Truth that Makes a Difference

Finding meaning in life, marriage, and faith

If You’re Attracted to Someone Else…

August 6, 2020

Let’s cut to the chase. There will be times when we find ourselves attracted to someone other than our spouse. We don’t like to admit it, but it happens. We … Read more

1 Samuel 23-24 – How to Go High When They Go Low

August 4, 2020

As children, we’re taught to play fair and do what’s right…even if no one else is…then things will turn out alright for us. But what do you do when doing … Read more

If Your Approaches to Parenting Differ…

July 30, 2020

When people come into my counseling office with marital problems, I always ask them, “When did these things start to be a problem?” The majority of people trace it back … Read more

1 Samuel 21-22 – The Traits of a Good Leader

July 28, 2020

Leadership is a hot topic these days. If you type the word “leadership” into Amazon’s search bar, you will get over 60,000 results. Most of the books on leadership enumerated … Read more

If You Find it Difficult to Deal With Your In-Laws…

July 23, 2020

“It’s only for a couple of weeks. Just don’t say anything!” These were the words of caution/threat that my wife delivered to me prior to her parents’ arrival. And she … Read more

1 Samuel 20 – Deep and Meaningful Friendships

July 21, 2020

Do you have close friendships? The fast paced and high pressured world in which we live often prevents us from having the time we need to develop deep and meaningful … Read more

If You Disagree on Spending… (Part 2)

July 16, 2020

In the last Normal Marriage Post, we began looking at a topic that can be so problematic in marriage it ranks right up there with sex and communication. The topic … Read more

1 Samuel 18-19 – How to be Successful

July 14, 2020

If you type “success” in Amazon’s search bar, you will come up with over 100,000 hits! Why? Because we all want to be successful. We want success in marriage, in … Read more

If You Disagree on Spending… (Part 1)

July 9, 2020

They say the three hot topics for marriage are sex, money, and communication. We talked about sex in the last post and we’ll put off communication till a later post. … Read more

1 Samuel 17 – Who Wants To Be Like David?

July 7, 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