Veronica Baugh

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Lin-Manuel Miranda's Solid Advice for the Holidays

Lin-Manuel Miranda is about as liberal as they come. As a major Broadway star, a rising Hollywood actor, and a frequent pop-up on all manner of late-night talk shows and channels, I guess that's the natural path for the poor dude to follow....

3 Weird Things That Are 'Triggering' People This Holiday Season

The commercialism of Christmas is obvious and, sadly, inevitable. With the grand kickoff that is the ever-ironic Black Friday shop-a-thon, commercial Christmas has a roaring start, a solid middle (built on holiday guilt and anxiety), and an equally...

Horror Movies Are Good for Your Soul

I’m not a fan of the horror genre.  By “horror genre” I not only mean horror movies, but also haunted houses, supernatural hayrides, scary books, gross Halloween costumes, and “hey, I heard a noise downstairs can you che—" No. The answer is no...

C.S Lewis Explains the Best Way to Handle Change

With college just a few months ahead of me, I can’t wait for the “best years of my life” that everyone talks about to finally begin.   Not to be dramatic, but if college doesn’t live up to the wild expectations that you, society, has...

Three Ways We ‘Screwtape’ Our Families

The Screwtape Letters by C.S. Lewis is quite possibly one of the scariest books I’ve ever read.   Not that it’s at all “scary” in the typical sense of the word. In fact, although the collection of letters is written as though it were...

4 Non-Religious Reasons Adultery Is a Really Bad Idea

Prager University recently made a video exposing the many ugly consequences of adultery as a sin against the Ten Commandments.  This is an easy selling point for Christians--God says adultery is wrong...

Why Are Teenagers So Depressed?

On a November morning in 2003, Pope John Paul II spoke to an audience gathered at the Paul VI Hall in the Vatican. The theme of the speech was depression. The event had been arranged by the Pontifical Council for the Pastoral Care of Health...