July 23rd 2014 No comments yet
Most people, Christian or not, have been raised to believe that a spouse will make them complete. After all, God said it is not good for man to be alone—so He created woman. Then God declared that when a couple marries, they leave their parents, cleave to their spouse, and become one flesh.
It is natural to conclude that because Adam needed Eve and because the two became one flesh, then we are incomplete until we find a spouse.
But that is not so.
The word …
July 18th 2014 1 comment so far
Most singles want to get married and have children. We want that white-picket fence dream, surrounded by a loving spouse, happy children, and even the playful family dog. The older we get, the more friends we watch get married and have babies—and the more alone we begin to feel. That dream begins to become allusive, and we begin to feel like an island unto ourselves. We have no family of our own. And we are lonely.
But just because we have not physically produced a …
July 11th 2014 1 comment so far
Every single person has a mental image of “the one” he or she is waiting for. We have created a picture of their appearance, personality, career, beliefs, and even behavior, some more detailed than others. While all of our preferences and definitions of “the one” differ superficially, I believe that at the core of our hearts we all define “the one” as the following:
The one I’ll spend my life with.
The one who will complete me.
The one who will love me as I am.
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