A PAINFUL HEART
Jesus said, “Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted” (Matthew 5:4). Some may read this and think Jesus is saying that sadness is a blessing. But that’s simply not true. It hurts to mourn. It is painful. Mourning for the sake of mourning is not a blessing. What Jesus really meant is, […]
A Truth About Marriage
“Any fool can have a trophy wife. It takes a real man to have a trophy marriage.” -Diane Sollee
Fathers, You Teach Your Daughters How Their Husbands Should Treat Them
Ardenfrost had this to say about raising daughters: “It gave me a lot of opinions on what it means to be a man. Being a man isn’t anger, it’s not yelling, it’s not violence, it’s not fighting, it’s not impatience, it’s not acting before thinking. Being a man is making right decisions, it’s doing the […]
Ladies, Know Your Worth!
“A strong woman builds her own world. She is one who is wise enough to know that it will attract the man she will gladly share it with.” ― Ellen J. Barrier, How to Trust God When All Other Resources Have Failed
Don’t assume your sons or daughters are free from the trap of pornography. We know good Christian families who have been blown away by a child’s involvement in this trap. Talk to your child about the importance of keeping his life pure by guarding what enters through the eyes. Jesus said, “The lamp of the body […]
Planned Spontaneity in Marital Sex
Marriage Makeover Tip: Keep the sex in your marriage fun. Always keep a good balance of predictability and mystery. Thus the phrase planned spontaneity. Just because you may have to plan sex does not mean it has to be routine. Planning the time means it is important enough to make it happen. Many couples I […]
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
We are republishing this post on PTSD. We have the privilege of having two veterans on our staff. Ms. Vernesa Perry and Mr. Timothy Cox. Thank You for your service. Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Personal accounts concerning traumatic events showed that those with post-traumatic stress disorder recurrently re-experience the traumatic incident; evade others, situations, or […]
How can I be sure?
Why are we getting married? How are we going to divide up the household chores? Does religion play an important part in your life? Do you think faith and spirituality are important in a marriage? What is your image of God? Finances: Are you a saver or spender when it comes to money? How much […]