In his Theology of the Body, St. John Paul II argued that the opposite of love isn’t hate. The opposite of love is “use” — that is, when you use somebody. When you love somebody, you treat them like a person. You build them up. You make them feel special. In some way — big or small — you help them grow into a stronger, better, happier, healthier or holier version of themselves. That’s what love does. Find more about helping kids understand the dignity of others.
I don’t have any statistical data to back this up, but if there are any intrepid researchers willing to take the ball and run with it, be my guest. Here […]
Because she pulls no punches, my beautiful, devout wife, Erin, will freely admit that for a long time, I was terrible at marriage. Let’s quickly look at the famous verse […]
One of the nicest things about an Advent wreath is there isn’t a single right way to do it. Maybe you find it easier to light the candles at breakfast […]
Questions to talk about at home during meals or at bedtime, or in the car. How do we show love to one another in our family? When do we say, […]