August 30, 2022
LILY Letter 73: The Flip Side of Flop Circumstances

When you are in the middle of what feels like the worst possible thing that could ever happen to you, such as a divorce or the death of an intimate partner, it can be nearly impossible to see beyond painful feelings of despair. We wouldn’t want to take those painful feelings away entirely because the […]

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April 5, 2022
LILY Letter 52: Are Mid-Singles the Leftovers?

A mid-single person once commented in a singles group: "We are just the leftovers. Get used to it." I've pondered that characterization a lot since then. Is it true? Are mid-singles just the leftovers that nobody else wanted? I have also sometimes heard people refer to mid-singles as an "Island of Misfit Toys." How about […]

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February 12, 2022
WOMEN: CAN YOU TREAT MEN AS EQUALS IN LOVE?

Friends, I want to address you on something that has been weighing heavy on my heart for awhile now. I have been reluctant to bring this up, because I feel it personally. But the issue is bigger than my personal feelings. As Cathy and I have worked to write a book and create LILY, we […]

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August 26, 2021
WHY WE STARTED LOVE IN LATER YEARS ("LILY")

A couple of months before the covid-19 crisis hit, I had a night where I couldn't sleep. I went down to my study and got on the computer. I thought about working, but the thought of doing legal work at 3:00 a.m. felt too heavy. Then I stumbled on a document that got my attention. […]

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July 2, 2021
MID-SINGLES, STRUGGLE, AND PEACE

David Archuleta is now moving into the realm of mid-singles. There was a time when he seemed to have everything. He is handsome, talented, charismatic, and wealthy. He is a celebrity. The world has recently learned about his private struggle to maintain his faith amid doubts about his sexual orientation. This has reminded me that […]

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