The natural tendency of early adolescents is to look constantly into the mirror, and watch themselves, alternating between anxiety and self-admiration.They worry about the impression they make on others, worry about their success in school, athletics and social life. Columnists
In the last column I mentioned three great challenges of faith in adolescents: developing authentic relationships with people, deepening one’s faith beyond fleeting emotional experiences and committing to a profession. In place of “profession,” I should have written “vocation” as our choice of a “profession” should be the...Columnists
The Christian’s leap of faith is never an irrational escape from reality, such as is typical of a sect or cult, which satisfy insecure people’s craving for belonging at the price of abandoning any critical thinking and surrendering to the “divine” leader their freedom of mind and will.