This is a Woman; This is a Mother; This is a Catholic Spouse. This is she whom the Bible refers to as the "pearl of great price". She who understood that the moment she pronounced her "I Do", she was forever bound to those words and to one man, regardless of what the future would bring. Whether she would eventually become a modern-day St. Monica, praying tirelessly for the conversion of her spouse and son, or, a Blessed Zita of Austria faithfully following her husband Karl into political exile, she fully understood it was "for better or worse, for richer for poorer, in sickness and in health, til death we do part".
Voice of The Family last month posted on their blog page the full letter I excerpted above, written to then Archbishop Gerhard Ludwig Müller, Prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, in December 2013. She thanks the Archbishop for his defense of Traditional Catholic Marriage, but then goes on to explain why she is thanking him, and it is not because her marriage has been all wine and roses.