There is a class of people to whom you should be especially kind - the innocently happy. Human nature has horrid tendency to "take them down a peg." Resist the unworthy temptation. Happiness is too rare a plant to kill it with a harsh word. The great secret of kindness is to be interested in … Continue reading Harsh Words, Loose Talk and Criticisms.
Problem: I recently attended some lectures given at a secular university on the subject of preparation for a happy marriage. In one lecture it was stated that some sex experience before marriage is necessary for happiness in marriage, on the ground that by experiment one learns whether married life will be happy. Is there any … Continue reading On Sex Experimentation Before Marriage.
Try to be a good mixer - which does not mean one who always agrees with the opinion of the last speaker, and takes her opinions from the people around her. Have your own opinions. It is not always necessary to express them; but if you must, do so courteously. Sometimes you are bound to … Continue reading The Gentle Art of Getting Along With Others
Problem: I am engaged and looking forward to a very happy marriage. But there is one doubt in my mind that seems to cast a shadow over my happiness. Long before I met my fiance, I fell into sin with another person. This has long since been confessed and deeply repented. The doubt in my … Continue reading Should An Engaged Lady Reveal Her Past?
Marriage is no exception to other states of life. In every department of life we must expect difficulties. For the sake of success in business or a profession people must patiently endure many inconveniences and frequently hardships. The home is the biggest business of life. It is worth while exercising restraint and forbearance for the … Continue reading The Modern Leprosy of Divorce
Problem: I am 27 years old and have been going with the same man for four years. He has never done any serious talking about getting married, and yet he resents it very much if I even think of going out with anybody but himself. He leaves me with the impression that some day he … Continue reading Waiting For Proposal!
Problem: Some weeks ago I had a date with a young man and I fell very much in love with him. But he has never asked me for another date. I am 21 years old and feel that he is the only one for me. How can I get him to fall in love with … Continue reading Can This Be Love?
Don't be afraid of labor or trouble. The industrious girl will not have near as much work as to do as the lazy and shiftless one. Why? Because she manages so that her work is done with much less trouble. She goes right at it without allowing it ever to get the upper hand of … Continue reading Advantages of Diligence – Rev. George Deshon
Problem: Should a girl who has fallen into sin and thus become pregnant insist on marrying the man who was her companion in sin? Should those who have influence over her insist that this be done to salvage her good name and to provide both a mother and a father for the child? I am … Continue reading Should A Girl Marry For Her Reputation?
Kindness and the Reverse. Be kind:—to your colleagues, to your inferiors, to your superiors. Be kind to those you like, but specially to those you don't like. You needn't profess an affection you do not feel ; but you can give a word or a smile that won't cost you much and may have surprising … Continue reading Kindness and the Reverse