2,000 years later, as we once again approach the Easter season, I’d like to emphasize that the God, who had a purpose in allowing his Son to die as an apparent failure also has a purpose in current world events.
A wife should act in a way that her husband feels she is the best gift to her husband outside of salvation and a husband should treat his wife as though she were exactly that.
My high school guidance counselor has an indelible place in my memory. Unfortunately, I don’t mean that in a good way.
I sat across from him in a small cubby that somehow functioned as an office. Dim, yellow light provided just enough light for him to find my name on his roster of students. But not even the dim light could not hide his disbelief when I told him that I wanted to finish high school early so I could jump-start my college career and marry the girl of my dreams.
There is nothing as powerful or as binding as praying with the person you love. Baring your souls together and uniting your hearts around common desires can bind a couple closer than the most romantic of words or the most pleasurable moments of intimacy.
A few weeks ago I reviewed the edits to my debut Christian fiction novel Twiceborn and I must say that I was NOT happy. It’s amazing to me how what seems to be correct and is even accepted can be so totally against the rules of grammar. Of course I am grateful for every flaw that was pointed out because it’s all working to make my novel a success but it is humbling to realize that, despite my long experience as a writer, I make a good amount of grammatical mistakes.
Then I began to realize just how much like a manuscript our lives actually are.. ..
I have been blessed to be happily married for over a decade but I realize that there are millions of couples who have not enjoyed the benefits of a lasting, faithful marriage. In my historical christian fiction novel Twiceborn I examine the effects of infidelity in married couples but over the next three posts I would like to identify compelling causes for infidelity on the part of men and strategies that women can use to fight back.
Limoges, France 1646.
Fire. It was the only way she could describe it. The burning tendrils of faded pleasure that still snaked across her skin. The heated passion that surged in her heart whenever she thought of his name: Arnaud.