Category Archives: Godly mindset & lifestyle

Jesus on vetting for marriage and lessons

The purpose of vetting for marriage is to find a wife that is suitable for marriage. We are in the engagement period of Christ and the Church, with the Holy Spirit as our seal of engagement (Eph 1:13-14) much like … Continue reading

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Staying in an unhappy marriage could be the best thing you do

From this article. New Marriage Foundation research reveals the majority of couples who are unhappy when their first child is born are happy ten years later if they stay together. Of parents who are unhappy at the time of the … Continue reading

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The Law of Moses and equitable solutions specifically for Israel

One of the difficult things for Christians to understand is the context of Jewish culture and some of the equitable solutions proposed. This is true with both marriage and divorce. We discussed this some in the comments of Divorce Part … Continue reading

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Toxic masculinity is a myth?

New article called Toxic Masculinity is a Myth, but Insecure Men Lash Out at Women. The behavior is real, but the way we’ve come to talk about men who lash out obscures the problem. Seemed like an “ok” premise, so … Continue reading

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Divorce Part 7 Final

This post is the final consolidation and simplified explanation of the Scriptures on divorce. Previous discussions include several conversations and much of the same material from On divorce and On divorce Part 2 and On divorce Part 3 and On … Continue reading

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Pharisees and Weasels

Playing off of Dalrock’s Does romantic love sanctify sex? and Scott’s The extremist nature of being human, the pharisee and weasel are the two categories that people trend toward. Pharisees like building extra rules and laws on top of the … Continue reading

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Authority and obedience are not necessarily two sides of the same coin

In Dalrock’s marriage isn’t a military unit, Oscar brings up a good question: Here’s the conundrum. The definition of the word “authority” is: the power or right to give orders, make decisions, and enforce obedience (synonyms: power, jurisdiction, command, control, … Continue reading

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No interest for an attractive Christian woman… or something else? Redux

Funny enough, this popped up on Wintery Knight’s Stop telling women that God will give them husbands later if they delay marriage now too. Re-farmer comments: I see what you’re saying. I really do. But, as others have pointed out, … Continue reading

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No interest for an attractive Christian woman… or something else?

On Dalrock’s Incentives Matter, Jean comments: We have a 22- year-old daughter who’s basically out of luck when it comes to getting married. There are just not enough suitable men to go around. Most worthwhile men in her age range … Continue reading

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Kavanaugh is innocent, as many “innocent until proven guilty” supporters expected

I actually went and read through the main parts of the 414 page Senate Committee report. Ford allegations: Committee investigators found no verifiable evidence that supported Dr. Ford’s allegations against Justice Kavanaugh. The witnesses that Dr. Ford identified as individuals … Continue reading

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