Confounding Enemies Delighting Friends

Confounding Enemies Delighting Friends

There is nothing nobler or more admirable than when two people who see eye to eye keep house as man and wife, confounding their enemies and delighting their friends.  – Homer From Book VI of the Odyssey (175-185). ἀλλά, ἄνασσ᾽, ἐλέαιρε· σὲ γὰρ κακὰ πολλὰ μογήσας...
How long should an engagement be?

How long should an engagement be?

The Bible does not provide for a specific length of time for an engagement to marry. We can, however, draw some inferences from scripture and historical cultural references. Families were very involved with bringing the couple together. Traditionally, the intended...