Catholic Public Speaker and Inspirational Author: Embracing the virtues to live a happier life!

Enduring Marital Love: The secret?

Marital Love Marital Love – With 35+ years of marriage to the same wonderful man, of this I can speak from experience. Many people ask me, “What’s your secret?”  Let’s face the truth – in this day and age, at least in the United States, we don’t see one-time marriages with longevity much anymore. When we do see them, we see a consistent theme: an enduring love that has weathered the storms of life. So, you ask, what is the secret to maintaining that enduring love?

To answer this question, I must take you back in time before I met my wonderful husband, Nick. In my teens I dated a few “frogs” before I met my “prince.” In that time, I Continue reading

Love Fulfills Our Works

 

God is Love

God is Love

We are all children of the same Father, and as such, that makes us all brothers and sisters of Christ. When we neglect our brothers and sisters, we neglect Christ. On the other hand, when we perform charitable acts with self-giving love for our brothers and sisters in Christ, we give our love to Christ. “Charity enables the Christian to embrace the goodness of God and to love self and neighbor in accord with this goodness and under the impulse of the Holy Spirit.” 1

As brothers and sisters in Christ, we are called to the perfection of charity, meaning that we are all called to holiness. To be holy, we need the gift Continue reading