On What Is Your House Built On?

“We need God in our life, in our marriage. Because if we deprive ourselves of that loving relationship, of his plan, we’re building our house on sand. And it will collapse.”

Loving your Inner Gollum

I’m currently reading the Lord of the Rings for the third time; 12 years have passed since I last read them and I am picking up more of the rich nuances in the novels than ever before. The whole story is an allegory for the struggle of life, the battle against sin, and Providence at work through it all. There …

Seek Him in the Storm

“We see only our pain, but we need to ask God for the graces in those moments and pray for those who are in those situations – to see that God has not left them out of that storm. That they can call upon our Lord, and He can give us a grace to point us back to our ultimate …

Follow Him to Love Right

“God also knows that we have this ability to fail; to royally mess up. But he’s ok with that. Why? Because He can bring us back, and mercy can make up for that.”

Build God’s Kingdom in Love

I didn’t want drama, I wanted bliss. But when those dramatic moments happen in marriage, what do you do? Do you say “Well, maybe I should just start over and get out while the gettin’s good” or do we need to take a reinvestment in our understanding of what Love is?

Reinvest in God

We can’t get caught in the trap where we think that our difficulty or challenge –  no matter how long we’ve been fighting it, no matter how far we feel like we’re in it – that God can’t come with his graces, and there can’t come a way to help us out.