family

The 'End' of Our Lives: Loving and Caring for Others

The 'End' of Our Lives: Loving and Caring for Others

Families and communities are real work and, through them, God works on us, in us, and through us. What if the ordinary tasks of life together are the front lines of the kingdom of God? What if it’s in the context of our daily relationships, including those that seem mundane, that we are most fully serving God? Many in the Church are ready to die for the Faith, but far less are willing to live for it.

'Social Infertility' and the Denial of Reality

'Social Infertility' and the Denial of Reality

What comes under the guise of social fertility is just as nonsensical but far worse, for two reasons. First, for most of us, not being as fast as Usain Bolt is not directly related to any life choices we have made. That kind of dream is not even a remote possibility for me. By contrast, the overwhelming majority of those who claim “social infertility” have intentionally chosen naturally infertile relationships. Second, most artificial reproductive technologies today are justified solely by adult desires, while children’s rights are forgotten in our ethical reasoning.

It Is Our Responsibility to Teach Our Children Wisdom

It Is Our Responsibility to Teach Our Children Wisdom

There is no room for passive parents or guardians in this generation — parents and guardians who don’t want to confront the issues, who aren’t involved, who don’t discipline or who want to be their child’s best friend rather than their protector. We must commit to being parents and guardians who make a difference by imparting wisdom into the lives of our children.