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Religion and Marriage

5 Things I Used To Judge About Divorcees (Until I Was One)

The Stir | Posted 01.25.2015 | Divorce
The Stir

Never let anyone tell you God doesn't have a sense of humor. Or that pride doesn't go before a fall.

She Asked A Tough Question About Religion And Dating -- And Got A Tougher Answer

OWN | Posted 09.12.2014 | OWN

Renee, age 48, is contemplating the idea of leaving her place of worship. She and her 14-year-old daughter are happy at their current church, a place ...

10 Things No One Tells You About The Big Day

Rev. Susan Baller-Shepard | Posted 07.20.2014 | Weddings
Rev. Susan Baller-Shepard

Bridal magazines and Pinterest boards don't often speak of this, but I will: Your wedding day is one day of your life. Your marriage, God willing, will last longer than one day.

Why A Pastor Refused To Marry This Couple

Posted 05.24.2013 | Weddings

After a two-year engagement, Anna Bankes and Justin Neis finalized their wedding date (July 13) and venue (Spirit of Life Catholic Church in North Dak...

Don't Believe The Lies, God Doesn't Have A Perfect Match For You

Emily Timbol | Posted 02.25.2013 | Religion
Emily Timbol

I love my husband, but he's not God's match for me. God is not an omnipotent Yenta, spending His days deciding which coupling would lead to the easiest, happiest, most attractive twosome. He certainly isn't sending down Christian biased algorithms to profit driven websites.

Turning Marriage Right Side Up: Lilith on Top

Robert B. Barr | Posted 11.20.2012 | Women
Robert B. Barr

It is time for marriage to be turned right side up. It is time for Eve Marriages to go away and Lilith Marriages to arise. For when women are on top -- everyone will ultimately benefit.

What Marriage Means To Me

Malcolm Boyd | Posted 08.21.2012 | Religion
Malcolm Boyd

What can I say about our gay marriage? Quite a lot. Now, decades later, Mark and I "know" one another biblically and existentially. There is utter trust. We don't need to "prove" anything. We share everything.

A Seal Upon My Heart

Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge | Posted 08.21.2012 | Religion
Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge

For me, the marriage relationship is meant to mirror our relationship with God -- both the profundity and the absurdity of that divine -- human connection.

Gay Marriage And The Buddha's Path To Spiritual Freedom

Larry Yang | Posted 08.21.2012 | Religion
Larry Yang

The act of marriage is a celebration of what two people coming together in this precious lifetime is -- it is a spiritual practice. Intimate relationship is a door into spiritual freedom.

Religion And Gay Marriage

Bishop Yvette Flunder | Posted 08.21.2012 | Religion
Bishop Yvette Flunder

Same-sex marriages should not only be an acceptable practice in the Church but these marriages are essential to the harmony of the community where Same Gender Loving congregants are present.

Letter From An Atheist Married To A Christian

John Shore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
John Shore

Marriage is a partnership. Each partner brings the best and the worst parts of themselves to their marriage, and the success or failure of their union depends on how they embrace the good and the bad.