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Love, Sex, and Romance

The prior two posts on this blog have been an attempt to define “Love.”  I use the word attempt because I am no expert which is obvious if you’ve read the second of the two posts. I feel nearly all of us struggle with a clear perception of real love. […]

Definition of Love Part 2

“But the fruit of the Spirit is love… ” ‭‭Galatians‬ ‭5:22‬ ‭NIV‬‬ Agape is the Greek word translated as love in Galatians 5:22 above. It is a difficult word to define, because humankind can only imitate it. Using the best lexicons to research “agape,” the word benevolence stood out for […]

An Excerpt from My Novel

I have written and published 2 novels, A River Bend and Through the Valley of the Shadow. Here is an excerpt from Chapter 10, “Help!”, Through the Valley of the Shadow. If you’re interested in purchasing the book, you can email me at douglasknight85@gmail.com or through Amazon.com. If you live […]

Swallowing Pride

In the last several blog posts, I used Song of Songs (Song of Solomon) to help us see and understand God’s character, especially His love for Creation. My fascination with the Biblical love story influences more research and study, because I truly want to know more about God and know […]

Arousing Love

Sexual desires are hard to control. Intimacy with another is how we are made. Those under forty or maybe fifty years old may find this tough to fathom, but there was a time when abstinence before marriage was not only the right thing to do, but it was a sign […]

Alone, But Not Alone

“Good night, Marcy,” Josh says as Marcy enters the elevator. Marcy glances toward the other passenger and smiles. The elevator door begins to close. “I love you, Marcy James,” Josh states through the ever-narrowing opening. Marcy starts to reply, but the door is shut tight and the elevator begins its […]

Beauty From Ashes

Have you ever felt God had vanished or was so far away and out of reach? I must confess that I have and not just once, but several times. Each time, I learned that God did not abandon me, but was drawing nearer. I also learned more about who I […]