Truth that Makes a Difference

Finding meaning in life, marriage, and faith

Watching the Titanic Sink…Over and Over Again

March 11, 2021

  No matter how many times I see Jame Cameron’s movie “Titanic,” I am always uneasy each time I watch that ship slowly submerge, violently break apart, and then disappear … Read more

1 Kings 8 – Don’t Relax Your Grip!

March 9, 2021

There are times in life when things are just good. When this happens, it’s easy to kick back, relax, and take it easy. But chances are, we got to those … Read more

How to Lose a Fight

March 4, 2021

When it comes to marital fights, I know two things… FIRST – EVERY COUPLE FIGHTS. Some spouses fight like a hurricane, while some spouses fight like a gentle spring storm. … Read more

1 Kings 5-7 – Beyond Imagination

March 2, 2021

  I grew up in the country, in Southern Illinois. For some reason, I never expected to leave that area. So years ago, when I traveled to Paris, France, and … Read more

The Pandemic Marriage

February 25, 2021

  You may think this post on marriage in a pandemic is a little late. But, when the pandemic first broke, I like many others, expected it to be a … Read more

1 Kings 4 – Here and Now

February 23, 2021

“It doesn’t get any better than this.” It’s something we say when things feel good, worries seem to evaporate, and all seems right with the world. Maybe you’ve said it on … Read more

Minding the Gaps:Dealing with the Differences Between Spouses

February 18, 2021

Dealing with the differences between you and your spouse is one of the most common frustrations in marriage. It’s funny how the differences we found so attractive when we were … Read more

1 Kings 3 – If You Could Have Anything You Want

February 16, 2021

It’s the age-old question: “If you could have anything you wanted, what would it be?” As kids, we dreamed about the answer to that question. Even as adults, we’ve looked … Read more

Are You A Good Kisser?

February 11, 2021

Are you a good kisser? Probably not a question you’re asked a lot – if at all! And how do you answer such a question? If you answer “no,” you … Read more

1 Kings 2 – Loyalty, Alignment, and New Leadership

February 9, 2021

Every four to eight years, our country goes through a historic transfer of leadership from one president to the next. When a new president comes into office, they immediately make … Read more