Lent, if you would like to experience more peace in your heart, I would encourage you to give up beating up on yourself.
In a new interview, Pope Francis has revealed his opinion of 10 ways to find peace and happiness. These principles are clearly based on a general understanding of human nature, rather than a religious interpretation, so he offers it to the whole world, Catholic and non-Catholic alike.
Robin Williams has become more than a suicide victim, he has become a spokesman for depression and suicide. It makes sense that those left to mourn such a loss are confused and filled with chaos that in some way relates back to the chaos Robin Williams felt himself.