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Being Human


Jun 20, 2023

Welcome to Episode 131 of the Being Human Podcast:  The #1 Threat to Marriage (Or Any Relationship, Really!)

This week Dr. Greg reveals the greatest threat to marriage, relationships, and living out our universal call to holiness while also breaking open how to combat this danger through following the example of Christ. 

 

Highlights from the episode: 

  • The purpose and goal of marriage as a vocation through which we’re called to become saints; 

  • Singlehood as a time to focus on understanding oneself and one's purpose while cultivating intimacy with God;

  • Dating as a time of discernment in which you can learn more about yourself and another person to determine if they are a potential recipient of one's full gift of self;

  • Engagement as a time to discover the dreams of your partner; 

  • Following the example of Christ in that He came “to serve rather than to be served”;

  • The importance of overcoming our urge for immediate gratification and learning to sit with and learn from our desires; 

  • Marriage as a vocation of mutual self-service while parenthood (whether biologically or spiritually) is a unidirectional self-gift.

 

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