Here is the best of the audio from the famous Catholic television program, "Life is Worth Living!" For more than 30 years, Archbishop Fulton Sheen was the voice of the Catholic Church, with his radio and television ministries that touched hearts all over the world. His wisdom and gentle insight are once again available in digitally remastered audio recorded from his live programs.
"I love Fulton Sheen"
I am not famous. I will never be rich. I will most likely never stand and speak before thousands of people. But, I have a story to tell. You could say this is an adventure. Once you begin listening to this you will see how God took an ordinary man from a little hollow in Johnson City, TN through many different trials; ranging from thoughts of suicide, drinking, and going from one bad marriage to another. During all this, the Lord was directing me (most of the time without me realizing it).
Marvin met God at an early age, and this chance meeting in an old one-room Baptist church changed his world. He envisioned a better life for himself and his future family. He had no idea how to accomplish this, but because of his faith as an eight-year-old boy, he fulfilled all of his dreams. It only took two prayers and six miracles.
Tomas Kyd, the son of the notorious Captain William Kyd, had always had well enough. Yet enough was not at all satisfaction. Enough only stirred within him a desire for more: a desire for love, adventure, and a life of nobility that he felt he, too, so richly deserved. However, his father's curse, that which he shares with the pirate crew of his father's unfinished voyage, has always kept him from discovering a life he thought worth living.
Each of us was created for something great - we just need to figure out what it is and find the courage to do it. Whether it's writing the next great American novel, starting a business, or joining a band, Rob Bell wants to help us make those dreams become reality. Our path is ours and ours alone to pursue, he reminds us, and in doing so we derive great joy because we are living our passions.
"Can't Wait to Go Through This Again! Love it!"
The day Lacey Sturm planned to kill herself was the day her grandmother forced her to go to church, a place Lacey thought was filled with hypocrites, fakers, and simpletons. The screaming match she had with her grandmother was the reason she went to church. What she found there was the reason she is alive today. With raw vulnerability, this hard-rock princess tells her own story of physical abuse, drug use, suicide attempts, and her ultimate salvation.
"Powerful and moving"
It Gets Better is a collection of expanded essays and new material from celebrities, everyday people, and teens who have posted videos of encouragement, as well as new contributors who have yet to post videos to the site. While many of these teens couldn’t see a positive future for themselves, others can. We can show LGBT youth the levels of happiness, potential, and positivity their lives will reach if they can just get through their teen years.