AlDub and The Thrill of the Chaste

Of all the things I could write about here at Patheos, I didn’t think I’d be writing about a Filipino love team. And yet here I am, prompted by this video making the rounds. Here’s a good primer. Since I’m in the US, I comment as an outsider,...

Let’s Talk Submission, Part 2: Some Practical Suggestions

Let’s Talk Submission: Part 1 Let’s Talk Submission Part 3: Last Thoughts We can do a lot towards rebuilding the husband’s role in our marriages: We need to stop being control-freaks (speaking to myself here really) and let men take the lead whenever...

Our Homeschooling Story, Part 1

[Reposting from something I wrote in 2013.] This blog post is being written in response to a request from our dear friends E&C, who are embarking on a new journey to homeschool their children.  I thought it was an opportune time to answer their questions...

If The Shoe Fits (Laudato Si’ )

Laudato Si’ seems to have been buried under all the hubbub from the SCOTUS decision on same sex “marriage”…. so I’m just now catching up with commentaries and reactions to Laudato Si’, after finally finishing the encyclical, which...

100 Ways to Rebuild the Culture of Life

Family Celebrate life: birthdays, name days, anniversaries. Celebrate the living. Spend time with grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins. Get your marriage right. Seek spiritual direction if you need to, as individuals or as a couple. Have kids, have more kids, adopt,...