Early in his new letter on Love in the Family Pope Francis reminds the Church, and all her members, that
families are not a problem, they are first and foremost an opportunity.
Amoris Laetitia 7.
And they are an opportunity for love to flourish, to save and heal and mature.
Our families, in all of our particularities (and peculiarities!), are THE place for God to share his love and for us to respond.
Street scene, Philadelphia. (c) 2007, Allen Morris