A Love Story

My  husband and I celebrated our wedding anniversary on Wednesday, and after reading Ellen’s book, I was inspired to share our courtship story over at the Catholic Blogger’s Network Family Journal.

Here’s a taste:

… To begin this story, I have to back up a bit. As most of the people who know me, or who read this blog regularly, know that I spent a number of years discerning a religious vocation. I entered the convent after recently returning to the faith, firmly believing that I was called to religious life. Yet, there was an underlining something, a doubt that I suppressed. Like I said, I had only a couple years before returned to the faith and I wanted to do “something big” to show my love to the Lord. I thought it was to sacrifice family and become a religious sister….

To read more, go here to Catholic Family Life Journal.


  1. Carol, your courtship story is so beautiful. How appropriate of Michael to propose to you at Adoration given that Christ is the central figure in the marriage. I know you work at your marriage and that is very inspiring.
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  2. Carol, I love stories where God is the matchmaker. Can I link up your story to a list I’m doing for my blog on lovestories written by the finger of God? Its on this page http://anabellehazard.blogspot.com/p/real-life-true-love-stories.html
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