Corey Anne (20 Sep 2010)
You took the words right out of
my mouth! I too am STUNNED as I watch people mill around like
nothing is happening. I would be completely humbled, and not
quite joyous, if I were marrying and planning a family in these
days. I have a young friend who is unmarried and pregnant who
walks around showing everyone her belly with a big grin on her face,
and she was raised in church to know better! I'm just amazed how
people have become so complacent with the times of this age. She,
my pregnant friend, is so drawn to spending time with me, but I have
trouble being around her right now. I also question how I have
represented myself, because people seem to be so completely comfortable
sharing their sinfulness in my presence. I keep telling her to
look up and make better decisions from here. And all she can talk
about is the baby shower she wants me to throw for her at church.
I know people make mistakes, but when people purposely live against
G-d's laws and then pretend like everything's o.k,, well, I just
Hang in there, Reva. You are going to have
to just get through it for your friend's sake. And I understand
about your DH; mine is the same. He thinks I overreact too.
He makes the comment sometimes that it sure is hard being married to a
saint. I just wonder how it is that everyone is not as convicted
as I am. And people are acting like nothing is happening.
We just completed our fall break (even though I homeschool, we follow
the vacation schedule.) And we stayed home and enjoyed our pool
while almost everyone we know went to the beach. Do they not see
Best wishes to you.