“Authentic spirituality is not something above or beyond everyday life but embedded in messy midst of it” (Tim & Sue Muldoon, Six Sacred Rules for Families)
“It is true that there is no sense in simply decrying present-day evils, as if this could change things. Nor it is helpful to try to impose rules by sheer authority. What we need is a more responsible and generous effort to present the reasons and motivations for choosing marriage and the family, and in this way to help men and women better to respond to the grace that God offers them.” (AL, 35)
“Neither of the spouses will be alone in facing whatever challenges may come their way. Both are called to respond to God’s gift with commitment, creativity, perseverance and daily effort. (AL,74).