MInTheGap

Standing in the Gap in a Society that's Warring with God.

The Coordinated Attack On the Family

October 9th, 2012 Viewed 2393 times

But you probably shouldn’t be dating this friend if she does not share your basic desire to be married to someone in the next five years or so and if it seems her beliefs are vastly different from yours. I’m not saying you shouldn’t spend any time talking with her, but not in a dating relationship. I realize you like her very much and she seems everything right now, but you’re looking for a woman to marry, and you’re not sure she’ll be ready for that any time soon. You also need to be wary and establish some distance because of what she’ll learn at school. Truthfully, I’m not sure you can counter the pervasive cultural messages against early marriage, domesticity and self-sacrifice. You’re one person against an entire institutional edifice.

[The Thinking Housewife – Hoping for Early Marriage]

So goes Laura’s response to Aidan, who is having trouble reconciling his feelings about a particular girl and the girl’s ambitions and upbringing.

I Love it When a Plan Comes Together

April 21st, 2008 Viewed 1653 times

almost finished 2 Are you a planner? By that I mean, do you spend lots of time planning out how everything will go for your life or do you play it more as it comes?

I tend to be a bit of both. I guess I’ve seen way too many plans fail to come to pass that every time I sit down to make a plan I figure it’s probably not going to happen the way that I think.

MInTheGap

Standing in the Gap in a Society that's Warring with God.