More reader wit, wisdom, and wisecracks appear below.
“I kept a diary thru my pre-teen and teenage years and as I reflect, those were the most self-respecting years of my life…seems counter-intuitive but it is true.” [Jessica at 1103]
“And, sadly, both men and women tend to sabotage their (potential) future together by trying to get what they want without having earned it, without having built the foundation on which it can stand (or cultivated the garden in which it can grow). The most common cause of this failure is pre-marital sex.” [Ilion at 1102]
“Grind those men and sift their character! XD” [Simplicity Evermore at 1104]
“What fun I’ve had watching the façade the alpha types put up crumble.” [Gonemaverick at 1114.1]
“Both [Christian] men and women are called to be intensely giving and selfless. The difference is where the giving and selflessness is aimed. Women are oriented towards the personal and relational, and their giving is generally aimed at the individual. They nurture and support people in need. Men are more oriented towards the objective—i.e., the world of rules and ideas. They work diligently in the pursuit of knowledge and justice.” [Violet at 1104]
“Today [young girls] watch “Tangled” [new movie] and tomorrow when they find no answers in popular culture, they will come to your website to become “Untangled” [Marianne at 1114.1]