Stay in Your Lane

Deacon Stan Upah - Guest Poster

  A couple of years ago I was at a downtown celebration where I ran into a good friend of mine who also works in high school youth ministry and I asked him “how’s it going, how are you doing”? He said, “man, I’m just trying to keep it in my lane”. (Repeat); “I’m just […]

Get Your Spouse to Heaven

Greg & Julie - Marriage Moment

Reflections: Are you a vehicle (e.g. supportive, helpful, understanding) or a roadblock (e.d. impatient, critical, unkind) in your spouse’s journey to heaven? When your spouse shows you a sign toward heaven (e.g. invite you to pray, is kind to you, helps you accomplish a task) do you receive this sign with open arms or do […]

Marriage 411

Essential Elements of a Strong Catholic Marriage

Couples are more in need, now than ever before. With this being the 100th year of Fatima we are reminded of the words that the Blessed Mother revealed to Sr. Lucia, “the final Battle between Jesus and Satan will be against marriage and the family.” Couples are searching, and they as well as their parents […]

I Appreciate You

by Greg Alexander

Julie and I returned from presenting at the Theology of the Body Congress in Ontario, California on Sunday.  Before she could get her bags unpacked she was already preparing to leave again on Monday.  This time, she was joining her parents to visit her 102-year-old grandmother in Iowa.  Not that I needed this time alone […]

Sincerity

Greg & Julie Your Marriage Moment

As a child growing up in my parent’s home, I can remember my father reciting the mantra, “Say what you mean and mean what you say.”  However, it is how we speak to each other that impacts the message that is being communicated.  Sincerity is a form of honesty and allows you to express your […]