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Category Archives: Respect Life

If Abortion Were Illegal

With the inauguration of President Trump, the subsequent Women’s March, and the annual March for Life, abortion has been a hot topic onRead more »

Raising Pro-Life Leaders: #whywemarch

It’s 6:00 am and the alarm rings on a cold, dark January morning. Before my feet hit the ground, I fully experience the decadent warmth ofRead more »

Bring Them a Meal!

In July, we moved to a new city and joined an amazing parish. Less than three weeks ago, I had our fifth child. While I was still in theRead more »

Old and Pregnant

I have known so many women who have experienced pregnancy loss and miscarriage. I never in a million years thought I would be one of them.Read more »

What to Say When a Friend Miscarries

The loss of a child during pregnancy can be one of the most devastating events in a person’s life. Not only do you lose your child but youRead more »

To Say Their Names

Our names are important. Even if we share the same name as someone else, our names are still uniquely our own. If someone said, “Tell meRead more »

The Cross of Infertility

“So, when are you going to have kids?” It’s one of the most awkward questions I encounter and one of the most stressful, frustrating, andRead more »

YOU: Life, Love, and the Theology of the Body

For many years, centuries perhaps, the Catholic Church has gotten a bad rap regarding her teachings on sex. Considered prudish byRead more »

Understanding the Gift of Human Sexuality: An Interview with Jason Evert

Today I have the pleasure of sharing with you my interview with Jason Evert who will be a speaker at the Theology of the Body CongressRead more »

NFP Awareness Week: Growing in Love, Mercy, and Life

The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops has designated this week as National Natural Family Planning Week in honor of theRead more »

The Heart of the Matter

Friends, unless you’re living in a cave, you have heard, and more than likely seen on the news, about the upheaval in our country theseRead more »

A Story of Love, Sex, and Sacrifice

In the past, those who promoted natural family planning (NFP) almost exclusively focused on the benefits it would bring to your marriage.Read more »

Being Vulnerable for the Sake of Her Soul

A week ago, I shared with my 14-year-old daughter that I live with same-sex attraction (SSA). Why? Because despite receiving thoroughRead more »

Being Formed

Being formed–it shapes us into who we become. God shapes us, and it is our choice though to cooperate with His will, being obedient,Read more »

REVIEW: Loving Baby Louie – Hope in the Midst of Grief

Alison sent me a message on Facebook one morning, asking if I would be interested in doing a review of a children’s book her mom andRead more »