Walls and other topics in the Bible…

Here and there in FB land I see references made to the Bible and God's generosity and mercy toward mankind. The stories shared are often designed to communicate that our nation and president are cold-hearted toward the influx of humanity that has lately arrived at the border. Nothing could be further from the truth. Our …

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The friendship marriage – It exists.

I met a couple Wednesday evening who restored my hope in the possibility of enjoying a loving friendship in the bonds of marriage. I WRITE about marriage and love and all of that, And if anyone asked me if I could be again, married - I now say yes. But that doesn’t mean I envision …

Thoughts from a daughter…

4am and lost in thought. Thinking of dreams unrealized and promises broken. Leadings of God not followed and the unhappy consequences of those actions. Praying a little. “God, you know what I want to do with my life, right?”, even as I look forward at the years which lie ahead to realize that the number …

I preferred the thorns to heartbreak.

The last man I dated seriously kept pushing for marriage. I told him over and over that I simply wasn’t ready for a lifetime commitment. We had met in August and he proposed in October despite my repeatedly telling him I couldn’t rush into things. So I said I couldn’t do it, Couldn’t be engaged …