the SAHM Talk Back! series

It’s 2019.  Almost 2020. And we are still arguing about what a woman’s place is. You don’t need to spend too much time on any given social media platform to find it. “A woman must be home with her family if she truly loves them.” “A woman must work in order to be empowered and…

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When Cleanliness Stops Being Godliness

Our value within the home has nothing to do with our ability to accomplish a to-do list. Anyone can be taught to do laundry. Our inestimable value within the home is based on our ability to see where love is needed and then respond.

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Our Roman Roads

Ultimately, social media is a man-made tool, our modern Roman roads. It can be used by the likes of Bishop Barron to reach those who might otherwise never know of Jesus. It can also be used by ISIS to broadcast hideous beheading videos. Its creators can ban users as they see fit, even for highly prejudiced or nefarious reasons. And you and I find out about those bans – you guessed it – on social media.

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Women Need Men Need Women

When I first saw the phrase “toxic masculinity”, I was struck that a phrase so ridiculously oxymoronic would not be universally panned as soon as it made headlines. And then once I remembered the times we live in, I suppose I should only be surprised we did not arrive here sooner. The only thing toxic…

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Love Them Both

Abortion is the battleground where the values of modernity (physical strength, visible accomplishments, wealth) are pitted against the values of God (humility, weakness, self-sacrifice). Jesus stood as the embodiment of this battle on Calvary, and nowhere in our human experience is His death more closely mirrored than in motherhood.

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