While marriage is surely a very real and concrete thing here and now in this world, it also has profound and eternal consequences. What are the duties of the married if they are to properly display for their spouse, their offspring and for the world, the love of God for us?
Homeschooling is so valuable because your children see love and self-sacrifice in action.
How did God grow in wisdom and grace? Joseph and Mary practiced obedience. Jesus practiced obedience. We must all do our duty of state in obedience to God. Thinking of others first; practice a particular virtue and examine our conscience. Create a home where prayer and penance is a habit.
This talk, given at a Homeschooling conference, looks at the connection between music and culture – what music is specifically connected with our culture, the principles of that culture and where they come from, and finally, what ought to be our response to this culture and some of the tools that we can use to ensure our success.
The idea of honoring mothers comes naturally enough because the very concept of motherhood is so honorable and because mothers are themselves so lovable.
When Joseph or Mary told the child Jesus something, He listened to them. They stood in the place of God. Parents can make Saints by imitating Mary and Joseph and creating a virtuous household. They must keep out immodest clothes and all forms of materialism and luxury, employing prayer and penance. They must ban bad books, bad television, and bad magazines. Habitual prayer, especially as a family, is the most important thing for creating a virtuous Christian home.