Category Archives: Dating and Such

Dealbreakers, Unity and Minoring in the Minors

I wrote this as a single woman 3 years ago and now as a married woman..it still rings true. So I decided to repost it. Dealbreakers. A counselor stated the Biggies, the ones difficult to overcome Anytime are the three A’s: Addiction. Adultery. Abuse.  But … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Dating and the Maze and Haze

Dating is like figuring out a  maze. Last night I spoke with two single friends and am so glad I am done with dating after literally a lifetime—married now 9 months almost!!  But it is impossible to get married without … Continue reading

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Coping with a College Break-Up

Advice for a College Break-UP My friend recently asked for prayer for her daughter who is experiencing a variety of emotions after a college break-up – inability to concentrate, sleep well, teary…it brought me back. We can forget how break-ups … Continue reading

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5 Daily Prayers that Can Change Your Life… and Relationships

1    Pray for a Spirit of Humility Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding, acknowledge Him in all your ways and he will make your paths straight…Be not wise in your own … Continue reading

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Is Dating like Climbing a Mountain?

“For every 3 climbers who reached her summit, 1 died trying.” What does climbing one of the most dangerous mountains in the world, Annapurna, and dating have in common? If we think of the arduous trek to a summit and … Continue reading

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Staying on the Same Page: Questions to Focus a Relationship.

questions she adapted from career goals to focus her relationship with a man she has been dating. It was a good way to review and refocus their growth goals as a couple. What will it take for me/us to be successful?
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Dating Gone Awry by a Facebook Don Juan

Many of us have had strangers contact us on Facebook. My Dad just sent me the adventures of a ne'er do well internet prowler… "Some persons asked me to join them on FACE BOOK.  No thanks.  I don't need my name, … Continue reading

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God’s Humor even In Hard Times

“I always wondered what God’s sense of humor meant,” my friend flipped her hair back while the rest of us listened curiously  grazing on an array of appetizers spanning our table.  “And then I found out this week.” She grinned … Continue reading

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Dealbreakers, Unity and Minoring in the Minors

Accepting you, accepting me,
Discovering Places we agree,
Allowing differences to be.
Not trying to change, the path you have lived,
The convictions that give
You the power to walk,
In your faith….dearly sought
At peace in God’s sight as before Him you stand
I need not be right, for I do see His hand
Upon you, upon me,
Creating
Unity.
“If your brother is distressed because of what you eat, you are no longer acting in love….for the kingdom of God is not a matter of eating and drinking, but of righteousness, peace and joy in the Holy Spirit.” Romans 14:15,17
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Dating Rules by E Marie

“Men are rumored to have a big rule of their own. They don’t like clingy women. Unfortunately, I was clingy as they come.”
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