Fix It

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Great image I found via Pinterest (where else?). You might also like: Marriage Sustains Love My apologies for the serious lack of posting this week. Been a little busy with other things. I hope you haven’t abandoned me, yet! 🙂

Our Lover is Coming!

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In response to a post I wrote at Ignitum Today last month about contemplating death, a reader commented: [W]hy not look at death as a meeting with the One we have been waiting for all our lives, similar to a soldier who is on the battlefield and thinks of his beloved waiting back home for him. When the war (of … Read More

Advice for Fathers

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I think this is a great gift for sons as well to teach them the proper way to treat women.

Make Marriage a Priority

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Brent Stubbs has a great post over at Virtuous Planet calling on men to make marriage a priority: Men have become immune to the relationship of marriage. What do I mean? I mean that men think that marriage magically happens. That one day Mrs. Right will come along their path and they will magically know that she is the magical … Read More

Marriage Advice from St. John Chrysostom

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Today is the feast of St. John Chrysostom. I quite like this advice he gives to the men-folk: young husbands should say to their wives: “I have taken you in my arms, and I love you, and I prefer you to my life itself. For the present life is nothing, and my most ardent dream is to spend it with … Read More

Fr. Barron on Marriage and Relationships

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Here’s another excellent video from Fr. Robert Barron on how a relationship will only endure when two people fall in love, not so much with each other, but together with a “transcendent third.” Relating that to Christian marriage he says To get married in the Church, that is to say, before God, what you’re saying is, “we’ve discerned that together … Read More

TOB Tues: The Icon Of Marital Love

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On this feast of Sts. Joachim and Anne, parents of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Christopher West shares his thoughts upon discovering the Eastern church’s popular icon of the saints embracing with a marriage bed in the background (pictured right). They call it “The Immaculate Conception”: To be honest, I had never given any thought to the reality of Joachim and … Read More

What Have I Been Tellin’ Ya?

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Disabled people live very “normal”, happy, active lives – lives that include the joys of love, marriage, sex and babies…or they can when someone is willing to see the real person and not just the disability And we make very pretty brides, too! Check this gorgeous chick out: RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A year after she was paralyzed in poolside … Read More

The Sanctity of Married Life

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Since I didn’t do a TOB Tuesday post yesterday: The sanctity of married life is not something that takes place alongside of marriage, but by and through marriage. The vocation to marriage is a vocation to happiness, which comes through holiness and sanctity. Unity of two in one flesh is not something that God tolerates, but something that He wills. … Read More

Diaz: “Sex is My Favorite Sport”

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Spoken like a true lady: “Sex is my favorite sport,” Diaz gushed while promoting her new movie, “Bad Teacher.” “Sex is the sexiest word in the English language,” she says in the June issue of Maxim Magazine. “Just the word is sexy to me. There’s something to it, don’t you think?” Diaz, 38, who is cast as a foul-mouthed school … Read More