the bow, the cord, and the arrows

“As unto the bow the cord is,So unto the man is woman,Though she bends him, she obeys him,Though she draws him, yet she follows,Useless each without the other!” Longfellow: The Song of Hiawatha we recently heard the beauty of the opening stanza of this poem during one of the sessions at our Weekend to Remember Marriage Getaway (www.FamilyLife.com/weekend).   it’s a beautiful picture of oneness that God designed for marriage to be; a picture of tension yet harmony. it’s a beautiful picture …

in search of Solomon

the Bible says that Solomon was the wisest man who ever lived. and that he astounded people with the decisions he made with his great wisdom (see 1 Kings 3 for full details). but i’d have to think that even Solomon would be stumped as to how to advise the couple in the story below.  i found …