This is why the married couple's fertility, which enables them to bring into the world children made in God's own image, is a priceless gift that should never be rejected or harmed.Let’s take a closer look at this reality through hearing from the U. Catholic bishops in their document What does the Church teach about married love?But I really need you take this job for me.” Wife: “Well, okay, just tell me what to do and when it needs to be done by, and I will do everything I can to make it happen.” Husband: “Well, right now there are no specific responsibilities. Things are always tight around here on a pastor’s salary. Basically, it’s just doing anything at church that no one else steps up to do or wants to do.” Wife: “Oh my, that is a tall order. Husband: “Well, actually honey, there is no salary . God’s incredible design for marriage is discovered in Sacred Scripture.God created man and woman to embody His life and love: “God created man in His image; in the divine image He created him; male and female He created them” (Gn. God desired spouses to share in His procreative love, in reality, to be co-creators with Him, bringing new life into the world: “Be fertile and multiply; fill the earth and subdue it” (Gn. God planned that in marriage the mystery of human sexuality would be revealed as man and woman are brought together in a special union—two distinct parts of a whole humanity each with distinct gifts of fertility.
In their mutual love for each other, husband and wife reflect God’s own inner Trinitarian communion of love and life.
Husband and wife are called to be reflections of God’s love to the world.