Last year around this time I attended a seminar, “The Forgotten First Love,” by Heather Lindsey. She spoke about how we often forget that when we accept God as our Lord and Savior, we said a spiritual “I do!” She reminded us that our first love (whether we are married or not) is to Jesus […]
Are You Ready for a Spring Cleaning?
We are three months into the new year and many of us don’t remember what our new year’s resolution were. The one way we can get back on track with your resolution is by starting early on our spring cleaning. It is important to clean out your mind, body, soul and spirit at least once every three months. It […]
Hope After Affair
An affair is the most painful betrayal a spouse can experience in marriage. Individuals are getting tempted more then ever with technology like Facebook and texting. Most start off innocently and get tangled up with an emotional affair not realizing they are doing anything wrong. If you are experiencing a deep wound as a result […]
Building Blocks Towards an Intimate Relationship
Have you ever put together furniture from IKEA? Their furniture is fantastic and upholds for many, many years. However, the beginning pieces of the furniture assembly is the toughest. IKEA offers furniture at a reasonable price, because they do not have employees that go out and assemble the furniture for you. Instead, you receive a […]
What is Your Forecast?
In a matter of seconds, our life can go from sunny and happy to cloudy and sad. No one likes raining days, but without them we would not have green grass and beautiful flowers. How can we keep our forecast sunny? Just as it is impossible to predict the weather, it is just has hard to […]
No Perfect Parent
Recently I learned about four parenting styles. I want to share them with you so you can reflect on how your parenting approach may be contributing to the problem of getting your child to obey. First I want to start off with the permissive parent. If you fit in the category you are a parent […]
40 Days, 40 Nights
Lent is a time for prayer, penance, sacrifice and good works that lead up to Easter. Lent starts with Ash Wednesday and continues for 40 days and 40 nights, not including Sundays. The observance of Lent varies from people abstaining from eating meat to giving up a daily “unhealthy” activity. What I have chosen to […]
The Art of Human Relations
I recently reviewed the book How to Win Friends & Influence People by Dale Carnegie to refresh my memory on how to approach people in a way that is not offensive even if they are in the wrong “in my opinion”. Bottom line, as much as I feel I have been offended by others, I […]