A Candid Take on NFP, Man to Man

So you’re thinking about natural family planning? You’re probably asking if it’s really good for your marriage and why the Church cares about your method of family planning. You might be wondering what life is really like for couples who use NFP. I know. I’ve been there. Here are some things I wish I had…

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A Life Skill to Strengthen Marriage

Nathan and Elizabeth Hoxie have learned that natural family planning can be a lifestyle. It’s not just a way to work with God in planning their family. The skills learned in the day-to-day practice of NFP allows them to live their vocation as a married couple. They are a family striving to achieve their ultimate…

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Opening the Door to God’s Plan

Briana and Andy, both active duty military at the time, were selected by their parish priest to be part of the planning committee for World Marriage Day. It was then they were introduced to Saint Pope John Paul II’s Theology of the Body and natural family planning. Briana’s ears perked up when she heard what…

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The Trumpets Are Sounding

I hope you enjoyed a beautiful Easter season!  We just finished up our first Revelation90 program on May 13th, the feast of our Lady of Fatima.  What a joy it has been for all of us to use prayer, nutrition and exercise to improve our cycles and reveal the gift of our femininity once more.…

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The Cascading Blessings of NFP In Marriage

Corbin and Emma share how NFP impacts the way they live as a family every day. It’s a life skill – something more than the thermometer, charts and app. It’s a lifestyle that has filled their lives with a cascade of blessings that they would never have imagined. Something More Emma and Corbin met in college…

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The Cycles of Life Connect Us to Our Creator

Years ago, I came upon a small, yet I believe significant, revelation.  I had grown up in the country my entire life, the daughter of parents who had both grown up on Indiana farms.  Living a life close to nature came, well, naturally to me and my siblings.  In the summer we tended our garden,…

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NFP: For All Seasons of Life 

Does practicing NFP have benefits for those outside the childbearing years?  Based on personal experience and studies in literature, I would argue it does.  NFP is a life skill that has benefits well beyond those focused on assisting the decision to postpone or conceive. For couples using NFP, I have documented the benefits of improved…

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NFP is Pro-Woman

It’s National Women’s Health Awareness Week from May 12th-18th, 2024 and we expect to see media messages about how women have been empowered through contraception. But is contraception really best for female health? Is shutting down a perfectly healthy reproductive system truly empowering our daughters, wives and mothers? What If? What if there was a…

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NFP: Not Just Good, Good for You

Who doesn’t want more ways to live a healthier, more joyful life? Couples who practice Natural Family Planning have even more reasons to celebrate their desire to live lives that are faithful to the Church because NFP isn’t just good, it’s good for you. Of course, most NFP couples know that natural family planning offers…

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Laying the Groundwork for Lasting Marriage

CCL interviewed newlywed couples to discover common practices. When lived during engagement and early marriage, they will lay the groundwork for lasting, fruitful, and joyful marriages. Taylor and James had the quintessential high school romance and have been “inseparable” since meeting as competitors in water polo. They credit learning strong communication skills, having regular prayer…

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