Posts by Hudson Byblow

Porn and What No One Is Talking About  

Some people consume pornography and are okay with it. Others with the same inclination hate it. This article is about the latter. Why do we do what we do?  Why would someone do something they hate to do? Good question. Ask a person who struggles with bulimia, or who hopelessly remains within an abusive relationship or within a cycle of Read more…

Porn and the Epidemic of Singleness

Many men underestimate the impact of their attachment to pornography. I’m not trying to villainize anyone, for I know first-hand the power that pornography can have over one’s life. In fact, most of the men that I know are repulsed by the idea of pornography and are disgusted with themselves for falling to it. But it has contributed to a Read more…

Dear sisters, please don’t settle!

Pornography kills. It kills love, intimacy, and relationships. Sometimes it even kills people. Literally, a friend of mine almost died while on the receiving end of someone’s pornographic fantasy. I pray that you never let it kill you physically or spiritually. However, if you let pornography into your life, even via a relationship with someone who is enslaved to it, it will begin to Read more…

Navigating Same-Sex Attractions

Recently, I was asked to explain why I’d never act on my same-sex attractions. Surprisingly, I was excited to respond because it reminded me of beauty and truth of our Catholic faith and the joy I have come to know in pursuing a heart of virtue. Indeed, I was initially inspired to pursue chastity because of the beautiful example of others Read more…

Homosexuality . . . and chastity?

For many years, I rejected chastity while thinking I was truly free. However, that kept me from being able to experience love and joy in the way God designed, which I now experience today as a man who strives to live chastely. The Pursuit of Truth With same-sex attractions and transgender inclinations being part of my story, I knew I Read more…

“It’s not you… it’s me.”

“It’s not you… it’s me.” These are well-known “famous last words” of so many relationships. Well, this is what I wish I could tell every woman I’ve ever lusted after. What I mean, dear sisters in Christ, is that you are not the problem. It’s not you. It’s not your body. It was me and the state of my heart and the attachments of my heart that drove Read more…

Homoseksuwalidad… at kalinisang-puri

Matagal na panahon ding iniwasan ko ang chastity dahil iniisip ko na sagabal ito sa aking kalayaan. Ngunit, ito palan ang naging dahilan kung bakit hindi ko nararanasan ang kasiyahan at tuwa na itinala ng Diyos, isang bagay na naisasabuhay ko na ngayon dahil nagsisikap ako na maging chaste. Ang Paghahanap sa Katotohanan Malaking bahagi ng aking kwento ang pagkakaroon Read more…

What Kanye West Teaches us about Chastity

If you’ve ever heard of the Beatles, then you’ve probably heard of Paul McCartney. If you’ve ever heard of Paul McCartney, then you’ve probably heard that he just got his big break from some artist named Kanye West. Last week, there were several funny tweets that were posted by young fans who saw Kanye and Paul perform together, but they Read more…

How to Succeed at Your New Year’s Resolutions

Step 1: Stop aiming to change your actions. Instead of simply trying to change your actions, aim to change your heart. If you open your heart to God’s grace, your heart will be changed, and your actions will follow suit. Step 2: There is no step 2. Step 1 is all you need to do… over and over and over Read more…