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Day 86: Lenty Linky

Hey, did you know I love reading blogs? I do. I really do. I forgot to share these few blog posts (and a podcast) I really loved the last couple of days. Sqeeeeeeeeezing them in before Easter!

Mama Needs Coffee: You're Dragging me to Calvary
"Nope, this year I just threw in the haircloth towel at the outset and let the sacrifices present themselves to me as they came, not in spite of my marital and motherly vocation, but right from the very heart of it. And come they did."

Fountains of Home: Holy Week Thoughts on the Everyday Cross
"I'm not talking about giant crosses that are new to my life, I'm talking about small crosses that almost build up without me noticing but have added up to quite a burden I wasn't even aware of. But even these small sufferings, the sufferings we don't choose or even see at times, are meant to be offered along with Christ's sufferings. The problem is if you don't even know they're there and weighing you down, you can't offer them up."

Messy Parenting Podcast: Natural Family Planning in a GMO World
I thought they did a great job of explaining something that sounds preposterous to people whose mothers and doctors have them on the pill at 15. They certainly don't cover all aspects of NFP, but I think this would definitely be a good listen for people who really can't see where the church's stance on contraception comes from and why it matters.


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