My friend, Allie, has made an investment. The cost is too great, she thinks, to disconnect from that investment.
Am I speaking about Allie’s financial affairs? No. I’m referring to matters of her heart and soul. Allie is cohabiting. She has invested the greater part of her very being to a man not her husband. Why?
There are many reasons why Allie continues to live with her boyfriend.
- Four reasons for the unmarried to consider singleness (wordsofgrace.wordpress.com)
Sometimes we just don’t have a clue what to do with ourselves – we don’t like where we are, or what we are doing, we don’t sense value and esteem in where we are but nor do we know what to do about it. We’re not the first ones to feel like that and we won’t be the last. There’s a passage in Acts 16: 1 – 10 which gives us valuable insight into this dilemma we all face from time to time. Read the rest of this entry
“But policymakers and activists do a profound injustice when they argue that lowering rates of unintended pregnancy and abortion is simply a matter of improving access to contraceptives and ensuring all children are taught how to use them. In many cases, those policies are making matters worse.” Read the rest of this entry
Kids will do anything to avoid saying, “I’m sorry” when their parents tell them to. A thousand defenses spring to mind, the other person was invariably wrong and it is totally unjust that we, of all people, should be required to apologize. The other person was wrong! We just know it, we were fully justified! Read the rest of this entry
She’d worked long and hard for what they had and she was enjoying it. The problem was her husband was restless. He’d done well in life and was well-respected but it wan’t enough. Read the rest of this entry
His friends and colleagues said he was nuts to give up his respectable position. They argued he could be far more help if he stayed in the big city and kept on training young men. Those young men could go change the world but Read the rest of this entry
Sometimes a frog is simply a frog, no princess routine can transform him. Read the rest of this entry
Part of growing apparently needs to include learning how to wield power.
She was only Read the rest of this entry