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There is a great difference in excellency, usefulness, and comfort between people of clear, digested knowledge, and confused, undigested apprehensions. -Richard Baxter

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looking for a soul-mate?

“you had me at ‘hello.'”

“you complete me”

Jerry Maguire articulated perhaps what more people, than would care to admit, think.  The notion of a soul-mate–a seemingly perfectly fitted and compatible human being for marriage.  Legitimate aspiration or pipe-dream?

 

Gary Thomas, author of, among other things, Sacred Marriage, has a few things to say about the notion.

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how shall I choose?

How do you make decisions? Important decisions? Which criteria appears at the top of the list?

Here’s one reputable source’s comment on how he finds guidance for matters of consequence–or more precisely, what he doesn’t look to for guidance.

In April, we’re going to devote time to the topic of discernment. Read the rest of this entry »