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Thank God for men

Relationships | They’re great for lifting sofas and building societies
by Andrée Seu Peterson
Posted 11/08/18, 03:56 pm

I’ve discovered that the secret to enjoying life is thankfulness (“be thankful”—Colossians 3:15). It really works. There’s always something to be thankful for, and finding it transforms your whole perspective. Isn’t it just like God to make His command to be thankful simultaneously His means of deliverance?

This year I particularly want to focus on one kind of thanksgiving—being thankful for men. I choose this because it is open season on men as much as on turkeys, which I feel sorry about. So here is my list of reasons to be thankful for men:

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Love life, outsourced

Relationships | As modern dating fails them, some singles are turning to professional matchmakers
by Sophia Lee
Posted 9/13/18, 12:18 pm

Adelle Kelleher once had trouble staying home at night. She was approaching her mid-30s, listening to her internal clock tick away with each unsuccessful date. On evenings when she decided to ditch the bar for her couch, she felt more anxious than relaxed: What if tonight was the night she would have met the one?

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Romania moves to constitutional referendum on marriage

by Kiley Crossland
Posted 9/12/18, 11:07 am

The Romanian Senate on Tuesday overwhelmingly approved a measure to allow a national referendum that could change the nation’s constitution to explicitly say that marriage is the union of one man and one woman. The constitution currently states that marriage is a union between “spouses.” The 107-13 vote came after Parliament’s lower house, the Chamber of Deputies, approved the same measure last year.

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