When we resist the natural flow or order, we do violence to our souls, and that violence manifests itself in family and relationship dysfunction, in loss of empathy for humanity and earth’s other creatures. The energy that propelled us to greatness now threatens our very existence.
In times like these, someone must call the mighty to account.
She is worthy of a good name. She is not just the nameless nurturer of Job’s ten children or the temptress of the susceptible masculine identity. She does not reckon herself to be the antagonist to the sometimes fragile male psyche…
As a minister, it has been my goal to avoid getting into the gutter of what as of late has become of American politics. But every now and then, there are the occasional occurrences that compel me to respond, and the case of the South Carolina tow-truck driver – who refused to help 25-year-old Cassandra […]
Spring is not just a rebirth of the same life or a return of what was. Spring is a sign of new beginnings that come only after the “thief,” that is winter, has claimed its prize. And then with the warmth of newly bursting sun rays and the maternal touch of gentle spring rains, working […]
Marriage is very much like a work of art in that after many strokes and much time it reveals its truest masterpiece. Many enter marriage with an unhealthy understanding of what sustains long-term relationships. Many believe, like the song says, “love is all we need!” and fail to understand that love will be tested and […]
Relationships are constantly undergoing changes and shifts, and rarely do we find that people stay together for more than 15 years anymore. Here is a short list of key principles that will contribute to your successful relationship.
What is your language of love? Did you even know that you had one? We all have a love language. It is how we communicate our love to those close to us. Most are not aware of how their love language expresses itself. It may be difficult to comprehend, but you and your lover both probably have two very different love languages.
With the recent Supreme Court ruling for same-sex marriage, the debate concerning the purpose of marriage has again been thrust into the public sphere. And there is a great deal of passion on all sides, from those who believe that the sanctity of marriage is under attack to those who can now enjoy the benefits of the wedded institution.
I have been writing love notes to my spouse and daughter every day for over a year now. Since it is a proven fact that before either of them says, “Good morning” to the world, or “I love you,” or even do their morning must-dos, they would engage their smartphones, I figured that the best way for me to get their attention is to send them an email or a text message.