Category Archives: Joy

If she loves you, then she’ll be a pain in the @ss!

Appearances can be deceiving. Continue reading

Posted in Agency, Attraction, Authenticity, Choosing a Partner or Spouse, Courtship and Marriage, Desire, Desire, Passion, Discerning Lies and Deception, Discernment, Wisdom, Discipline, Headship and Patriarchy, Holding Frame, Indicators of Interest, Introspection, Joy, Leadership, Love, Male Power, Maturity, Personal Growth and Development, Meet Cute, Moral Agency, Power, Psychology, Relationships, Self-Concept, Self-Control, Sexual Authority, SMV/MMV, Sphere of Influence, Stewardship, The Power of God, Trust, Vetting Women | 42 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 | 15 Comments

Kumbaya

Translation: “Come by me (my Lord)” Continue reading

Posted in Attitude, Authenticity, Child Development, Choosing a Partner or Spouse, Collective Strength, Discerning Lies and Deception, Discernment, Wisdom, Faith Community, Fundamental Frame, Glory, Holding Frame, Identity, Introspection, Joy, Leadership, Maturity, Personal Growth and Development, Music, Purpose, Sanctification & Defilement, Society, The Power of God, Vetting Women | 5 Comments

The Meet Cute is not about “women chasing men”

A response to Liz’s comment using RedPillBoomer’s story as an example. Continue reading

Posted in Answered Prayers, Attraction, Authenticity, Building Wealth, Choosing a Partner or Spouse, Courtship and Marriage, Discernment, Wisdom, Female Power, Fundamental Frame, Game Theory, Headship and Patriarchy, Hypergamy, Indicators of Interest, Joy, Love, Male Power, Meet Cute, Models of Success, Moral Agency, Personal Presentation, Purpose, Relationships, Sexual Authority, Strategy, The Power of God, Vetting Women | 41 Comments

Why challenge the character of your wife?

Kindness and Grace are not what we are led to believe. Continue reading

Posted in Attitude, Authenticity, Boundaries, Confidence, Conflict Management, Conserving Power, Courtship and Marriage, Discernment, Wisdom, Discipline, Fundamental Frame, Headship and Patriarchy, Holding Frame, Joy, Leadership, Love, Male Power, Maturity, Personal Growth and Development, Models of Failure, Models of Success, Moral Agency, Purpose, Relationships, Self-Concept, Sphere of Influence, Stewardship, Strategy, The Power of God, Vetting Women | 82 Comments

Men’s Fantasy of Emotional Intimacy

Is it just a solipsistic fantasy, or is this how God intends for men to “love their wives”? Continue reading

Posted in Attraction, Authenticity, Boundaries, Choosing a Partner or Spouse, Courtship and Marriage, Desire, Discerning Lies and Deception, Discernment, Wisdom, Discipline, Female Power, Freedom, Personal Liberty, Fundamental Frame, Headship and Patriarchy, Introspection, Joy, Love, Maturity, Personal Growth and Development, Models of Failure, Personal Presentation, Power, Purpose, Questions from Readers, Relationships, Self-Concept, Solipsism, The Power of God | 279 Comments

Patriarchy is the Default Context

The easiest way to sell patriarchy is to make it either the best or the only card left to play. Continue reading

Posted in Building Wealth, Collective Strength, Complementarianism, Culture Wars, Discernment, Wisdom, Divorce, Feminism, Freedom, Personal Liberty, Headship and Patriarchy, Joy, Male Power, Models of Success, Purpose, Relationships, Sanctification & Defilement, Self-Concept, SMV/MMV, Socio-Economic Class Studies, Stewardship | 79 Comments

The Greatest Archetype

A comparison of Christ and the church with a man and his wife. Continue reading

Posted in Choosing a Partner or Spouse, Courtship and Marriage, Cultural Differences, Desire, Passion, Discernment, Wisdom, Discipline, Enduring Suffering, Feminism, Fundamental Frame, Headship and Patriarchy, Hypergamy, Introspection, Joy, Leadership, Love, Male Power, Models of Success, Organization and Structure, Perseverance, Purpose, Relationships, Sanctification & Defilement, Self-Concept, Sphere of Influence, Stewardship, The Power of God, Vetting Women | 125 Comments

An Interview with American Pilgrim author Roosh Valizadeh

“Pursing something for merely material benefits is idolatry, and you will surely be punished for it in this life.” ~ Roosh Valizadeh Readership: Christian Men;Authorship: This interview was conducted by Stephen L. M. Heiner, and the transcript contained in this … Continue reading

Posted in Animal Kingdom, Answered Prayers, Attitude, Authenticity, Cathodoxy, Choosing a Partner or Spouse, Conspiracy Theories, Courtship and Marriage, Cultural Differences, Culture Wars, Discernment, Wisdom, Enduring Suffering, Evangelism, Freedom, Personal Liberty, Fundamental Frame, Handling Rejection, Holding Frame, Homosexuality, Introspection, Joy, Male Power, Maturity, Personal Growth and Development, Models of Success, Perseverance, Politics, Prayer, Protestantism, Purpose, Relationships, Self-Concept, SMV/MMV, Society, Sphere of Influence, The Power of God | 59 Comments

The Christian Marriage Dilemma

Marrying a Christian woman won’t necessarily give you a Christian marriage. Continue reading

Posted in Asia, Attraction, Authenticity, Boundaries, Building Wealth, Choosing a Partner or Spouse, Clothing, Confidence, Convergence, Courtship and Marriage, Cultural Differences, Decision Making, Desire, Passion, Determination, Discernment, Wisdom, Enduring Suffering, Feminism, Freedom, Personal Liberty, Game Theory, Glory, Headship and Patriarchy, Hypergamy, Identity, Introspection, Joy, Love, Male Power, Maturity, Personal Growth and Development, Models of Failure, Models of Success, Moral Agency, Organization and Structure, Power, Purity Culture, Purpose, Racial Relations, Relationships, Running the Gauntlet, Sanctification & Defilement, Self-Concept, Sexual Authority, Stewardship, Strategy, Taiwan, The Power of God, Vetting Women | 122 Comments