Our culture is obsessed with physical beauty. Images bombard us, telling us how we should dress, wear our hair, apply make-up, and what products we should buy to acheive the perfect weight or turn back the clock of aging. But what does God think about our physical appearance? Does God care about our bodies? We are reminded to honor God with our bodies, since our bodies are temples of the Holy Spirit. We are…
We were designed to build connections to those around us, to be in communion with others. There is nothing wrong with seeking someone with whom we can share our lives. Yet desiring to be in a relationship becomes problematic if it becomes the focus…
The venerable Lewis Smedes offers accessible and practical perspectives on how God created sex to be a part of our lives.
This is one of the best books about what a marriage is. It's really a theology of marriage rather than a "how to" manual, but it's perspective provides ample context for why the How-To stuff works.