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Are you an anchor or a kite?

Marriage
by Chelsea Boes
Posted 10/08/15, 02:01 pm

Before I got married, I knew that all good marriages need a kite and an anchor. One person, the anchor, has to stay firmly planted in electric bills and back issues of Consumer Reports so the kite, or free spirit, can fly off and beautify the world with a paintbrush or guitar. And in the models of marriage I built in my imagination, I was always the kite.

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Marrying a gentle man

Marriage
by Chelsea Boes
Posted 10/01/15, 11:21 am

Three years ago this fall, I was slouched in my college dorm hallway wearing a red coat while Hurricane Sandy raged against the building’s exterior. “But Mom,” I was saying into my cell phone. “I can’t like him. He’s so nice.” We were, if you’ll believe it, talking about the man I eventually married.

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The optics of the culture war

Marriage
by Nick Eicher
Posted 9/11/15, 02:40 pm

Each week, The World and Everything in It features a “Culture Friday” segment, in which Executive Producer Nick Eicher discusses the latest cultural news with John Stonestreet, president of the Chuck Colson Center for Christian Worldview. Here is a summary of this week’s conversation.

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