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The Husbands’ Survival Guide: Part IX

A Wife’s Proper Role This is the final installment of The Husbands’ Survival Guide. If you ladies have enjoyed watching your husbands squirm in previous installments, the fun is over. Many of you will not like this installment at all, and I’ve no doubt I’ll get a firestorm of emails. Quoting From Ephesians I’m going…

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The Husbands’ Survival Guide: Part VIII

Provoke Them Not The one place in Sacred Scripture where God speaks to us about how Catholic families should be is found in St. Paul’s letter to the Ephesians. I urge you to read what he had to say in the fifth and sixth chapters. Children and Fathers We’ve pretty much exhausted what Paul tells…

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The Husbands’ Survival Guide: Part VII

Getting Serious Last week I began telling men who truly love their wives and kids what we should be done in order to begin on the road to sanctity so we can can lead our families down that same road. So far we’ve talked about the need to commit ourselves to becoming saints, and the…

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The Husbands’ Survival Guide: Part VI

A Man’s Gotta Do… I’ll just bluntly blurt this out to begin our discussion. As a husband and father, I firmly declare that we modern men are lazy and selfish. Period. A Man’s Role A man’s role in the family is to be the spiritual and temporal leader. We are to put our wives and…

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The Husbands’ Survival Guide: Part V

The Ideal Family A father came home from work and was incredibly exhausted, but his young son wanted some of daddy’s attention. So daddy thought he could relax a little if he gave his son something to occupy him for a while. Daddy grabbed the newspaper he wanted to read, found a big ad with…

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