Dilys Brooks: Episode 1 -How I Met My Husband
So I have to tell you the story about how my husband and I first met. He was in high school; I was in college. We met at choir rehearsal. It sounds cliche I know but that’ s where we met. We became really good friends. He made me laugh a lot. I really enjoyed being in his company. Over time our friendship grew, and we had a friend who said to us, you guys are going to date, and we both said, we’re not going to date…
Dilys Brooks: Episode 2 -How to Start Dating Someone
In Episode 1 I shared what I did, now i’ll tel lyou waht i advise peoel to do. Get to know who you are. I have guidelines I like to give to people aobut when’s a good tiem to start dating. I heard him do a workshop about dating. where was he when i was dating. we go from being single to being locked up with someone. Generalizing is I want to go out on a date with a person NOt you locked in with someone making wedding plans. Gives you a chance to do your homework.
Dilys Brooks: Episode 3 -You Gotta Know Yourself
I have a lot of friends in their 30s and they’re still single. I have friends approaching their 40s and they’re like, oh my gosh I’m never going to find anybody. And I often say, “Do you know yourself.” Are you absolutely 100% sure about who you are. I ask them It doesn’t matter how old you are, whether you’re in your 20s, 30s or 40s. When I’m giving counsel to people about being in a relatoinship – know how you are, ask questions.
Dilys Brooks: Episode 4 – Does “The One” Exist?
There’s this question, “How can you know if you’ve met the one?” Here’s the truth of the matter. There are probably several people you could say yes to. You have to narrowing it down to the person you could see yourself growing old with. That’s what marriage is about – being with someone you want to have experiences with. You know you’ll have ups and downs and highs and lows. Those are the kinds of questions you should answer when dating.
Dilys Brooks: Episode 5 -Should We Get Married?
So you’ve done your homework. You and this person are in a relationship. How do you know without a shadow of a doubt that this person is the one? The way I advise people is to spend some time in prayer. Both of you should do that.
Dilys Brooks: Episode 6 – She Said Yes!
When my husband asked me to date him, I remember asking the Lord, “while I know my (now) husband promised he would marry me, now he’s approaching me for us to date the second time, I need to know this is the relationship i should embark on. Especially because the relationship before this one I didn’t ask Jesus first and I could have saved myself some heart ache and the other person some heart ache.
Dilys Brooks: Episode 7 – Do You Have the Gift of Singleness?
I’ve met people who’ve not wanted to be married. The question becomes how do you know if you have the gift of singleness. One of the things we don’t talk about in the body of Christ is what do we do with our single years.