May 31st, 2012 by Zac
This is a picture (right) of my grandfather and his family (including my dad – seated). My grandfather and his wife were happily married until they passed away. Fortunately for me, they passed down a legacy of good marriage and family to my father.
Now, over 100 years later, my family is still benefiting from their wise choices.
At the most recent Exit Tour (see also this article about Exit Tour) here in Slovakia, I presented a lecture on “The building blocks for a healthy family” to several hundred students in three public schools. This topic was one of a number of topics presented by 10 lecturers over the course of three days. From the moment I announced the topic in each class session, I had a very interested audience.
With Slovakia’s divorce rate in the mid 40% range, there is naturally some serious pain just below the surface, in the lives of these high school students. Read the rest of this entry »