Tagged: Finer Femininity

Risk

Little strikes fear into the heart of a mother more than watching her young child perch precariously at the edge of a railing or dangling from the highest branch of a tall tree… and...

A Child’s Conscience

Today is the feast day of St. Vincent de Paul, patron of charitable societies. St. Vincent is a tremendous example of true Charity and fraternal love. Even the great St. Francis de Sales said...

A Queen of Men

Book VII Ethandune: The Last Charge from G.K. Chesterton’s “The Ballad of the White Horse” puts before our eyes the vision King Alfred has of Our Lady standing over the battlefield just when he...

Mirror, Mirror

“…one of the most important facets of fairytales is that they hold up a ‘Mirror of scorn and pity towards Man.’” Joseph Pearce’s How J.R.R. Tolkien Used Middle-Earth to Reveal Who We Are from...

The Land Without a Sunday

The Blessedness of Labor from Finer Femininity by Rev. George Deshon addresses any complaints that particularly women who must work for a living might have, but there is advice that is pertinent to everyone,...

One Week

In Jesus Meets His Blessed Mother – The Family and the Cross, Finer Femininity shares a superb meditation for Holy Week from Joseph Breig. It eloquently illustrates the fact that we cannot comprehend Our...

Unwanted Items, Necessary Info

Continuing on our Lenten journey, Finer Femininity has a wonderful excerpt from Maria Von Trapp’s “Around the Year With the Trapp Family” in a post entitled Laetare Sunday to Palm Sunday – Maria Von...

Magnanimity

Lent is the perfect time to root out our hidden vices. Do You Have the Vice of Ambition? from Those Catholic Men discusses the excess of magnanimity as expounded by St. Thomas Aquinas. “…an...

Agony of Life

Alan Scott over at Grow in Virtue writes about picking up that cross and continuing on through hard times.  Everyone goes through those stages when the “agony of life” drags you down, sometimes so...

Literature and Secret Pride

This week we begin with a bit of classic poetry: The Art of Manliness presents Henry Wadsworth Longfellow in the post Manvotional: The Ladder of St. Augustine. “Standing on what too long we bore...