Category Archives: Decision Making

The cognitive processes involved in identifying and selecting a belief or a course of action among several alternative possibilities, based on the values, preferences and related beliefs of the decision-maker.

Infidelity is anything short of fidelity.

Being faithful is not about avoiding sin, but in Glorifying the Lord. Embracing God’s archetype of marriage is one important way to do this. Continue reading

Posted in Adultery and Fornication, Agency, Attitude, Authenticity, Boundaries, Child Development, Choosing a Partner or Spouse, Churchianity, Conserving Power, Convergence, Courtship and Marriage, Desire, Desire, Passion, Discerning Lies and Deception, Discernment, Wisdom, Divorce, Education, Enduring Suffering, Female Power, Feminism, Forgiveness, Fundamental Frame, Glory, Handling Rejection, Headship and Patriarchy, Holding Frame, Influence, Introspection, IOCs, Leadership, Love, Male Power, Maturity, Personal Growth and Development, Models of Failure, Models of Success, Moral Agency, Perseverance, Personal Presentation, Power, Purpose, Relationships, Respect, Sanctification & Defilement, Self-Concept, Sexual Authority, SMV/MMV, Stewardship, The Power of God, Trust, Vetting Women | 3 Comments

Rights and Responsibilities within Marriage

The goal is to please God, not to avoid suffering. Continue reading

Posted in Adultery and Fornication, Agency, Collective Strength, Conserving Power, Courtship and Marriage, Decision Making, Discerning Lies and Deception, Discernment, Wisdom, Discipline, Fundamental Frame, Glory, God's Concept of Justice, Headship and Patriarchy, Holding Frame, Influence, Inner Game, Introspection, Leadership, Maturity, Personal Growth and Development, Moral Agency, Perseverance, Personal Presentation, Purpose, Relationships, Self-Concept, Self-Control, Sexual Authority, Stewardship, Strategy, The Power of God, Trust | 3 Comments

Wives reap what they sow

The opposite of submission is not necessarily rebellion, but a heart that is miserly with affection and grace. Continue reading

Posted in Agency, Choosing a Partner or Spouse, Complementarianism, Conflict Management, Convergence, Courtship and Marriage, Discernment, Wisdom, Disorders, Divorce, Enduring Suffering, Female Power, Feminism, Fundamental Frame, Generational Curses, Glory, God's Concept of Justice, Headship and Patriarchy, Holding Frame, Influence, Introspection, Love, Models of Failure, Moral Agency, Organization and Structure, Psychology, Purpose, Relationships, Respect, Sanctification & Defilement, Self-Concept, Self-Control, Solipsism, Stewardship, The Power of God, Trust, Vetting Women | 35 Comments

Towards a more complete appreciation of Sanctification

“This is my husband.”  “This is my wife.” “Til death do us part.” …and grateful for it all! Continue reading

Posted in Adultery and Fornication, Boundaries, Building Wealth, Choosing a Partner or Spouse, Churchianity, Courtship and Marriage, Discernment, Wisdom, Divorce, Forgiveness, Glory, Headship and Patriarchy, Identity, Introspection, Joy, Love, Models of Failure, Moral Agency, Mysticism, Personal Presentation, Purpose, Relationships, Running the Gauntlet, Sanctification & Defilement, Self-Concept, SMV/MMV, The Power of God, Vetting Women | 10 Comments

The Mystery of Marriage

Father Spyridon offers insights to the beauty and gravity of marriage. Continue reading

Posted in Authenticity, Collective Strength, Courtship and Marriage, Cultural Differences, Decision Making, Discernment, Wisdom, Enduring Suffering, Evangelism, Faith Community, Fundamental Frame, Headship and Patriarchy, Holding Frame, International, Introspection, Leadership, Love, Male Power, Maturity, Personal Growth and Development, Models of Success, Moral Agency, Mysticism, Orthodoxy, Philosophy, Protestantism, Purpose, Relationships, Sanctification & Defilement, Self-Concept, Stewardship, The Power of God | 30 Comments

2021 Winter Hibernation

Stay strong and Merry Christmas! Continue reading

Posted in Agency, Attitude, Boundaries, Charisma, Conflict Management, Decision Making, Discerning Lies and Deception, Discernment, Wisdom, Discipline, Faith Community, Freedom, Personal Liberty, Headship and Patriarchy, Holding Frame, Influence, Introspection, IOI's, Leadership, Love, Male Power, Manosphere, Moral Agency, Music, Mysticism, Personal Presentation, Persuasion, Purpose, Relationships, Respect, Self-Control, Stewardship, The Power of God, Trust | 16 Comments

2 Old Farts Talking About Their Wives

More thoughts on wife selection and wife moulding. Continue reading

Posted in Agency, Attitude, Choosing a Partner or Spouse, Conflict Management, Courtship and Marriage, Determination, Discernment, Wisdom, Discipline, Enduring Suffering, Fundamental Frame, Game, Game Theory, Headship and Patriarchy, Holding Frame, Influence, Introspection, Leadership, Male Power, Models of Success, Moral Agency, Organization and Structure, Perseverance, Personal Presentation, Persuasion, Power, Purpose, Relationships, Self-Concept, Stewardship, Strategy, The Power of God, Vetting Women | 16 Comments

Not Trusting women is Deep Inner Game

The proper management of Trust is the central pillar of holding Frame. Continue reading

Posted in Attraction, Boundaries, Building Wealth, Choosing a Partner or Spouse, Communications, Courtship and Marriage, Discernment, Wisdom, Discipline, Enduring Suffering, Fundamental Frame, Game, Game Theory, Headship and Patriarchy, Holding Frame, Influence, Inner Game, Introspection, Maturity, Personal Growth and Development, Models of Failure, Moral Agency, Mysticism, Personal Presentation, Power, Psychology, Relationships, Respect, Self-Control, SMV/MMV, Trust | 27 Comments

Dating in the Lion’s Den: Relying on Faith when the options are daunting

Thoughts on wife selection and wife molding. Continue reading

Posted in Agency, Attitude, Building Wealth, Choosing a Partner or Spouse, Communications, Courtship and Marriage, Determination, Discernment, Wisdom, Enduring Suffering, Fundamental Frame, Game Theory, Headship and Patriarchy, Holding Frame, Introspection, Male Power, Maturity, Personal Growth and Development, Models of Failure, Models of Success, Moral Agency, Perseverance, Purpose, Relationships, Sanctification & Defilement, Self-Concept, Stewardship, Strategy, The Power of God, Vetting Women | 75 Comments

Deti’s Advice to Underqualified Men

Identify your sphere of influence and be selective. Continue reading

Posted in Attitude, Attraction, Authenticity, Building Wealth, Charisma, Choosing a Partner or Spouse, Confidence, Conserving Power, Courtship and Marriage, Determination, Discipline, Enduring Suffering, Fundamental Frame, Game Theory, Handling Rejection, Holding Frame, Identity, Influence, Inner Game, Introspection, IOI's, Male Power, Maturity, Personal Growth and Development, Models of Success, Moral Agency, Perseverance, Personal Presentation, Persuasion, Power, Purpose, Questions from Readers, Relationships, Respect, Self-Concept, Sexual Authority, SMV/MMV, Vetting Women | 47 Comments