Category: Relationships

A Call to Defend Eve

January 9, 2015
Imagine Adam and Eve, in perfect joy walking in the Garden of Eden; the very Paradise created especially for their enjoyment.  Everything they needed was there; everything, including freedom.  The freedom to choose right or wrong; the freedom to disobey their Father.  Any parent understands this bittersweet gift. Along slithers the slimy serpent, who takes […]

Get Married, Young Man, Part 5: How to Meet Good Women

February 6, 2014
This post is part of a series on dating and marriage. Previously, I wrote a list of things you should look for in a wife. Now, you might be thinking, That’s nice, but how on earth do I find a quality woman? That’s a fair question. The problem in answering it is that there are dozens of […]

Get Married Young Man, Part 4: What to Look for in a Wife

January 21, 2014
Who you marry is one of the most important decisions you will ever make. It will change the course of your life, and make it can make it either a little taste of heaven, or a foretaste of hell. Who you marry will shape your future family, impacting your children and even your children’s children. Did I mention […]

Get Married Young Man, Part 3: 5 Ways to Prepare Yourself

January 13, 2014
Marriage is wonderful, but it brings with it a lot of responsibilities and duties. Scripture and the teaching of the Church are quite clear— the husband is the head of the home, and he bears the primary responsibility before God for its happiness and holiness. In imitation of Jesus, the husband is the prophet, priest, […]

Get Married, Young Man, Part 2: What is Marriage?

December 20, 2013
This post is part of a series on dating and marriage. In the previous post, I wrote about the importance of dating intentionally— that is, dating with the clear goal of marriage. But before we go any further, I believe it is important to define what a true, sacramental marriage actually is, especially in light […]

Get Married, Young Man, Part 1: Dating to Marry

December 17, 2013
This post is part of a series on dating and marriage. For years now, I’ve had an interested in World War II. I especially love reading first hand accounts of battle from the heroic and courageous men who fought in this war, such as those contained in books by Marcus Brotherton and Stephen Ambrose. But stories […]

Get Married Young Man

December 14, 2013
This month, my wife and I celebrate our third anniversary. Laura is the best thing that has happened to me, and I count myself incredibly blessed to share my life with a woman who is beautiful, incredibly funny, virtuous and holy, industrious, strong, unfailingly cheerful, and a wonderful mother to our children. Before I met Laura, though, […]

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