If we can live a fulfilling life being single, why do people long for communion and togetherness with each other?
In our workshop, we talk about the source of our creation as the eternal exchange of love that flows between the persons of the Trinity. We were made from the love of God. We were made for the love of God. And we were made to be an overflow of God’s love through our lives into the lives of others. In other words, our lives are all about communion and togetherness from the very beginning. Marriage is one way to live out our calling to communion and togetherness. It is not the only way. We can also live out a calling of single celibacy, giving and receiving love as we unselfishly give of ourselves to others and our community in non-sexual ways. The fifth and sixth sessions of our workshop help us to teach our kids ways to expand our understanding of love into the big picture of giving life and love to others in our world. This big picture life brings freedom to understand that we can fulfill our calling in beautiful ways outside of marriage, much like Jesus did.Read More