Motherhood isn't a primary vocation
Culture, Marriage, Catholic

Motherhood isn’t a Primary Vocation

Vocation: a call from God to a distinctive state of life, in which the person can reach holiness (Modern Catholic Dictionary, Fr. John Hardon, S.J.). One of the best things that happened during Vatican II was the declaration of the Universal vocation: holiness. ...all the faithful of Christ of whatever rank or status, are called to the… Continue reading Motherhood isn’t a Primary Vocation

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Catholic, Marriage, Music

God and Grease Monkeys

Think about the last time you really felt aware of and in awe of God. I've been thinking about it all day, because I've had How Great Thou Art stuck in my head all day. The first three verses of the hymn relate to God's creation, salvation, and splendor. They highlight the differences between God and man.… Continue reading God and Grease Monkeys

Culture, Marriage

How to be a waffle: the art of compartmentalization

There is this great bit from My Best Friend's Wedding where Julia Roberts and Cameron Diaz are discussing who the guy should be with based on what type of food they are. "No, creme brule could never be jello. You could never be jello!" "But I have to be jello!!" I have zero interest in creme brule. It has long… Continue reading How to be a waffle: the art of compartmentalization