Faith, Family, and Fatherhood — Family

Natural Family Planning (NFP) from My Perspective

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Natural Family Planning (NFP) from My Perspective

Natural Family Planning (NFP) from My Perspective Meeting-Dating My wife and I kept up a long-distance relationship for a very long time before actually meeting in person.  She is from Louisiana and I'm from Ohio.  We chatted on the phone and online in chat rooms, where we met, back when the hardest part of our conversations was getting kicked offline and having to wait on the dial-up to reconnect. We met in person for the first time at Franciscan University of Steubenville in Ohio for a Defending the Faith Conference.  Her parents traveled with her as did mine.  I think...

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Mother's Day Weekend.

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Mother's Day Weekend -

Happy Mother's Day to all of the mothers, in the many facets of motherhood, who read this blog.  It's been a while since I simply blogged and talked a bit about family.  Our lives have taken on some major changes since I've last posted about the family.  

The biggest change is Nicole going back to work as an RN at a nursing and rehabilitation facility. It's been a big change...

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Becoming a Dishonest Steward

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Becoming a Dishonest Steward

Saturday November 11th, 2017 St. Martin of Tours Veterans Day, USA Luke 16:9-15 Not long ago Nicole and I started working on our Total Money Makeover, a program from Mr. Dave Ramsey. This program helps teach its "disciples" how to get completely out of debt and grow wealth. It is by no means a get-rich-quick program but rather a get-rich-slowly and permanently program. Part of this program is realizing how damaging debt can be. After reading the book we realized that what we owed was really keeping us in bondage and would do so if we didn't act radically. We...

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Get the Most out of Advent this Year!

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Every year I really get into the season of Advent around December 20th.  You too?  Isn't it amazing how after Thanksgiving time speeds up to Mach 3  and then slows down just enough for you to put your head out the window and realize Christmas is in a few days, a day, passing by, yesterday....

Advent is really supposed to be a time of reflection and preparation. It is supposed to be a little like...

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Keep Holy the Sabbath

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Keep Holy the Sabbath

Monday September 11th - 16th Anniversary of the terrorist attack on the US. Luke 6:6-11 My parents and grandparents often relay stories of the "old days." One of those stories is about the Sabbath or what we would call Sunday. In their day, Sunday was truly a time of rest and recreation. Saturday was a day of work but also a day of preparing for Sunday. If food was needed for Sunday dinner it was purchased on Saturday. If gas was needed for a Sunday drive or a trip to the park, it was purchased on Saturday. In those days...

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