This tribute to the many “restless souls” out there among my generation and younger who are wandering from one relationship to the next in search of just the right person with whom to pair off, comes from fellow saint and sinner Alize. I can vouch for the fact that this spot, “Relationship Screams,” produced by Dormtainment, made me chuckle.
Incidentally, I heard the other day that the various online dating sites out there that are all the rage, including the one I saw advertised last week on a big billboard off the freeway (www.christianmingle.com), are actually making it harder to be monogamous. Apparently all the possible options make it tempting to think that the person you’re currently seeing isn’t good-looking or nice or spiritual or whatever enough, because the next person whose profile pic winks back at you from your menu of virtual options might be all those things and more. Has that been your experience? (Feel free to divulge, rant or empathize in the comments section below.)
Ah, the brave new world of dating! I extend my sympathy to all my single friends. Hopefully this will make for some therapeutic laughter:
Being There: A Eulogy to Our Dog Carter Today our canine companion of 15 years—his life with us about as long as the time we have been married—died. He passed away peacefully at the age of 17 with his closest family around him, stroking him wistfully between sobs and thanking him for the life and love he shared with us.
Writing Sabbatical—and "The Departure of the Prodigal Son" I'm sorry: my absenteeism at this intersection can be attributed to a number of things lately, the most pressing of which is my forthcoming book with author and Christian addiction specialist Jonathan Benz. The book (Prodigal Church or a version of it) is now officially under deadline and by April 1