Birth · Human Dignity · Motherhood · Prayer · pregnancy

Stretch Marks, Fishermen, and Housewives

I’ve been thinking about the spiritual necessity of perspective lately, and asking God that I may have the right perspective, that is to see things the way God sees them because of course, God is Truth, so to see as God sees is to see things the way they really are. The disciples so often… Continue reading Stretch Marks, Fishermen, and Housewives

Birth · Fatherhood · Motherhood · pregnancy

Why a Woman’s Experiences During Childbirth Matters

There’s a phrase that I’ve heard often when it comes to the topic of childbirth. Due to give birth again in a few weeks myself, I’ve heard it more often lately. I’ve heard it said to mothers of newborns, to pregnant mothers, and in a variety of situations. It’s the phrase “As long as the… Continue reading Why a Woman’s Experiences During Childbirth Matters

Birth

Reflected in His Image: A Catholic Woman’s Meditation During Labor

As I approached my last childbirth in 2013, I reflected more on my Savior than ever before. As I prayed and meditated on the Sorrowful Mysteries, I had a revelation come to me through the rosary. What makes us women? How are we reflected in His Image? Sometimes our true femininity, that is wholesome, nurturing, and loving,… Continue reading Reflected in His Image: A Catholic Woman’s Meditation During Labor

Adoption · Birth · Infertility · Motherhood · Relationships

Prayer Needs and Tangled Tapestries (“Part 6”)

Please join us in the following Prayer Needs of Elizabeth Ministry/RECLAiM Sexual Health: • Lord Jesus, the work of Elizabeth Ministry always needs your help. Please bless and provide the physical healing of our founders, Jeannie and Bruce and their family. Protect them in their many travels and their busy lives. Please provide more volunteers… Continue reading Prayer Needs and Tangled Tapestries (“Part 6”)