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  • Jane Austen Prays

    04/11/2016 2:29:00 PM PDT · by NYer · 5 replies
    Catholic Stand ^ | April 11, 2016 | Guy McClung, J.D., Ph.D.
    The primary reason for this article is to make those who do not know of the prayers written by Jane Austen. Below are some links to the full text of her prayers. The comments that follow are mere pedestrian commentary and do not hold a candle to the beauty and sublimity of her prayerful words.These prayers were probably written when Jane was a young woman, perhaps even in her teenage years. They are all “night” prayers, said at the end of day before retiring.Decades ago, good catholic elementary school students learned that prayer had four major themes or goals:...
  • Jane Austens Advice: Choose the Right Man and Live Happily Ever After

    04/18/2012 6:59:33 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 257 replies ^ | April 18, 2012 | Rebecca Hagelin
    Culture Challenge of the Week:  Finding A Good Man Call it the lament of the young, single woman: there are no good men left. Or if there are, where are they? And how can a young woman pursue a healthy, marriage-minded relationship in a singles culture of casual sex and perpetual adolescence? In her new book, The Jane Austen Guide to Happily Ever After (Regnery Publishing, 2012), Elizabeth Kantor provides some answers. She writes, “Of course it’s no secret that modern mating rituals have gone badly wrong.” And indeed they have: the number of cohabitating couples has doubled in the...