With the divorce rate over 50 percent, too many are apparently making a serious mistake in deciding who to spend the rest of their life with. The golden rule is, if you can't be happy with the person the way he or she is now, don't get married. You pick the wrong person because the man doesn't understand what a woman needs most.
I’m glad to have Cassie Curtis back on The Exchange today to address life in church as a single adult. We were standing in a hallway waiting for one or two people from a different department to join us for a casual lunch. As you know, if he had looked me in the eyes or started a conversation with me, I could not have helped myself from falling instantly in love with him.
As we circled up to make introductions, I noticed that one person quickly shifted his shoulders and denied eye contact. I tried to give him the benefit of the doubt, assuming that he was just reserved. As humorous as I found my colleague’s ignoring the unmarried intern from the tenth floor, I couldn’t ignore the feeling that a total stranger had wrongly categorized me based on no other data than my bare ring finger. ~~~ Culturally, we are growing in our ability to recognize and condemn prejudice, which usually stems from making assumptions about a person or group of people based on external factors.
In the Council of Tours of 567, the Church, with its desire to be universal, "declared the twelve days between Christmas and Epiphany to be one unified festal cycle", thus giving significance to both the Western and Eastern dates of Christmas.
Moreover, for Christians, the belief that God came into the world in the form of man to atone for the sins of humanity, rather than the exact birth date, is considered to be the primary purpose in celebrating Christmas.
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