The Insane Expectations of Married Love

From my column published recently in The Catholic Weekly. One line has really stuck with me from Pope Francis’ wonderful opening speech to the Synod on the Family which closes on this Sunday. It’s the one about the folly of the gratuitious nature of marriage. He said: “Indeed, only in the light of the folly…

10 Shades of Love this Valentine’s Day

This is republished from the blog So Totally in Love by Lorissa with her permission. I hope you enjoy it as much as I did. Several summers ago, during our family vacation, we took our kids to our hotel’s outdoor swimming pool for a few hours. While the kids were splashing in the water, I…