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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

Archive for compatibility

compatibility in a different sense

Maureen Dowd has in recent years been quite the object of criticism for her explorations of the male sex,but this just came across my inbox (HT: Kirk DeBoer): an op-ed piece on what constitutes the kind of person suitable for marriage.

Last Sunday we began to discuss how compatibility should enter into one’s thinking about whom to marry. Read the rest of this entry »

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.