What does it mean to be a good parent? There are probably thousands of answers to this question when you really consider it. But did you ever stop to think about how wonderful and wondrous God the Father is?
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How many people do we personally know that inspire us to pursue holiness? Saintly inspiration is more than merely attending church functions or choosing the “Catholic” label on social media. It requires a passionate surrendering of our entire self to Jesus Christ.
From the time I was pregnant with our first child, I decided that I would offer my suffering during labor for the soul of that baby and for the soul of my husband.
My eyes sting from lack of sleep, my arms are heavy, my nose congested from a recent bout of the common cold … it’s 3:00 am and I hear our youngest begin to cry again.
The American cultural lens of late has warped the way in which children are viewed to the point that they are seen not as gifts but as burdens. However, they’re much more. The “crowning glory” of marriage (CCC 1652), children are a permanent testament to the love of their father and mother, whose lives echo this love throughout eternity.