If you'd like a break from politics (can you believe we're already talking about frontrunners for 2016?) you might enjoy Matthew Archbold's NCR piece, I Choose Love. As a fellow Catholic convert and mother of a large family, I smiled at this part:
Believe me, nobody in the world was more upset to read Humanae Vitae in college than me.I guess I should put that in context:
When I finally got my act together enough to attend college I found the woman of my dreams. She astounded me the first time I saw her. Unfortunately, she was a wonderful Catholic girl. But I stuck it out anyway. I chose love.One more excerpt:
Believe me, nobody in the world was more upset to read Humanae Vitae in college than me. I finally found the girl of my dreams and then I had to read that wonderful document which hit me the way only truth can. On reading it, I was presented with a choice. Do I do what just about every part of me is telling me to do or do I choose love. I chose love.
I watched my father comfort my mother as he lay dying by patting her hand. Sometimes that's all we can do, comfort those whom we afflict.His dying father was comforting his mother, not the other way around. Kind of beautiful, right? Read the rest here.
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