Is A Difference in Religious Beliefs An Automatic Deal-Breaker?

How important is religion and religious practice when it comes to dating? I have to say it’s not very high on my list of priorities. When I was younger, I thought for sure that a man had to be church-going and God-fearing for me to even consider him as an option. What I quickly learned was that those who claimed to be fine, upstanding BFFs with Jesus rarely acted like they gave a damn about their fellow man... or about me. If the guys who were supposedly Christians were just as jerky as everyone else, why limit myself? ...more
Religious Belief is a BIG DEAL, for me. My faith is what directs my every thought, word & deed. ... more

The Conflict Between Church and Divorce

One of the greatest obstacles to divorce that faces some people is the often perceived and real conflicts between divorce and their faith community. Some people are unable to resolve the conflict and choose to stay in both their marriage and their faith community. Others choose to end their marriage and while their faith guides them through divorce, they find another faith community that is more accepting. Others, like my present guest, RMJ stay in their faith community but may ...more
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The Conflict Between Church and Divorce

One of the greatest obstacles to divorce that faces some people is the often perceived and real conflicts between divorce and their faith community. Some people are unable to resolve the conflict and choose to stay in both their marriage and their faith community. Others choose to end their marriage and while their faith guides them through divorce, they find another faith community that is more accepting. Others, like my present guest, RMJ stay in their faith community but may ...more
I trust my Lord as well as the clergy in my church, but >10 yr.s since the spouse left me, ... more

In Need of a Mantra

"Me First" was my mantra through the first part of the year.  ME.  My kids, my family, the dirty dishes, the computer, work, dirty laundry and pretty much everything else always came before me.  They didn't really come before me, but they certainly came before any effort on my part to exercise....more
It's a kids' Sunday School song,  "Jesus I adore you. I lay my life before you... How I love ... more

A friend came over to help fix our toilet. First words when he saw the bathroom? "I like this colour." so, there's that.

A friend came over to help fix our toilet. First words when he saw the bathroom? "I like this colour." so, there's that. ...more
I take any compliment on decor as a compliment and I only try to say good things, or nothing at ... more