Recognizing and Appreciating Beauty

Recognizing and Appreciating Beauty

Further, beauty itself is defined as, "Appearance or sound that arouses a strong, contemplative delight; loveliness. A person or thing that arouses such delight; especially, a woman widely regarded as beautiful. A part, characteristic, or attribute that arouses such delight; a specific excellence or grace." - Theology of the Body was waiting right in our dictionaries all this time! "Contemplative delight" sounds like it belongs in the Garden of Eden or in the Song of Songs, rather than in Webster's. Yet, this is the fundamental concept of beauty that our society recognizes - it goes much deeper than mere sensory appeal.

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For Love is Strong as Death

For Love is Strong as Death

A reflection on the Song of Songs and the Book of Tobit, one of those small books in the Bible with an amazing story that has especially great meaning for us, who live in a world where the relationship between man and woman has become distorted and broken..

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