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Talking To Your Kids About NFP

This week, I’ve been collaborating with Annie Deddens over at http://www.catholicwifecatholiclife.com/ , where she has posted two of my articles in celebration of Natural Family Planning Awareness week and the 50th anniversary of Pope Paul VI’s document on marriage and love, Humanae … Continue reading

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The Soul Project Week 19: Praying Like Jesus

As I watch my 18-month-old fall to the floor on bended knee, hands clasped, eyes eagerly looking up to me for guidance, I think of how Jesus, too, must have done much the same thing with His beloved mother. He … Continue reading

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The Soul Project Week 18: Strange Gods

I am the Lord your God; you shall not have strange Gods before me. This week, we talked about the First Commandment. While we addressed our obligation to love God as the one true God, this was also the perfect … Continue reading

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The Soul Project Week 17: Making Prayer A Habit

“It is possible to offer fervent prayer even while walking in public or strolling alone, or seated in your shop…while buying or selling…or even while cooking.”–St. John Chrysostom I’ve been thinking a lot lately about how to keep my children … Continue reading

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The Soul Project Week 16: Forming a Moral Conscience

“Deep within his conscience man discovers a law which he has not laid upon himself but which he must obey. Its voice, ever calling him to love and to do what is good and to avoid evil, sounds in his … Continue reading

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The Soul Project Week 15: Being A Good Example

“People are to see, in us, Christ on earth today.” -Fr. John A. Hardon, S.J. As our family discussed our duty of being a good example, we talked about our unique gifts and how God expects us to use them. … Continue reading

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The Soul Project Weeks 13 and 14: Obedience and Redemptive Suffering

“…the weaknesses of all human sufferings are capable of being infused with the same power of God manifested in Christ’s Cross…In him God has confirmed his desire to act especially through suffering…Christ achieved the Redemption completely and to the very … Continue reading

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