Brave Dating Coach

Brenda Seefeldt Amodea has been in youth ministry for 35 years and is an ordained minister. This means she really loves teenagers (she does!) and that she has walked through dating and marriage issues with her grown teens for those same 35 years. She has lots and lots of practical experience. Brenda also has lots of strong and practiced opinions which this blog will allow her to share.

#DateFail #SoWhat #MemoryMade

When I went looking for my literature paper from 1986 I found this treasure. Remember back in the day when guys would write you letters to express their intentions? No, you don’t. It’s a whole different world now. This is a real letter that I got, dated July 9, 1982. I have the envelope and […]

The Act of Taming

Over the weekend John made me a Chicago-style pizza. He promised nearly a year-and-a-half ago to make me one and often forgot that promise. To be fair, I forgot to remind him (maybe nag him) more during that time frame. I got a text from John on February 12 promising to finally get that pizza […]

Brave Dating Practices – Start Here

We believe in dating. We believe in dating that does not have the single focus of leading to marriage but leads to discovering who you are so you can find the match for you. We believe in: “Live your life to the full bravely following after Jesus. Now. As you are living bravely, who is […]

You Sparkled Before Valentine’s Day

February is beginning but I’m afraid all things Valentine’s has begun long before February 1. Wonderful single people, I’m sorry that the world is putting you through this. It’s a stupid holiday. Much has been written on how a liturgical celebration to honor martyrs named Valentine became this stupid holiday. Google for that research. We […]

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