Truth that Makes a Difference

Finding meaning in life, marriage, and faith

Deuteronomy 15 – Share What You’ve Been Given

May 15, 2019

You can see it in a small child protectively clutching a toy. You can hear it in their voice when they punctuate the word “mine!” Since the Garden of Eden, … Read moreDeuteronomy 15 – Share What You’ve Been Given

Deuteronomy 14 – Pay Attention to the Little Things

May 8, 2019

A few years ago there was a book published entitled, “Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff.” While I agree we shouldn’t get overly anxious or bogged down in small, inconsequential things, … Read moreDeuteronomy 14 – Pay Attention to the Little Things

Deuteronomy 13 – Anything Other Than Devoted Exclusivity

May 1, 2019

Funny thing about marriage…it needs devoted exclusivity to survive. Marriage can survive all types of problems and upheavals, but it cannot survive if a spouse continues to share his or … Read moreDeuteronomy 13 – Anything Other Than Devoted Exclusivity

Deuteronomy 12 – Be Specific

April 24, 2019

Have you ever noticed that when it comes to details, there are people who are more specific in nature and people who are more general in nature. Specific people meticulously … Read moreDeuteronomy 12 – Be Specific

Deuteronomy 11 – The Freedom to Choose

April 17, 2019

“Life would be so much better if I could just get people to do what I want them to do.” Much of our stress and frustration is due to wishing, … Read moreDeuteronomy 11 – The Freedom to Choose

Deuteronomy 10 – The importance of Being Persistent and Consistent.

April 10, 2019

When I was younger, I used to think that success was dependent upon talent, or skill, or wealth, or connectedness. I thought those who were successful merely had the right … Read moreDeuteronomy 10 – The importance of Being Persistent and Consistent.

Deuteronomy 9 – Don’t Get A Big Head

April 3, 2019

When things are good, it’s easy to believe we deserve it, or that our good fortune is a direct result of our efforts and importance. We may not say it … Read moreDeuteronomy 9 – Don’t Get A Big Head

Deuteronomy 8 – Don’t Forget!

March 27, 2019

“Alright! Alright! I heard you the first time!” These are the words I would think to myself when I was a teenager and my parents were telling me something over … Read moreDeuteronomy 8 – Don’t Forget!

Deuteronomy 7 – Do You Need to Declutter?

March 20, 2019

Marie Kondo has given rise to the recent trend in decluttering our living spaces. Marie encourages people to get rid of anything that doesn’t give them joy. We all have … Read moreDeuteronomy 7 – Do You Need to Declutter?

Deuteronomy 6 – God’s Locker Room Instructions

March 13, 2019

Just before a big game, a coach will gather the players together in the locker room and go over instructions about the attitudes and behaviors they will need to win … Read moreDeuteronomy 6 – God’s Locker Room Instructions