So he worked the seven years--which "seemed to him like a few days in his love for her." How's that again?
Everyone knows this passage (or used to), but to modern minds, it can only seem bizarre.
Thwarted sexual desire is nearly as necessary to young people as food and shelter.
Premarital, premature sex drains the power reserve that would have propelled them into emotional (versus mere physical) adulthood.
) not damaging to the young couple's carbon footprint. Instant Sex (if you "take precautions") is a gift of unmitigated pleasure.
But many of us know that these pleasures are dipped in poison.
Whenever the short films of British animation legend Bob Godfrey have appeared on You Tube, they’ve been quickly removed.
A middle school in Portland, Maine, decided recently that it would hand out birth-control pills to girls as young as 11; no parental consent required.
Genesis 29, for example, tells us that Jacob fell in love with Rachel, and it was agreed that he should have her after working seven years for her father.
Nowadays many of us naively believe that falling in love and jumping into bed are independent events.
You sleep with people you don't love, and admire people you don't sleep with; but certainly if you do happen to fall in love, sex ought to follow as promptly as dental work follows a toothache.
Strippers were invited to participate (fully clothed) in this year's "Haunted Halloween Carnival Benefit" at a New York City middle school.
Complaints were received and the strippers were, reluctantly, disinvited. A middle school in Portland, Maine, decided recently that it would hand out birth-control pills to girls as young as 11; no parental consent required.