By Love Refined, Made Purer in the Crucible of Relationship

Photo Credit: Isaiah Eyre Photography My respect for any type of relationship has grown through the years especially intimate relationships that endeavor to uphold good and godly virtues amid the maelstrom of brokenness and confusion about God's design and purpose for male and female relationships. The word dating can harbor more feelings of anxiety, trepidation, … Continue reading By Love Refined, Made Purer in the Crucible of Relationship

Catholic Match Blog Post

Please, read my recently published article on Catholic Match Institute's Blog, by clicking on the link below. Bargain Less & Embrace More: How to Navigate Love with Chronic Illness This article shares my personal experience with navigating the highs and lows of life, love, dating, and relationships with chronic illness. Learn how I've changed my … Continue reading Catholic Match Blog Post

Catholic Match Blog Post

Please. check out my latest blog post published on Catholic Match Institute's Blog. I'm hoping this article helps provide a Catholic perspective on relationships, marriage, and high risk pregnancy. Please, enter into a very personal and important topic that has touched my life and many other women. May God bless and keep you all! Real … Continue reading Catholic Match Blog Post

Embracing Chastity with Body & Soul

Everyone is called to chastity. Not everyone is called to abstinence, but all people are called to embrace chastity. What is chastity? An orientation towards God, His divine plan, and the good of the other by practicing a chaste love in the actions of our body and a purity of the heart, mind, and soul. … Continue reading Embracing Chastity with Body & Soul

“All beautiful you are, my darling; there is no flaw in you”

Song of Songs 4:7.  . . . Wrapped in the warmth of his personhood, I nestled safely tucked within his side. No tinges of pain nor worries of tomorrow crept into our sanctuary. Contentment filled the void of worry. After years of familiarity, silence echoed instead of words. Calmness ensued. The art of being came … Continue reading “All beautiful you are, my darling; there is no flaw in you”

“And, I pray thee now, tell me, for which of my bad parts did thou first fall in love with me?”

This exerpt comes from Much Ado About Nothing, Act VI, Scene II which means more than a witty Shakespearean comedy but a former dramatic production I participated in as a high school sophomore. The dialogue is an exerpt from the humorous and witty banter between eventual lovers Senor Benedict and Lady Beatrice. Unlikely yet likely … Continue reading “And, I pray thee now, tell me, for which of my bad parts did thou first fall in love with me?”

Catholic Romance Stories . . . Christmas

Our First Christmas Gift Exchange: Twas the Night of New Years and all through the house three creatures were stirring including the cat. The tree gleamed bright and cast whimsical colors and shapes on the walls and the windows. With my family snug in their beds an earshot away, only he and I remained in … Continue reading Catholic Romance Stories . . . Christmas