Tag: Marriage

Memories in a Changing World

My wife and I decided to move to a new home in Georgia last year. At our ages it was probably not a smart life change but sometimes you just have to push the envelope near the edge of the table. After nine arduous months of waiting for the home...

St Helen: An Inspiring Woman for Our Times

On Thursday 18 August 2022, we celebrated the feast of St Helen. In Malta, in Birkirkara, we celebrated with great jubilation her feast on Sunday 21 August 2022. Who was Helen? History tells us that she was the mother of Constantine the Great, a...

The Marriage Wars

Cultural Marxist, the author of Eros and Civilization, Herbert Marcuse coined the phrase during the Vietnam War: Make love not war. I used to quip, get married and do both. Like most of my clever lines, somewhere may be found a residual truth. I...

Blessings, Woes, and Marriage

Any good comedian will tell you that one of the more humorous subjects is marriage; most people will be amused, and at least half the audience will nod in sympathy or agreement. People like to laugh about the differing perspectives and experiences...

Building a Life

An experiment was once held in which four small groups of people were asked to build the tallest possible structure of pieces of uncooked spaghetti, using only cellophane tape to hold everything together—and most of the groups were certain they’d...

Remaining True to Our Vocation

A married couple, Ardith and Jerry, had many problems in their marriage, but were trying to work things out after being separated for over a year. During the separation Ardith had met a man named Bob, who lived in a city four hours away, and she...

The Most Beautiful Teaching Torn Asunder

The Lord is beautiful in all His ways. Everything that he does is perfect beyond the imagination of anyone. As He tells us: “For My thoughts are not your thoughts, nor are your ways My ways . . . for as the heavens are higher than the earth, so are...