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Archive for June 2017

Chris and Summer’s love story

Real couples really do use NFP, and we asked them to tell us their NFP story. We will be sharing them here on the blog — the good parts and the struggles. Each of these couples is writing their own love story, and have chosen to do so by following God’s plan for marriage. Here…

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Who was Margaret Sanger?

 Planned Parenthood. It generates contentious debate, but what about the hidden face behind the organization, the woman who created the movement? Who was Margaret Sanger? A relatively unknown name, Margaret Sanger was the founder of the American Birth Control League which is known today as Planned Parenthood. For those that passionately fight for or against…

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Happy Summer!

There always seems to be an association between summer and freedom. I’m sure it harkens back to those elementary school days when the final school bell rang and you were off without a care in the world, armed with a swimsuit and a later bedtime. My brother and I often marked it in our pre-teen…

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We give so there is another choice

Robert and Sarah Taylor are both pharmacists and live with their children in DeKalb, Ill. Why did you learn NFP? Robert grew up Catholic, and was aware of and very supportive of the Church’s teachings on contraception. I grew up Lutheran, and was not aware of NFP. As we were dating, we talked a lot…

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Millennials and marriage

The sun is shining a littler brighter and warmer as summer is approaching and that means that wedding season has arrived! My social media timelines are full of newlyweds, dress shopping and bridesmaids galore. While I’ve gone to the occasional fun family wedding every few years, I have yet to hit the wedding frenzy that…

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David and Jane’s love story

Real couples really do use NFP, and we asked them to tell us their NFP story. We will be sharing them here on the blog — the good parts and the struggles. Each of these couples is writing their own love story, and have chosen to do so by following God’s plan for marriage. Here…

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Birth control options [stink]

There isn’t a birth control option for women that doesn’t suck, and that’s a problem. This was the headline of a Cosmo article I came across (not linked because of the article’s distasteful language), and I have to say I wholeheartedly agree. The article was a first person account of a young woman who chose a Paraguard…

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