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Is there Anything Wrong with Remaining Childless?

November 20, 2013 by  
Filed under Drs. Franks, Marriage Spirituality

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Dear Angela and David, there was an article in TIME Magazine a few months ago about how a “childfree” life is so fulfilling. I’m recently married, and I have to confess that I’m scared about having kids. Is there anything wrong with remaining childless if one doesn’t contracept in order to do it? Angela says: The TIME article is called “The Childfree Life.” Its main point is that kids require lots of sacrifices,... Read More

Should I Grow Closer to Mary as a Wife and Mother? I Feel Distant

October 11, 2013 by  
Filed under Drs. Franks, Marriage Spirituality, Mary, Mary, Total Consecration

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Dear Angela and David, as a wife and mother, I’ve always thought that I should find Mary to be a spiritual example. But instead, I really feel distant from her. She’s sinless, and I’m not. Should I be trying to grow closer to her, and, if so, how? What a beautiful and honest question. We have both grown tremendously in our love for Our Blessed Mother. One of us, Angela, is a cradle Catholic, but one who grew up in the rough... Read More

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