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Category Archives: Respect Life

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 »

When the Quiver is Missing Three Arrows

Behold the inheritance of the Lord are children: the reward, the fruit of the womb. As arrows in the hand of the mighty, so theRead more »

Why Is the Catholic Sex-Life Everyone’s Business?

“I hope you’re not planning on any more children. Tell Bradley to get snipped, he’s got enough kids. And you better be on some goodRead more »

Growing Up Pro-Life

Growing up, I thought my family’s pro-life activist lifestyle was normal. Only as an adult did I realize how abnormal it trulyRead more »

23 Hours on a Bus

23 Hours on a Bus

I was seven when I first heard about abortion. I think we had passed a field of white crosses, and my older brother asked about it. MyRead more »

What My Pro Life Husband Taught Me

When I first met my husband Neil many moons ago on AOL, I knew there was something special about the family he came from. TheyRead more »

10 Ways to Instill Pro-Life Values in Our Children

I haven’t been as involved in the pro-life movement lately. It’s a roller coaster ride for me. I am so passionate about lifeRead more »

Jesus’ Door

I have always been pro-life, and so when we were faced with an unexpected diagnosis with our 5th daughter at her 19 week scan, there was noRead more »

Faith in Suffering; Kristi’s Gift to All of Us

I crawled into the bed with Kristi and we lay together all afternoon talking and laughing. We talked about everything under the sun- ourRead more »

Life is Good

I like Life is Good T-shirts. A little expensive, but so charmingly simple and cheerfully fashionable; I find their designs irresistibleRead more »