My story was featured on CatholicMom.com this week during their special focus on the Theology of the Body #TOBTalk. Here’s an excerpt:
It wasn’t until years later when my husband and I attended our Engagement Encounter weekend with the Catholic Church, that I was taught about the option of Natural Family Planning (NFP). We were walked through the Theology of the Body and listened to a couple enthusiastically share their personal experiences using NFP. I remember being amazed that throughout decades up to our present day, the Church’s methods of postponing and spacing births – when practiced as recommended – were equally as effective as the birth control on the market at that time.
We learned about how we were created to love each other openly, how our marriage could be a prayer to God, and how we could trust Him to plan our family. I remember thinking, “Why has no one ever told me this stuff before??”
At the end of the retreat we both still had questions, but we knew this was what God wanted for our marriage.
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