I have a new article up at NewEvangelizers.com
To Follow (or Not to Follow) Your Heart
Our hearts burn within us, especially when we are young. God did not make us emotionless robots, but creatures of intense feeling and passion. There is a reason that most of the songs on the radio are songs about love and romance. These feelings pierce us to the core. And they inspire us to act. I’m sure we can all recall a time that love turned us into fools. We experience the stirring and we feel the need to act on it.
Sarah Reinhard, our editor here at New Evangelizers, shared her insight that “Follow your heart” is the dogma of our current culture. I couldn’t agree more.
The deepest sin you’ll find in most of our pop culture is to not do what your heart says. I was watching the movie He’s Just Not That Into You where the character played by Scarlett Johansson became attracted to a married man. Her friend (played by Drew Barrymore) encouraged her to go after him anyway because she needed to follow her heart.
(Read the whole article here)