The Sinner’s Guide to Natural Family Planning

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I’ve been following Simcha Fisher on and off for a few years. Without fail, she always gets me laughing, whether she’s writing newsy stuff or cracking me up on her personal blog. In the midst of my laughing, though, Fisher also gets me thinking, usually in a way that’s long and hard and ongoing. She inspires [Read More...]

Just Married: The Catholic Guide for Surviving and Thriving in the First Five Years of Marriage

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When the new Popcak book came my way, I was hesitant. I suppose I thought I’d seen enough in real life that I didn’t need a stinkin’ marriage help book. I don’t need to hear about flower power and snappy sappy stuff. No thanks. Marriage is work. Don’t try to give me roses and tell me [Read More...]

Like a Marriage Retreat in a Book: Reviewing For Better, For Worse, For God

… becoming one flesh means more than a physical union. Genesis says that God created man and woman to become one body. The Hebrew word for body or “flesh,” refers to the physical body for sure, but it encompasses much more. Body includes the whole person: body, mind, and spirit. We’re called to be united [Read More...]