Celebration with Reservations

I saw a picture message on Instagram on Sunday asking people to drop comments to describe their fathers. I was shocked at the alarming number of insulting comments and curses by people to their Dads. Like seriously? “He-goat”, “Bastard”, “What does that even mean?”, “There’s no such word in my dictionary”. And I wondered, how does a father, who is supposed to be the epitome of honor and pride in the family become such object of ridicule and hate? … More Celebration with Reservations

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If you were the opposite sex, would you be happy to be loved the way you are loving your partner now?

Love is a beautiful thing. In my language, they say “love is a temptation”. Don’t ask me, I still can’t relate but for those who believe love comes with ups and downs, I still can’t relate. Life has ups and downs but not love except we do certain things that trigger change in behavior which affects love’s long-suffering. Otherwise, love is love, constant and even grows if nurtured.

I can’t imagine a love that doesn’t care or manifests or gives most especially. The capacity in which these things are expressed is what qualifies a person as a lover, not by mere words of “I love you”. … More If you were the opposite sex, would you be happy to be loved the way you are loving your partner now?

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Life without Women and Music

Now 71-year-old, Pantoja who lives in a small cold house in the village of Rante, has insisted that life has been much harder since he was taken from his natural home. He also admitted that he tried to return to the mountains, adding ‘it is not what it used to be’ and that the wolves don’t see him as a ‘brother’ anymore. In his interview, he said, “I think they laugh at me because I don’t know about politics or football.” He was quick to quick that he’s found life with the humans bearable with women and music. … More Life without Women and Music

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Is it Pride or Faith?

In the Scriptures, Apostle Paul brings up boasting as a major contender of faith. Paul knew, both from personal experience and from the Scriptures, how deeply embedded in our fallen hearts is the pride that wants to take some credit for being our own saviour. Even if we acknowledge that God is the primary agent of our salvation, we’re still prone to claim that we had something to do with it, so that we can boast. Every man wants to take some credit for “his/her” intelligence anyway. … More Is it Pride or Faith?

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“The Talk”

Is it necessary for couples or intending couples to have “the talk”? In most cases, adults just go with the flow, shying away from addressing a lot of topics even when they begin to affect their relationship in some ways. No one just really wants to talk about the ‘not-so-good’ things that may be affecting intimacy in the relationship. Everyone just somehow wants to be fine with where the relationship is. … More “The Talk”

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How long is ideal to “I do”?

News broke out in recent times that a young lady attempted suicide after she discovered that her fiancé whom she had dated for over three years had ditched her and was planning to marry  another woman in a couple of weeks. The troubled lady had believed the guy would certainly marry her after several years of courtship, but it turned out she was wrong.

“The average length of an engagement is 14 months but is it OK to be engaged much longer than that?” … More How long is ideal to “I do”?

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