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Children Have a Right To a Mother and a Father? What Does That Even MEAN?!?

 A colleague sent me the following question today."I've heard Pope Francis and others say that children have a right to a mom and dad, but I don't know what that means in the concrete. I wouldn't say, for example, that single parents have a responsibility to search for a spouse, or … [Read More...]

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When “I’m Sorry” Isn’t Enough. 3 Keys to Healing Your Hurting Heart

We've all had times when it was hard to forgive someone for having hurt us or when our attempts to gain someone else's forgiveness have fallen flat.Heart HealthSometimes,  "I'm sorry" isn't enough because owe have an unforgiving heart. We want to hold on to the pain because it makes us feel … [Read More...]

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Fix Your Fussy Eater in 3 Easy Steps

Lisa and I get a lot of calls from listeners to More2Life Radio who are being driven crazy by their little fussy eaters.  It's an emotional issue for parents.  The good news is that when parents can r … [Read More...]

What Did YOUR Pastor Say About Gay Marriage in Church Today?

I'm interested in the experience of Catholic across the country.  Did you pastor address the SCOTUS decision in favor of gay marriage? If so, what did he say?   If not, how do you feel about your p … [Read More...]


Gay Marriage: Getting the Conversation Right is More Important than Ever

Today, SCOTUS ruled 5-4 in favor of Gay marriage.  It is a devastating blow, not only to the Marriage Reality Movement but to the Christian understanding of reality itself.  For the secular culture, p … [Read More...]


Catholic Families in Crisis: New Study Finds Catholic Homes Are Spiritually Bankrupt.

The Church teaches that family life is the basic unit of society and that as the family goes, so goes the Church.  If that's true, then we should all buckle our seatbelts, because we're in for a bumpy … [Read More...]


Pope Francis on Marriage, “Marital Wounds Hurt Children.”

Pope Francis made some powerful observations about the importance of working to create strong marriages."Dear Brothers and Sisters: We know well that every family on occasion suffers moments when … [Read More...]

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Good Without God? (Part 1 in My Patheos Head-to-Head Debate with John Mark Reynolds of Eidos Blog.)

This article is Part 1 in my Patheos Head to Head Debate with John Mark Reynolds of Eidos blog. The question: is a deity necessary for morality?"Is a deity necessary for morality?"  At the risk of … [Read More...]


5 Secrets of Lifelong, Joyful Marriage–Revealed!

My book, The Exceptional Seven Percent: Nine Secrets of the World's Happiest Couples looks at the habits uncommonly happy couples practice to keep their marriages going strong and growing stronger day … [Read More...]

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Appalling New Sleep Training Technique Say’s “Don’t Feed Your Baby.”

Two pediatrician brothers claim they have developed a "new" method of getting babies to sleep.  And, incidentally, I put "new" in quotes because their method is scary-similar to the method recommended … [Read More...]