Truth that Makes a Difference

Finding meaning in life, marriage, and faith

If You Want Your Marriage To Work…

May 22, 2020

Everyone wants their marriage to work. You never hear a couple getting married make vows to love one another “till it just doesn’t work anymore.” They always vow to love one … Read more If You Want Your Marriage To Work…

If You Want A Fairytale Marriage…

May 15, 2020

I raised two daughters, and I have four grandchildren. So I’ve read my fair share of fairytales. You would think that people would eventually outgrow fairytales, but there’s one fairytale … Read more If You Want A Fairytale Marriage…

Age: It’s Spiritual

May 8, 2020

In the first post on age, we dealt with the fact that young and old alike struggle with issues of age. We talked about a sort of age related dementia … Read more Age: It’s Spiritual

Age: It’s Natural

May 1, 2020

Note – Though this post does not specifically target marriage, it addresses something every marriage has to deal with. Age. Whether you’re young or old, everyone grapples with their age. … Read more Age: It’s Natural

1 Samuel 17 – Who Wants To Be Like David?

April 23, 2020

Have you ever encountered someone who was so different from those around them, they stood out in a powerful and positive way? The kind of someone whose confidence and courage … Read more 1 Samuel 17 – Who Wants To Be Like David?

1 Samuel 16 – People Are Like a Box of Chocolates

April 16, 2020

I’m not a fan of those variety boxes of chocolates. They leave you to guess about what might be lurking inside each piece. You can pick one that looks good, … Read more 1 Samuel 16 – People Are Like a Box of Chocolates

The Quarantined Marriage

April 10, 2020

I typically talk about what it means to have a “normal marriage.” But in these days of social distancing, “normal“ has become a thing of the past. We are all … Read more The Quarantined Marriage

1 Samuel 15 – “Because I Said So.”

April 9, 2020

“Because I said so!” Most of us can remember hearing this from our parents. We didn’t like it then, and we still not crazy about the “because I said so” … Read more 1 Samuel 15 – “Because I Said So.”

1 Samuel 14 – Biology, Sociology, or Spirituality?

April 2, 2020

Have you ever noticed how two people from the same family can be radically different from one another? Are those differences related to biology (nature) or sociology (nurture)? The answer … Read more 1 Samuel 14 – Biology, Sociology, or Spirituality?

1 Samuel 13 – Pay Attention to the Red Lights

March 26, 2020

Some people are “feelers.” They respond to things based upon their feelings. Now feelings are not bad and should not be avoided. God Himself has feelings and expresses emotion. (Gen. … Read more 1 Samuel 13 – Pay Attention to the Red Lights