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Confession

Oscar Isaac Is Ruining My Life

Elizabeth Logan | Posted 01.04.2016 | Entertainment
Elizabeth Logan

A month ago, I was a carefree, happy young woman. I had a loving family and wonderful friends. Like the rest of the world, I was looking forward with giddy anticipation to The Force Awakens, the seventh installment in the Star Wars saga. Now it's much more than that.

How Experience and Confession Make Teachers and Students Masters

Catherine Nagle | Posted 12.30.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Catherine Nagle

I'm really enjoying the gift of Oprah's "Super Soul Sessions" since it helps me to see that I'm still a work in progress and to determine the area...

An Adjunct Professor Confesses His Sins...

John Brown | Posted 12.28.2015 | College
John Brown

Father, excuse my materialist concerns, I just don't think my students are getting their money's worth.

Give Yourself His Gift

Catherine Nagle | Posted 12.17.2015 | Religion
Catherine Nagle

Thank Him for the people you've helped. And ask that those acts of service you've done to make other's lives a little brighter reflect back on you and bring you peace and grace. Then, feel the wonders and the difference inside yourself this Christmas.

"Mom, Today I Became a Catholic": Analysis of a Teen Conversion

Stafford Betty | Posted 12.16.2015 | Religion
Stafford Betty

About five years ago Natalie Thomson, an attractive, popular, well-adjusted 16-year-old girl made this surprising announcement. It was surprising for...

Confessions of a Part-Time Pastor

Rev. Joanna Harader | Posted 10.19.2015 | Religion
Rev. Joanna Harader

I'm not very good at confessing. It sometimes turns into self-defense and justification. I have a very strong compulsion to defend myself against even the most mundane criticisms. I'm done with significant and meaningful.

Confession Today

Martin Marty | Posted 10.12.2015 | Religion
Martin Marty

None of the people I cite or read with favor elsewhere are asking for the old-time, fear-of-hell approach to faith and life. But more and more serious lay-people as thinkers and spiritual leaders are advocating "confession" and "forgiveness" as elements of great potential in our cultures of chaos.

"The Rock Of The Church"

Paul N. Anderson | Posted 09.28.2015 | Religion
Paul N. Anderson

Peter's confession in the Gospels marks the turning point in Jesus' ministry. In Mark and Matthew, the setting is Caesarea Philippi--the headwaters of the Jordan River, where a cave descends deep into the earth.

Diane Silver "Sacrament" at Coagula Curatorial, Abstracting Religion Down to the Bones

Lisa Derrick | Posted 09.22.2015 | Arts
Lisa Derrick

Using a limited palate with plaster, bone, wax, ink and hemp, Silver moves herself and the viewer through the Seven Sacraments in a meditative series of large scale canvases.

Confession: How I (Almost) Lost My Husband in 10 Days

Apryl Beverly | Posted 09.18.2015 | Business
Apryl Beverly

My husband came into the office, sat down in the chair and folded his hands. And bit his bottom lip. (I've known my husband for 12 years ... long enough to know trouble's brewing when he bites his lip.)

Mr. Feeny and Other Celebrities Reveal Their Biggest Regrets

Kevin A. Hansen | Posted 05.20.2015 | Entertainment
Kevin A. Hansen

Do celebrities regret the same things in life that most people do? When I reached out to discover what the famous look back on with regret, I received responses from a very unique group of individuals.

The Power Of Confession

Pacific Standard | Alissa Wilkinson | Posted 04.21.2015 | World

I belong to a church that isn’t big enough to afford its own building, so we pay rent to another congregation and meet in their sanctuary in the eve...

Durst's Apparent Confession to Murder: To Be or Not to Be

Steven Brill | Posted 06.06.2015 | Crime
Steven Brill

Although there are some questions about Durst's meaning and mental state, the prejudice does not substantially outweigh its probative value of the statements. And as for the meaning, each side is free to argue their interpretation.

Listen To This Couple Say 'I Love You' For The First Time After 8 Years Of Dating

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 02.13.2015 | Women

Know how putting something off can make it harder and harder to do? Like doing the dishes after they've piled up in the sink, or making use of your gy...

When Confession Is Not Enough

Abby Pingree | Posted 01.18.2015 | Healthy Living
Abby Pingree

I have a shady past, I do. I have done many things traditional society frowns upon. I have been one of the bad people, the degenerates, the lost souls...

Archbishop Calls For End To Confidentiality In Child Abuse Confessions

Religion News Service | Trevor Grundy | Posted 10.24.2014 | Religion

CANTERBURY, England (RNS) Anglican priests should no longer be bound by the centuries-old principle of confidentiality in confessions when they are to...

How I Found Opportunity In Sharing My Secret Disorder

Sandy Rosenblatt | Posted 11.25.2014 | Women
Sandy Rosenblatt

I was positive people wouldn't accept me if they knew I pulled out my hair. And I was even more positive that if they did find out, if they didn't judge me for pulling, they'd reject me for the fact that I didn't know why I was doing it, and that I wasn't able to stop myself.

The Chateau That Sugar Built: Seven Deadly Sins

Frank Browning | Posted 08.17.2014 | Arts
Frank Browning

Aside from the surreal garden walk at Chateau Chaumont this year, there are, as always, the dozens of acres of outdoor sculpture--not to mention the exposition of world famous painters and photographers inside the Castle that Sugar Built.

A Humor Writer's Dark Confession

Abby Heugel | Posted 08.16.2014 | Women
Abby Heugel

I'm a person who loves to laugh -- and who loves to make other people laugh even more -- but most of the time, that's not me, or at least that's not how I feel.

Gregory Hale Killed Lisa Hyder; Dismembered, Ate Body, Officials Say

AP | LUCAS L. JOHNSON II | Posted 06.10.2014 | Crime

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee man was charged over the weekend with dismembering the body of a woman and eating part of her corpse in a bizarr...

Forgive Us Our Climate Sins: A Eulogy-In-Advance for Plymouth Rock

David_Goldstein | Posted 07.19.2014 | Green
David_Goldstein

As a climate activist, I got to thinking, "Why not go to Confession for our climate sins?"

What We Mean When We Speak of Tradition in the Church

Charles J. Reid, Jr. | Posted 04.20.2014 | Religion
Charles J. Reid, Jr.

Tradition is of great significance to Catholics. But what is meant by "Tradition" in a Church that is now 2000-years-old? When we speak of Tradition, we must speak of historical process.

Kaylie Jones Discusses the Art of Memoir

Loren Kleinman | Posted 04.12.2014 | Books
Loren Kleinman

"I think you need to be angry enough, and justified enough in your position, to not care what anyone thinks about your story."

The Craziest Travel Confessions

Travel + Leisure | Posted 03.25.2014 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

"I like hearing people's stories, but please, keep it brief. We have a button on the phone that will make it ring to rescue us from a boring conversation."

David Lohr

Man Allegedly Confessed To Girlfriend's Slaying In Suicide Note,

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 01.25.2014 | Crime

Authorities in Hawaii have claimed that Brittany-Jane Royal's boyfriend confessed to her murder in the pages of a notebook found in a lava field by hi...