Category Archives: Marriage

A vocation of virtue

Holding On To The High Chair: What Our Stashed and Stored Baby Items Reveal About Hope and Trust

  I’ve reached an age where many of my peers are letting go of their baby items.  Whether it’s a huge garage sale, advertising items for sale on social media, or giving away items to others who can use them, … Continue reading

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Maintaining The Integrity Of Our God-Given Sex: Why It Matters

In my latest post over at CatholicMom, I explore the roots and meaning of our masculinity and femininity through the eyes of St. John Paul II and his great work, The Theology of the Body.   We all crave love. A … Continue reading

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TOB for TOTS: A Retreat

“The ‘affirmation of the person’ is nothing other than welcoming the gift, which, through reciprocity, creates the communion of persons.” Theology of the Body 15:4 How do we convince our children that they are a gift?  How do we assure … Continue reading

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Letting God In Our Bedroom–The Best Thing We’ve Ever Done

I was visiting with a priest the other day, and he was expressing his frustration over his parish’s negative response to his efforts to promote natural family planning. My heart went out to him.  Here is a priest who, although … Continue reading

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Witness To The Truth

Natural Family Planning Awareness Week starts today.  Below is the witness talk my husband and I gave at each Mass this weekend.  Please read and share with others to spread the good news about God’s plan for love and marriage! … Continue reading

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The Kiss

It is so often taken for granted.  It is a hello, a goodbye, a habit.  And we forget that within this gesture is a piece of our heart.  Within this gift is the gift of ourselves–a gift that longs to … Continue reading

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Living According to God’s Design: A Witness

Editor’s note: In recognition of Natural Family Planning Awareness Week, I am sharing the following witness talk from some friends of mine, Josh and Dorothy. The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops defines Natural Family Planning (NFP) as “the general … Continue reading

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