Winning in life is not about meeting great obstacles and overcoming them: it’s about navigating the challenges of everyday living, with courage and determination, on the good days and the bad days. David didn’t defeat Goliath because he was a great anointed king-to-be. He defeated Goliath because he consistently defeated the predators that attacked his … Continue reading Is Winning really Complicated?
I once had a very nice and friendly neighbor. The first time we spoke for more than 5 minutes, he stopped somewhere in the middle of the conversation and said, “I hope your boyfriend won’t go crazy on me for talking to you.” I replied, “If there is some man like that out there, he is certainly … Continue reading Relationship Isolation
Single ladies and gentlemen, please remain single, if you’re selfish and self-preserving. As fancy as the idea of marriage might look to you, it will not work out without sacrifice for the sake of your spouse and making changes to accommodate another person in your life. Your spouse is not a squatter, so it’s not … Continue reading Should I Get Married?
I ran into a well-known celebrity’s recent interview. She mentioned how she and her husband are very family-focused, family comes first, they make sure they spend time with their children … all that good stuff. I mean, if you’re not a believer, you don’t have God to put first: but if you know anything about life, … Continue reading Unnecessary Marriage Matyrdom
It’s not long ago that the story of Turia Pitt’s engagement was making its rounds of fame on the internet. Pitt is a former Australian model and Mining Engineer who suffered burns to over 60% of her body in 2011 in a bush fire. At the time, she was dating Michael Hoskin, who bought a … Continue reading Trapped: Who Did I Marry?
So you read the Dissertation on 21st Century Romance and you found yourself somewhere in the mix. You decided to get out of that bad relationship, and you’re now committed to being completely healed of the insecurities that got you there in the first place, and the wounds you incurred from abuse. You even know that you … Continue reading Who Are You Anyway?
This is Blessing Monday, reporting on the terrifying state of 21st century romance. I’m sorry to announce that amazingly abusive games are now considered romantic. I cannot decide what’s worse: the fact that these games are played or the fact that they’re accepted as normal and have even come to be expected by couples during … Continue reading A Dissertation on 21st Century Romance