Henrieta Stackpole, a character in Henry James’ novel, Portrait of a Lady, averred that marriage is a duty. Getting married is an obligation for an individual who isn’t in a religious order. Unmarried people are seen as irresponsible and wayward in most societies especially African societies. Unmarried people, especially women, are regarded as failed people.
I have a reputation for rocking the boat. Don’t blame me. I just have a penchant for noticing stuff that people ignore. Have you heard of the story of Samson and Delilah in the Bible? A few minutes ago, I read a Facebook status that says, “You cannot go to bed on Delilah’s laps and
My apologies to the non-Christian readers of this blog. I do have a need to address the subject of marriage and divorce – and I can only do so from a Christian perspective. I am not versed in the Quran or other religions to offer anything from the perspective of Islam or any other faith.
Marriage. A word that has become dreaded in this generation. Everywhere you turn, people have stories to tell or fears to express about marriage. The single are shying away more and more from marriage. The married are crying, separating and divorcing more than ever. The first question that we might ask is, How did we
There is an ongoing debate in religious circles about whether to accept that God planned everything out or God has left everything in our hands by giving us the power to make choices. I think that the debate has largely been misguided and that there is a middle ground in which it is a mixture
I have held off writing this post or commenting on this topic since forever. Religion is almost always a touchy subject, and I really do prefer the quiet, peaceful life. But then, I’ve not been known to be one who holds away from the tough issues. This article is not about the subject of salvation.