I grew up watching the popular t.v. soap opera "Days of Our Lives." This show was full of drama... mainly surrounding love and romantic relationships. There was always an unrequited love, love affair, or love triangle happening in the show. There were always broken marriage vows, and secrets needing to be revealed. Unknowingly, I was taking…Read more Days of Our Life.
This morning I woke up with a song in my spirit. There is a worship song that people sing at my church in Ghana, "You are the pillar that holds my life, Jesus you are the pillar that holds my life..." I woke up singing this little tune today. This song talks about the trustworthy…Read more “The Pillar That Holds My Life”
As promised, below are a few more questions to consider when courting or dating someone, especially if they are from a different culture, ethnicity, and/or race than yourself. These are questions for both of you to answer and to share with one another. Differing answers are normal, just make sure you talk about the differences…Read more Questions to Consider in a Cross-Cultural Relationship
There are a few things that Evans and I are learning how to handle while courting. So we'll share 3 Tips we continue to use while courting cross-culturally. Tip # 1 Remember to be open to how your partner communicates. After dating for a few weeks we soon realized that our communucation was very different. I…Read more Tips For Dating Cross-Culturally #lettinggo
Don't be discouraged by what people say if you are dating Long Distance...
I thought I knew how to love. But I'm only beginning to learn. Sometimes, I have to ask myself am I #winning OR #loving? Tonight we had one of those tough conversations...you know, the ones where you wish you could teleport yourself away (but really). Tough convos are NOT ALWAYS bad, but they usually dig up what's…Read more #winning…but are you actually?
Recently, Evans and I had a Skype date where we read sections of Tim Keller's book The Meaning of Marriage. After reading the section entitled "Apocalyptic Romance." We got into a discussion about divorce in America. Evans believes that many Americans don't take marriage seriously enough and I agree, but I also added that there…Read more …divorce is not an option.