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We don’t fight!
Written by: Tinuke Akinbulumo

People are always surprised when I tell them my husband and I don’t fight or even argue for that matter. But we don’t. We really don’t. This doesn’t mean that we don’t disagree on things, it just means when we disagree we don’t take it to an argumentative level. We agree to disagree and that’s […]

Desperation does not lead to wise choices
Written by: Eunice Benjamin

Nowadays we have easy access to information – most of it online at the click of a button. However, you must have heard the saying ‘a little knowledge is a dangerous thing’ and unfortunately too many of us have access to just enough knowledge to stir our fears and anxieties, without the understanding to apply […]

Is it all I thought it would be?
Written by: Ima Duro Emmanuel

So… a friend was asking me the other day if marriage was all I thought it would be. My answer to her was: it was not what I expected it to be but it was more than I hoped it would be. Why do I say that? Well because, as a child growing up I […]

8 Reasons not to get married

8 Reasons not to get married A marriage is a divinely ordained opportunity for two people to come together and maximise their strengths while minimizing their weaknesses for their better good.Choosing a marriage partner is clearly one of the most serious decisions you will ever make since your choice will influence your success in virtually […]

Reflections On Choice And Courtship For Singles

Reflections On Choice And Courtship For Singles Moses’ story In Exodus 2:15b-22, we see the story of Moses; Moses helped out the daughters of Reuel who were often chased away by the shepherds.  Their father, surprised at how quickly they had returned that day, was quick to invite Moses to live with them and eventually […]

Before you choose your wedding date

Before you choose your wedding date It’s occurred to me that, amongst other things, couples need to consider the difficult side of the marriage vows before taking them. It’s not hard work for anybody to be happy when things are hunky-dory, when income is more than expenses, when everybody is hale and hearty, but let’s […]

Treacherously Beautiful: The Path of Sexual Purity in the 21st Century

Treacherously Beautiful: The Path of Sexual Purity in the 21st Century “For wide is the gate and broad is the road that leads to destruction, and many enter through it. But small is the gate and narrow the road that leads to life, and only a few find it.” (Matthew 7 v.13-14) In my time […]

I Don’t Mind Waiting

I Don’t Mind Waiting Have you ever found yourself wanting something so bad that it interferes with your life somehow?   Have you ever wanted something so bad you think about it day and night, when the subject comes up you’ve talked around it with friends from every angle, you can see it in your sleep, […]

Why The Wait?

Why The Wait? Sometime in 2012 Me: Why am I still single? God: Silence Me: Why am I still single? Am I not pretty enough? I am ready for marriage. God: Silence Me: Why is she the one getting married? She is my little sister’s age, it’s not fair! What does she know about marriage […]

Will You? “I do” … Then What?

Will You? “I do” … Then What? A vision of beauty, an eligible bachelor (soon to be un-eligible), a blushing bride, an expectant family, a starry eyed couple.   The music, the flowers, the hats ooh the hats! I love weddings!  For me they convey hope, beginnings and joy.  They rouse excitement and expectation. The bride […]