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Adultery in the Heart: Adultery with My Wife?

In the last post, we began discussing the statement of Christ, “You have heard that it was said, “do not commit adultery.” But I say to you, whoever looks at a woman to desire her has already committed adultery with her in his heart.” We talked about the practical Jewish understanding of the sixth commandment at the time of Christ, and concluded that it was insufficient and did not reach the depth intended by God, who gave the commandment. 1,559 more words

TOB Summary Series

Spiritual Sunday: Prayer Sticks and Theology of the Body

Part 1: Prayer Sticks

I’ve been loving the joy that praying for others has been bringing to our lives lately, especially little Junebug.  I sat with her yesterday while dinner was in the oven and we went through family and friends and prayed for each one individually for intentions that we knew they needed prayers for or prayed for intentions that we thought of.   589 more words

Spiritual Sunday

Selfless Desire

Selfless desire for the other’s true good is called benevolence in love. If love as desire says, “I long for you AS a good,” love as benevolence says “I long for YOUR good,” and “I long for that which is good for you.” 199 more words

Faith

The Good Wife - Loser Edit

I am not a ‘Good Wife’ regular.  I know it is a pretty popular show and that my mother-in-law likes it.  Not a bad place to start.   1,114 more words

Want More Love? Be More Lovable.

One of the consistent themes of this site is that a lasting, fulfilling and spiritually rewarding marriage is not about finding the right person, but about… 1,136 more words

Sacrament Of Marriage