Just to be clear, I do not want to force my opinions on anyone, and I fully believe everyone has a right to their own thought on the matter, but I saw this illustration on Pinterest the other day and it really got me thinking.
In today's society the sanctity of marriage is taken so lightly. There are celebrities who commit themselves to one person "till death do us part" and then 30 days later, decide it isn't right and get a divorce. Before my husband and I got married, we had to go through a day long "Pre-Cana" class and meet with a "focus couple" at least 3 times to help us prepare for the sacrament of marriage. I'm not saying that all couples who do this end up happily ever after. But would it hurt if it became a requirement for all couples, no matter who you are, to go through some sort of screening process to see if you're ready for the biggest commitment of your life?
My second little rant of this post is about gay marriage. I'm sure you can figure out what my religion is based on what I've already said, but I can NOT agree that gay women and men should not be able to get married. Since I was a little girl I've heard "Treat others as you would like to be treated", "God loves us all equally", "God wants you to be happy", ect. Yet for some reason if you're gay, you are not to be treated equal. If God wants us to be happy, then why can't everyone be allowed to love whomever they choose? Who are we to say that someone is not supposed to love someone else?
Only 9 out of 50 states and the District of Columbia allow gay marriage. That's only 19% of the nation. What are we afraid of?
So those are my thoughts of the morning. I could keep rambling on this topic for a few more paragraphs, but that isn't necessary.
Think what you like, agree, disagree, love, hate, whatever...but please be respectful of others.