It’s a valid question for him to ask, because he believes in the Christian principle of the man and woman in a marriage being “equally yoked, “meaning that they share the same religious beliefs and depth of commitment to their faith.Marriages are full of challenges, and Uncle Batta believes that being equally yoked in faith gives couples an advantage in dealing with those challenges.This is Uncle Batta’s early wake-up call for every young man who may not be thinking enough about the future and raising a family: He wants his daughter’s suitors to give thought to what it will be like not just to marry and enjoy companionship with his daughters but also to raise children with them.SEE ALSO: 5 Rookie Tips for Strengthening Your Marriage 4. This one goes even deeper in exploring the commitment and depth of the relationship.
Every person contemplating marriage should take time to seriously ask whether this is a relationship built on reciprocal love or something less, such as infatuation, physical attraction, or mere friendship. Is this person the one you want to parent your children?
A native of Australia, he now lives in Southern California with his wife and co-author of this book, Kanae, and their son Kiyoshi.