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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

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

Control, Coronavirus, and Other Complications of Life

March 19, 2020

In these day when our news, our social media, and our lives are consumed with the Coronavirus, one thing is painfully clear… WE ARE NOT AS IN CONTROL AS WE … Read more Control, Coronavirus, and Other Complications of Life

1 Samuel 11-12 – Balancing Mercy and Discipline

March 19, 2020

As a child, our logic is very simple. If we do something bad, something bad will happen to us. Likewise, if we do something good, something good will happen to … Read more 1 Samuel 11-12 – Balancing Mercy and Discipline

1 Samuel 10 – Commitment

March 12, 2020

have you ever known someone who had difficulty committing to something or someone? Have you ever known someone who says, “I’m in!” but still seems to have one foot out? … Read more 1 Samuel 10 – Commitment