First Things likes The Sinner’s Guide to NFP!

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Reviewer Christine Emba says in First Things: What especially recommends The Sinner’s Guide to a broader ­audience is Fisher’s ability to use NFP as a starting point to engage with the larger and more universal questions facing anyone attempting to live out a Christian life day to day. What is prudence? How does one persevere in adversity? What does charity actually look like in relationships, and in daily life? As Fisher asks, “Does God just hate women, or what?” The question “Is it the right t … [Read more...]

It’s our 17th anniversary SALE-abration!

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I can't even believe I just said that.Anyway, tomorrow is my and Damien's 17th wedding anniversary, which we will be celebrating with great joy, eventually. Heck, we've kept it together for seventeen years, more or less, so I guess we can hold out for one more week.Seemed like as good a time as any to put my dear beloved ebook back on sale. I wish I could put the paperback or audiobook on sale, but the ebook is the only one I control. The price is now as low as Amazon will let me set it: … [Read more...]

I don’t always do obnoxious fist pumps

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. . . but when I do, it's because I got a good book review from a priest. Madonna House's Fr. Denis Lemieux, whose blog, Ten Thousand Places, you should be reading, had this to say about The Sinner's Guide to  Natural Family Planning: The meaning of chastity in marriage and the painful journey towards it is well treated, as is the delicate subject of discernment around the choice to have another child. The judmentalism that can sometimes pervade NFP circles is squarely and forthrightly c … [Read more...]

Life is too short for bad sex with a good husband.

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This is the greatest letter I’ve gotten in a million years. It’s from MightyMighty at Letters To Us. I’ve bolded the best lines. She mentions Greg Popcak’s excellent book Holy Sex, which I’ve been meaning to review for a long time; and also references the Real Catholic Love and Sex blog, which is full of good and honest discussions. Here’s the letter:I don't want to be a freaky fan girl, but would like to take a sec to tell you how awesome your book is. I read it during a loooooong period o … [Read more...]

The Church asks us to become expert lovers

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at least according to Simcha Fisher, whoever that is, who has a new Tumblr account and is only a little bit afraid to use it.I'll be adding more shareable quotes from my book in the coming weeks.  I don't really know how to use Tumblr.  Do I put everything on my Tumblr page and share it on Facebook and Twitter and such? Do I blog it and link back to Tumblr? All of the above?Anyway, I can't quite bring myself to recommend buying The Sinner's Guide to Natural Family Planning for someone for … [Read more...]

My interview on Omaha’s Spirit Radio

I had the nicest conversation about my book with Kris McGregor of "Discerning Hearts Presents" yesterday morning. It will be broadcast later this week, and also Saturday morning at 11 am Central. It just went into the online archive, and you can listen here. … [Read more...]

I will be on Busted Halo’s Sirius XM radio show Friday at 3 Eastern

The Busted Halo Show on the Catholic Channel (channel 129) with Fr. Dave Dwyer. Hope you can catch it!  … [Read more...]


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