Here is a link to Part I of a recent Zoom interview I did on my book The Mystery of Marriage. It turned out quite well, I think. Part II will follow later this month.
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The Cellular Waltz: Reflections on Sex from The Mystery of Marriage
Just a reminder that the audiobook edition of The Mystery of Marriage is now available, wonderfully read by Simon Vance. What follows is a selection from the somewhat notorious chapter on Sex …
Marriage: The Wild Frontier
On August 7, Karen and I will have been married for 37 years. What better way to celebrate than by publishing an excerpt from my book The Mystery of Marriage, which is almost as old? (Well, actually I can think of a few better ways to celebrate …)
Nakedness in Marriage: Shaking Souls, Part 2
When Adam and Eve were banished from the Garden, the Lord installed cherubim and a flaming sword to guard the entrance, and He also “made garments of skin for Adam and his wife and clothed them” (Gen 3:21). That these two events coincided is not coincidental.
Nakedness in Marriage: One Flesh, Part 1
I can never make love to my wife without thinking what a crazy, preposterous, utterly unlikely thing is this business of sex. Who ever dreamed it up?
Marriage: A Fire of Roses
My good friend Murray Phillips, a renowned wilderness painter and one of the kindest and most interesting people I have ever known, died on March 1 of a brain tumor, the day after his third wedding anniversary.
Marriage and Nuclear Fusion: An Epithalamion
One glaring omission from my book The Mystery of Marriage is any mention of Jesus’ first miracle at the wedding in Cana.
Love in the Tub: An Archimedes Moment
Before having a shower (usually late at night), I always run a few inches of warm water in the tub, and for 15 minutes I lie there and soak. When I say soak, I don’t just mean my body but my spirit. Letting go of all worries and distracting thoughts, I sink into my heart and simply rest in the presence of God. To put it another way, I take this time for contemplative prayer.
The Mystery of Marriage: “Best Marriage Book of all Time”!
What follows is a review of my book The Mystery of Marriage by Sharilee Swaity, excerpted from her blog page. Needless to say, it’s a glowing tribute! She writes:
How To Stop Fighting With Your Spouse: Part 5
For many years as a Christian, occasionally the thought would cross my mind, I’m tired of always being hitched to God. How would it be if I didn’t have to worry about Him but could just do things on my own? Natrually I’d try to banish this thought, but sometimes it would linger a little longer than you might expect in a believer who truly loved his Lord.