Posts by Joey Pontarelli

The Purpose of Marriage Isn’t Happiness?

In all human love it must be realized that every man promises a woman, and every woman promises a man that which only God alone can give, namely, perfect happiness. – Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen “I, Joey, take you Brigid, as my wife. I promise to be true to you in good times and in bad, in sickness and in Read more…

When “Love” Fades

“Being in love is a good thing, but it is not the best thing.” – C.S. Lewis Watching my parents’ marriage end in divorce has made me doubt love. I’ve wondered “does love last?” and “can it last for me?” With these fears, I became timid, safe, and distant in my relationships. Beneath those questions is another question: what is love? Our Read more…