Courageous Love: Loving a Person & Not An Idea

Recently a close friend of mine shared an experience she participated in at a Young Adult event. Both men and women shared their dating and marriage "types." My friend, after sharing her type, felt miserable and shallow. Why? Many times when we share our types we rarely include qualities of substance and real, lasting attraction: … Continue reading Courageous Love: Loving a Person & Not An Idea

By Love Refined, Made Purer in the Crucible of Relationship

Photo Credit: Isaiah Eyre Photography My respect for any type of relationship has grown through the years especially intimate relationships that endeavor to uphold good and godly virtues amid the maelstrom of brokenness and confusion about God's design and purpose for male and female relationships. The word dating can harbor more feelings of anxiety, trepidation, … Continue reading By Love Refined, Made Purer in the Crucible of Relationship

February: The Month of Love

As we enter the month of February when stores are awash with merchandise sporting pinks, reds, and purples, consider that the first boundary of respecting yourself and others is your . . . SKIN. Reflect for a moment what skin does for our bodies. Our dermal layer protects us from dirt, disease, germs, injuries, and … Continue reading February: The Month of Love