“Gradualness,” truth, and the woman at the well

“Gradualness,” truth, and the woman at the well

I don’t know about you, but I’m not really reading the post-mortems of the Synod on the Family. My fellow Truth & Charity contributor Fr. Scott Hastings wrote a wonderful piece on the synod, but unfortunately much coming out of Rome these days is not so...
They incested, er, insisted there is no slippery slope.

They incested, er, insisted there is no slippery slope.

Supporters of traditional marriage occasionally suggest that, once the green light is/was given for same-sex marriage on the principle that marriage is for two consenting adults who love each other, then there is no reason why other types of relationships should be...
8 Ways to Build Unity in Marriage

8 Ways to Build Unity in Marriage

Summer happens to be anniversary season in our family. We just celebrated my parents’ 34th wedding anniversary last Friday and my husband’s and mine on Saturday, plus other anniversaries take place later this summer. I asked my parents about their thoughts on what...
Terrible Day, Happy Life

Terrible Day, Happy Life

My husband and I were married nine years ago today.  It was a terrible, terrible day, with barely a good memory salvageable from sun up til sun down.  I thought about chucking it all and not showing up, but realized that was not the path to which God was calling me....
Love Is Not an Accident, It’s a Decision

Love Is Not an Accident, It’s a Decision

While watching old episodes of The Office the other night on Netflix (don’t judge, on either count), I was struck by something that Ryan (you know, the weasely little man-boy in hipster glasses) said:  ”I am in love with Kelly Kapoor!  And I don’t...