Posts Tagged ‘love’
How do I love you? Dennis and Mary Jo count even the quirkiest ways! Read about how they find even each other’s quirks endearing – at least after a while.
Engaged couple Katie and Tommy share how their differences lead them to a closer union!
An exposé of the full spectrum of forgiveness, this book uncovers the power of healing even life’s most painful offenses.
On January 22, 2016, Pope Francis spoke about the Church’s teaching on marriage not as “an ideal for the few” but as “a reality that, in the grace of Christ, can be experienced by all the baptized.”
Quote for reflection: “One cannot live without seeking forgiveness, or at least, one cannot live at peace, especially in the family. We wrong one another every day. We must take into account these mistakes, due to our frailty and our selfishness. However, what we are asked to do is to promptly heal the wounds that […]
Quotes for reflection: “Blessed are the merciful, for they will be shown mercy.” (Matt 5:7) The Paschal Mystery – Jesus’ death and Resurrection – “bears within itself the most complete revelation of mercy, that is, of that love which is more powerful than death, more powerful than sin and every evil, the love which lifts […]
Quote for reflection: “Brothers and sisters, God’s face is the face of a merciful father who is always patient. Have you thought about God’s patience, the patience He has with each one of us? That is His mercy. He always has patience, patience with us, He understands us, He waits for us, He does not […]
Quote for reflection: “In short, we are called to show mercy because mercy has first been shown to us. Pardoning offenses becomes the clearest expression of merciful love, and for us Christians it is an imperative from which we cannot excuse ourselves.” – Pope Francis, Misericordiae Vultus, no. 9 Breaking open the theme: Perhaps one […]
Quote for reflection: “Merciful love also means the cordial tenderness and sensitivity so eloquently spoken of in the parable of the prodigal son, and also in the parables of the lost sheep and the lost coin. Consequently, merciful love is supremely indispensable between those who are closest to one another: between husbands and wives, between […]
Quotes for reflection: “Merciful and gracious is the Lord, slow to anger, abounding in kindness.” (Psalm 103:8) “Jesus, who knows us well, teaches us a secret: don’t let a day end without asking forgiveness, without peace returning to our home, to our family. It is normal for husband and wife to quarrel…perhaps you were mad, […]
New bloggers Kathleen and Troy write about the importance of date nights for married couples and how they keep the “Tabor vision” of your spouse alive.
Married love grows and changes, from the first joy of engagement to the happiness of a long marriage well-lived. Dennis writes about different “stages” of love in his own family.
Well-known author Jane Austen’s novels provide a wealth of advice for single young women on how to find a marriageable man and, more importantly, how to be a virtuous woman ready for marriage.
“Fidelity to promises is truly a masterpiece of humanity!” Pope Francis shares how fidelity is essential to love.
Pope Francis’ reflections on his journey to Cuba and the United States.
In his latest reflection on the family, the pope talked about the crucial role the family has in sharing the faith, both with its own members and others who are in need of the Gospel message.
In his second article on the Theology of the Body, Fr. Chris Singer examines the Genesis creation story in light of the human body, which is “made for genuine love.”
Emily Macke reviews the winning articles from the New York Times college essay contest on modern love and finds hope in the students’ yearning for something more.
In an address at the commencement of the Ecclesial Congress of Rome, Pope Francis spoke about marriage and parenthood as vocation, communion, and mission.
Speaking to a group of consecrated men and women, Pope Francis highlighted the relationship between the consecrated life and marriage, and the importance of women’s “feminine genius” in the Church.
Ways of giving and receiving affection in a marriage can become routine over time. But after 20 years together, Josh committed himself to finding a new and creative way of showing Stacey his love for her.
Josh speaks of the challenges he now faces in parenting a teenager while emphasizing how important a parent’s role is during these years of a child’s life.
A reflection on the fourth chapter of the World Meeting of Families Catechesis explains how in every relationship, love is comprised of many daily choices. We are all called to a “culture of encounter,” where we choose to put the good of the other first.
In reflecting on the second chapter of the World Meeting of Families Catechesis, we see that being made in the image of God truly impacts the nature of married love. Spouses are called to share in the life of God Himself.
This is a reflection on the second chapter of the World Meeting of Families Catechesis, “The Mission of Love.” Human love is meant to be a reflection of God’s love for his people. Both the emotional and stable aspects of love can reveal God’s love to us.