Tag: Commitment

Choosing to Live Sensibly

Most people have done things they look back upon and view as a bit wacky. “What was I thinking?” Sometimes they were done for love. Sometimes they were done to relieve boredom. Sometimes they were done for the thrill and attention. And sometimes they… Continue Reading “Choosing to Live Sensibly”

Choosing Not to Hurt God’s Heart

Scenario 1: An ugly thing A man claims the sole right to his girlfriend’s attention and affection. He gets heated when she laughs with a coworker or appears to be sharing something personal with an acquaintance. He looks as if he wants to hurt… Continue Reading “Choosing Not to Hurt God’s Heart”

Choosing Irrational Relationships

I was the new kid, knowing no one and no one knowing me. Having just moved in from out of state, trying out for the football team as a high-school freshman was my uncharacteristically bold way of seeking connections. But half-way through the first… Continue Reading “Choosing Irrational Relationships”

Choosing to Say “I Do” Everyday

This Friday, my wife and I will celebrate 38 years of marriage. We were both 20 when we said, “I do,” having first met when we were freshmen in high school. Many times I’ve been asked two questions: 1) how did we know that… Continue Reading “Choosing to Say “I Do” Everyday”