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The only “box” edey fits into is that of a statistical anomaly. She wants to change the world but is also a firm believer in tradition. (“It is obvious that tradition is only democracy extended through time.” -G.K. Chesterton) Cultivating a respect for the dignity of all life is the guiding principle of her politics. Never afraid to buck the trend, she tries to follow her favorite <a href=”http://www.geocities.com/Michael_F_Jimenez”>professor’s</a> lead by defying power in order to make space for love. She knows that the only happiness is love, which is attained by giving, not receiving.

edey is a science geek with such eclectic intellectual pursuits that-not only did she end up with two undergraduate degrees-she designed her own liberal arts major. She is on a never-ending quest for truth and beauty. While edey is a tomboy, she can surprise even herself by being “such a girl” under certain circumstances. Her greatest assets-her passion, honesty, and loyalty-are her greatest liabilities. Ultimately, she strives to follow St. John the Baptist’s words: “He must increase, but I must decrease.” (John 3:30)

Fruitful Multiplication and Care of God’s Creation

Earlier, Funky explored Pius XII’s comments on family size. However, one thing that seems to come up frequently when discussing the idea of having large families is how to reconcile a large family with preserving the earth for future generations and caring for God’s creation. As I have said in the past, I think the […]

Proper Devotion to the Mother of God

As we recently celebrated the Assumption and the Queenship of Mary, I figured it would be a prime time to discuss proper devotion to the Mother of God.

Being Open to Life: An Uphill Battle

Today is the 37th anniversary of Pope Paul VI's encyclical Humanae Vitae. This encyclical reinforced the Church's constant teaching that it is always intrinsically wrong to use contraception to prevent the transmission of human life. Additionally, it continued the Church's constant teaching against abortion and sterilization. "Therefore We base Our words on the first principles […]