The Bible gives one big, perfect example of life as a wife, in the life of Abraham’s wife, Sarah. We find a pithy mention of her in 1 Peter 3:4-6, where it talks about the “inner self, the unfading beauty of a gentle and quiet spirit, which is of great worth in God’s sight. For … Continue reading The Exceptions to “Yes, Sir!” — part 2
How fast does sin spread? Fast. They've still got apple skin bits stuck in their teeth, juice on their chins, and they are in denial about blame. The woman made me do it. The devil made me do it. My past made me do it, my parents made me do it, my teacher made me … Continue reading Passing the Buck
Okay, so Adam was there and he was watching. And he knew; he’d heard the voice of God, really and truly, telling him exactly what was the score with that one tree in the middle of the garden. He listened while the enemy fiddled around with Eve’s brain. He watched her tremblingly take the fruit … Continue reading He DID Eat. Part 2
When the woman saw that the fruit of the tree was good for food and pleasing to the eye, and also desirable for gaining wisdom, she took some and ate it. She also gave some to her husband, who was with her, and he ate it. Genesis 3:6 For Adam was formed first, then Eve. … Continue reading He DID Eat. Part 1
The classic human male depends upon the female from the moment he is conceived. Why? It is easy to see: she is the mother and manages his survival. Her hormonally natural tendencies to softness, milk production, multi-tasking, etc., are perfect for this job. Although many may try, no one else can do sustenance like a mom. … Continue reading What Is a Man?
I've been interested in word origins since I was very little. And I used to think the word "woman" meant, or was short for, "whoa, man!" (Seemed appropriate for public restroom doors.) Even as a child, I could see the "man" in the word. If we go back to the original concepts behind the idea, … Continue reading Whoa, Man!
It was not good that man should be alone. God said it. Adam had God for conversation (a heretical concept to some of us) and he had all the animals, which were tame at the time, for entertainment. Imagine—a guy on the loose for a few days with a dog to fetch for him, a … Continue reading Alone, alone, all, all alone.