The foundation of fiction or narrative nonfiction is conflict. Without it, there isn’t a story. Writers devise problems for the sake of perpetuating the story and engaging their readers.
If David Copperfield had lived in a perfect world, Dickens wouldn’t have had anything to say. In fact, books, films or television shows would cease to exist without problems. Life is painful and difficult and art reflects that fact.
Yet, it’s more complex than that. Continue reading “Books, movies and marriage”
Do we just leave God because of our feelings? Continue reading Hypocritical?
Thomas and Maggie sat in marriage counseling. Maggie dabbed at her swollen eyes as she cried about Thomas’ refusal to be affectionate to his wife of 32 years.
The counselor asked Thomas why he was cold towards her.
“That’s silly stuff. I won’t do it.”
“Maggie, did Thomas kiss you when you were dating?” Continue reading “Why affection is so important to marriage”
Is homosexuality the only sin Christians are concerned about? Continue reading Is homosexuality the only sin?
The US Supreme Court will soon be considering the topic of marriage, a good time for us to think about it, too. Continue reading Sundry thoughts about marriage
We must prepare ourselves for good communication Continue reading Factors of good communication