Monthly Archives: April 2012

The Prodigal Son Parable Applied to Love in Marriage

Many people are familiar with the parable of the prodigal son.  Most would agree that the point illustrated is that a father has unconditional love for and acceptance of his younger son even after the son has squandered his advanced … Continue reading

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Point of Reference and Contrast

Without even thinking about it, we all have points of reference that orient our thoughts and feelings.  Sometimes a point of reference means a landmark, something that marks a boundary.  Funny how easy it is in love, maybe in life … Continue reading

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Breakfast Ponderings of Love

This morning at breakfast, reading the newspaper and trying to put the depressing tax calculations out of my mind, I found an article about a soon-to-be released movie, Think Like a Man.  The movie is based on the book (which … Continue reading

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The Conquest or Pursuit of Happiness vs An Escape From Unhappiness

I have really enjoyed Bertrand Russell’s book The Conquest of Happiness and thought I would share some more thoughts that I had while pondering it.  Let me start with the title.  The word “conquest” conjures up an image of a … Continue reading

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