Featured Post: Mourning the Loss of My Priesthood

Jan 31, 2013 by

Andrew posted this yesterday to Truth & Charity. Though I knew his vocation story beforehand (since I am blessed to actually be his vocation), it was moving to read his thoughts on not only saying Yes to me, marriage, and children, but also No to Holy Orders and the administration of the...

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Sit down and serve your spouse

Jul 30, 2012 by

In our house, I’m the yard person. I cut the grass, trim the hedges, spruce and primp, and I’m unstoppable with a leaf blower. My childhood Saturdays were spent on the lawn in some way and in spite of how arduous it seemed then, tending the outside is my favorite household chore now....

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Air in the Tires and Fuel in the Tank: How to Keep...

Jun 11, 2012 by

“Only a life lived with meaning is worthy of rest.” – The Chosen Being a father is a 24/7, for-the-rest-of-your-life duty and honor. It can be fairly easy to come by, whether a man is the father in a family, the pastor of a parish, or a father figure to another; but, the weight of this role...

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The Thorn in My Side & the Plank in My Eye

Jun 4, 2012 by

I’m aware that I have controlling tendencies. I like things the way I like them – my house neat and uncluttered, my food condiments on the side, my boys napping on schedule. A place for everything and everything in its place. I’d love to think that I’m a flexible person,...

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