Husbands see what wives reveal

Aug 26, 2013 by

This quotation by W. Nigg was said of St. Elizabeth of Hungary, the lady who moves me to constantly return to the idea of simply loving. Loving God, loving Andrew, loving the boys, loving loving loving. Use love as a measuring stick against what you’re thinking and doing and suddenly...

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WoW Wednesday: The Basic Revelation of My Role In ...

Jul 10, 2013 by

I finally figured it out. My job, my role in marriage – what I’m supposed to do and be “til death do us part.” First, I’ll preface: I understand that God chose Andrew and me as vocations for each other to glorify Him together in the Sacrament of Marriage for the rest...

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The Humble Queen with the Glorious Crown

Jul 16, 2012 by

______________________________ A goddess wants to be adored; but a humble wife reigns in her home, always pouring herself out adoring God through serving her husband and...

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This & That

Jan 25, 2011 by

I couldn’t think of any one topic I wanted to digest, so here are a bunch of little thoughts:  Daily Ritual I have attained the discipline to become a daily-Masser. Andrew has been just wonderful in helping me achieve the motivation to counter any personal hesitation. On the days when I...

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Second ½ of the Humble Pie Challenge

Oct 18, 2010 by

All right – here goes the 2nd half of Mother Teresa’s Humility List as applied to married laity (For the first half, see my last post). Again, my thoughts aren’t by any means exhaustive and do not necessarily cover all situations, but I think generally there’s a good...

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Humble Pie CHALLENGE Part 1

Oct 11, 2010 by

I hope I get to Heaven. I especially hope that my marriage ultimately furthers my endeavors by way of Andrew drawing me closer to Christ and holiness (so far, so good!). I married Andrew because of who he is and I wanted to contribute to his happiness. I didn’t marry him solely because of what...

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Mother Teresa’s Humble Pie

Sep 23, 2010 by

I’m sentimental. My appreciation for nostalgia is a balanced one now, but when I was a kid I kept everything because of the “meaning” behind it. Homework assignments, feathers from the backyard, stuffed animals I didn’t even like; my room was a mess of clutter and I...

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WANTED: Friends

Aug 20, 2010 by

Making friends was such a piece of cake in college. If you were down the hall from someone, you could be best friends after a week of leaving for class at the same time. Everyone was unmarried and babyless; and thus free to stay out after midnight. “It’s 1 AM – who wants a...

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The Essentials

Jun 12, 2009 by

When I was a freshman at Benedictine, my friend Allison and I were discussing what it takes to be “Mrs. Right.” I’m not sure what her source was, but she gave me a list of qualifications that seem to fit the bill.  According to this list, “Mrs. Right” must possess the...

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