Tag Archives: love

The Fall: short story

Sorry for starting out with something this intense. The Fall Outside, the last of the leaves were barely holding out against the bitter cold that all their show of flame couldn’t warm. Below, their fallen brothers lay, slowly giving up … Continue reading

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5 things we are getting right in our marriage.

Rosie and I have been married for a little over five years now. I guess that means we’re not freshmen anymore, we’re grad students in the school of married life. I still feel self-conscious giving marriage advice, but I realize … Continue reading

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A Resounding School Bell: What do good teachers look like?

With the last days of vacation speeding by and the first day of school rapidly approaching, I’ve been thinking a lot about education. What kind of teacher do I want to be? What do I need to do to become … Continue reading

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Splat! That wasn’t what I expected at all

When we approach any life-changing event, we always try to prepare for “what to expect.” We read books. We ask experts. We go to seminars and workshops. We watch sitcoms about parenting. We listen to songs about loss. We read … Continue reading

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Better Than Sex?

Better Than Sex? On pain and longing and true love Frank Sheed once said of critics of Humanae Vitae that they viewed the sex act as “love’s highest expression. The ruling purpose in their own intercourse seemed to be the … Continue reading

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