Natural Family Planning (NFP), What is it?

Usccb says “Natural Family Planning (NFP) is the general title for the scientific, natural, and moral methods of family planning that can help married couples either achieve or postpone pregnancies. NFP methods are based on the observation of the naturally occurring signs and symptoms of the fertile and infertile phases of a woman’s menstrual cycle….

Finding The Balance

How do you explain to people that you’re a big picture person, but also care a halluva lots about the tiny microscopic details? Asking cause it’s exhausting… so, whose actually figured out how to “balance” it all out? Anyway, in the last almost 3 years I’ve learned a lot about my desire to control my…

Marriage Truth

As a society, we’re very desperate to believe that love works and that marriage work. That’s why we uphold couples that appear to have such a “healthy” marriage. Nevermind that we don’t get to see the difficult times and the ugly truths. We prefer to measure their relationship by the length of time because we’ve…

Babies R US: Why Bring Children Into an Uncertain and Broken World?

Babies R US: Why Bring Children Into an Uncertain and Broken World? Listen to the Podcast Here! Happy good morning/afternoon/evening, I hope and pray you’re in good health.  In today’s episode, I thought it fitting to talk about babies! I realized that there are so many parents and expecting parents at this time. So, for…

“Christ Shield Me Today”

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! In honor of St. Patrick and the times we are in right now, I’m sharing this prayer by St. Patrick. I pray that it might strengthen and encourage you in this difficult times. I bind unto myself todayThe strong Name of the Trinity,By invocation of the same,The Three in One and One…

Marriage is A LOT!

Marriage is A LOT.That’s not a bad thing though. The things in our lives that are a lot are usually the things that last the longest and are worth every moment. As Christians, we know when it comes to marriage it’s more than the wedding, the big gown, the number of bridesmaids, and the number…

The Symphony of Pain

As I try to wrap my mind around my uncle’s second stroke these lyrics are literally helping me keep it all together. It just might be the hardest thing I’ve ever done … To hold it together when it feels like it’s all falling from under me.  Believe me, I have done it before, but…

Marriage Fixes Everything

You’re probably laughing to yourself, and thinking, ‘um, no it doesn’t’! Well, you might be right about that, but you might also be kind of wrong about that. Marriage, on it’s own doesn’t fix anything. You can treat your marriage as a contract between two people or you can treat it as a covenant and…

Conceived out of Wedlock

Unpopular opinion, but children deserve stability. They deserve a home. Coming from someone who had neither I can tell you it makes a world of a difference. That’s why I truly believe in having children in the bound of marriage, and not outside of marriage. There’s a reason why God calls couples who have taken…

Not in This House…

This structure annoys me a lot more than it should. This would work great in an ideal world, but in today’s world, it leaves most households miserable because ego is a thing, and people aren’t perfect. We live in a broken world so let’s not pretend this structure works for all of us. What God…