Without a living love, people are as the dead dust ... But true friendship shatters this solitude, overcomes it and frees the man in order to reach the constructive and living love. True friendship ... only people knew to cherish and strengthen it ... There is only one power able to overcome loneliness; and this power is love.’
Beauty belongs to the woman that her man loves, the one whom he married. Another woman that delights him has nothing extra to offer physically. Only that she is another heart, she has another education, another commitment, another presence… The woman casts away all these beautiful gifts when she gets married to a silly husband. When I hear that he beat his wife I become very angry…
The mutilated life of their parents scare the children and they try not to repeat their parents’ sad experience. To this effect, they invented the following scheme: ‘We try and if we succeed in everything, if we see that we truly love each other, that we fit one another, then we go to the Registry Office or we marry in church and we continue living many and happy years after or maybe we will even die in the same day.’
Family means bearing a cross, because in a time when less and less children are born, Christian parents, and especially mothers, are taking the responsibility of bearing in their wombs babies, as a blessing of God in their lives, a gift that they need to accept as a true blessing. We can talk about a cross of giving birth, raising, schooling and teaching, a cross of parents for their children. We could name all these “the cross of maternity” “the cross of giving birth” “cross”, “care” or “attention for education” and “cross of spiritual education”.