Archive for September, 2009
It’s so true! An example that my friend Caroline likes to use is this one: “On June 6, 1944 soldiers stormed the beaches of Normandy.” Without a comma after 1944, the sentence loses its correct meaning and can cause confusion. There are other examples, too. By the end of this entry, you will understand the [...]
A couple of weeks ago, someone posted a comment asking me what some of the struggles of marriage are. “Obviously, blending two lives into one cannot be easy at times,” she wrote. “Marriage is an amazing sacrament, and I hope to one day be called to mirror Christ’s love in the world through the sacrament [...]
To those of you who posted comments last week, thank you so much for the birthday wishes! I had a wonderful evening with my husband. I know that Thursday wasn’t really a part of this particular long weekend, but it still felt like a weekend to me, so I’m including it. Daniel and I went [...]
When Daniel and I are making decisions, we find ourselves saying pretty often: “We can’t afford that.” Really, most of the time we know this not to be quite true. What we really should be saying is, “That doesn’t fit in with how we’ve decided we want to be spending our money.” As a couple, [...]
How to assure your apology is “heard” by your spouse; Updated Phoenix diocesan policy accents need for marriage preparation; Couple dances down the aisle to get married; The health effects of losing a spouse; Marriage: Vocation to make God’s love visible in the world; SPECIAL REPORT: The Ins and Outs of Marital Collaboration.