Entries by Christine E

The Day We got Married

It was the big day: the day I walked down the aisle, said my vows, and exchanged rings with the man who was to be my husband. The music paused, and from the entryway I could vaguely hear my future father-in-law reading the passage my groom and I picked out together. I couldn’t quite hear […]

The Day We Talked about Sex

Early on in our relationship, my boyfriend and I spent an awkward evening drawing up guidelines for our relationship. Hugging? Kissing? Sex? Sex was about the only one we could agree on, thanks to the Bible’s clarity (Exodus 22:16-17, 1 Thessalonians 4:3-4, Hebrews 13:4, etc.) However, the Bible said nothing about dating rules. Needing guidance, […]

The Day He said “I Love You”

I remember clearly the first time he said “I love you.” We were picnicking on the lawn at my school, and I had just told him my decision to remain here in America instead of returning to Asia. He knew it was not an easy decision for me, and that it was for the sake […]

3 Things We Miss in our resolution-making

I love that New Year comes so quickly after Christmas. Just after we celebrate the birth of our Savior who came to die for our sins, we’re on the cusp of a brand new year—a brand new beginning. Because I now live in Christ, I embrace the hope associated with New Year. I’m sure I […]