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The Freedom of Limitations

The Freedom of Limitations

Recently, I heard someone say that “our limitations are what make us human.” And not only is that a profound message, but it’s such a timely message considering our culture is drunk on the poisonous belief that there are no limits.  We seem to view limitations as...
You Can’t Omit Ephesians 5:22

You Can’t Omit Ephesians 5:22

Did you know that many Catholic Churches throughout America avoid reading the entire passage of Ephesians 5 at mass?  Instead, they opt for a shorter version, which deliberately leaves out the words: “Wives, be subject to your husbands as to the Lord.” Ephesians 5:22...
There’s Nothing Toxic About Masculinity

There’s Nothing Toxic About Masculinity

The other day, I was cleaning out my desk when I stumbled upon a letter my husband wrote me after we lost our baby Theo. I had forgotten all about that note, and as I reread it, tears welled in my eyes.   It’s an astoundingly gorgeous letter — the content far...
Let Yourself Be Romanced

Let Yourself Be Romanced

When I worked as a teacher and in retail, there were times my husband gallantly showered my car with flowers or popped into the shop with a bouquet and sweet letter. Without fail, from the roots of my hair down to my toes, I would turn crimson, my hands would shake...
3 Red Flags You Might Secretly Love

3 Red Flags You Might Secretly Love

Often when we talk about the notorious “red flags” of dating, we focus on the negative traits of a potential partner.  He doesn’t tell you you’re beautiful? Red flag! He follows some scandalous/promiscuous social media accounts? Red flag! He likes to seek attention by...
What if I am Not a Good Spouse?

What if I am Not a Good Spouse?

Something is disorienting about marriage. You take two wildly different human beings, with excruciatingly different upbringings, who possess so many unique nuances and join them together.  Cue bliss and romance and awe, until suddenly you realize you are yoked with...
“Date Yourself”

“Date Yourself”

How to Tell the World You’re Desperate in One Easy Caption Enter warmer weather, and with it all the insecurities that we successfully buried throughout the winter under oversized sweaters and Christmas cheer. Inevitably with the return of sunshine, we see the rise of...