Second Time Bride – First Time Groom

How do the rules change when it is the bride's second wedding, but the groom's first? On the one hand, since it is his first (and hopefully only!) wedding, the groom deserves to have a celebration with all of...

Pre-Wedding Rituals of Bhumihar Wedding

Bhumihar caste includes the Brahmins. They are known as Bhumihar Brahmins. When the girl in their family reaches the age of wedding, they plan things. The search for the partner begins. If its an arranged wed...

Courtship In The Traditional Meru Community Of Kenya

Courtship is the period in a couple's relationship which precedes their engagement and marriage. In courtship, a couple get to know each other.The Meru tribe is one of the forty two tribes found in Kenya, a c...

The Monastic Life – The Path To Spirituality?

INTRODUCTIONElijah and John, like other hermits (a monastic way of life) lived in the deserts. Jesus did not. What then is the pathway to spiritual maturity? Is it the life of the monk or otherwise? What ...

Great Gatsby – Is Daisy Buchanan Retarded?

Nick Carraway, the narrator, makes much of Daisy's beauty and her sultry voice. But it is through dialogue and action --through her own words and duplicitous behavior-- that we can detect her mental flaws.Lor...