was in a vintage clothing shop yesterday and a pretty young woman
rushed in, lost, looking for the new organic store in town. The
clerk, being helpful said, "All you young college girls love
reminded me of a conversation I had a week ago when a friend was
lamenting that natural family planning hasn't found a foothold among
the Whole-Food crowd. "You would think people would go for the
don't they change the name," I suggested, "to Organic
an off-the-cuff suggestion after a glass or two of wine, perhaps it
might be just the thing to help promote the
health benefits of Church-approved methods for spacing births,
especially now that the bad news about the pill -- both for general
health and the environment -- is finally
beginning to seep out?
About the Author
Carrie Gress, Ph.D.
Carrie Gress has a doctorate in philosophy from the Catholic University of America and was the Rome Bureau Chief of Zenit's English Edition. She is the author of Nudging Conversations and Motherhood: The Ultimate Makeover (2016) and co-author with George Weigel of City of Saints. A mother of four, she and her family live in Virginia.
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