And those issues are?
So your faith wouldn't be shaken if he just humped away aimlessly?
It's fine, any guy I end up marrying is going to have to be someone open to us chatting about these things before we get married
So hopefully both our issues and expectations will be out in the open before the deed. I'm also going with lasting love with a great deal of attraction and desire for each other to play a vital role too
The issues are complex and in some of them I know that I can't really comment as I'm not perfect either...but I can't help it at times. Mostly with the views of some people who view being a christian as being a Sunday morning thing and don't get involved in the various events and things in the church, despite the constant need for more helpers in most groups etc.
Others it's just that they've let power and a business/secular model of what the church should be overcome the fact that we're meant to be humble and loving, especially if their in positions of leadership
There's a phrase used by a few that drives me and my mum mad 'but it's not my responsibility' everything has to fit into it's own little 'department' and they won't step over the line and help out because it's not their 'job' and at the same time bit off your head if you think you're encroaching on their territory
It's not the view of the majority and definitely not of the minister and his wife and there's a lot being done to change it, but it rankles when my view is, that we're all just to muck in and help one another. Yes people need to have leadership positions and be the ones that know what's happening in certain areas but we should all be able to help each other and expect the unconditional help of others rather then their criticism or 'I'm too busy' line.
Of course this is only my view and I'll admit that there's probably at least a few who have issues with me and my attitude too
Some of it's also to do with being home, not being where I want to be and not knowing what's happening next which makes me frustrated and more critical and sharp because of it
Thankfully I have my mum and friends to help and the various activities I help with to try and keep me sane and focusing on serving God rather than attempting to set myself in place of God as judge over others
The Church is never perfect, it's made up of people
There's an old brethren saying 'If you find the perfect church, don't join it, because you'll just ruin it.'