Making Your Spouse Feel Special
We all like to feel special and appreciated. You are the main source of appreciation for your spouse or sweetheart. If your spouse spends all day at a thankless job, whether it is at the office or home with your noisy kids all day, you need to be there for them. Use small, special and […]
Watch Your Mouth
One of my favorite things Jesus ever said was, “Out of the overflow of the heart the mouth speaks” (Matt. 12:34). Now, whether you find yourself leaning towards the camp of Christianity or more towards thinking “the Bible… Psssssh” you have to admit that what He said does make a good deal of sense. Seriously, […]
Making Family Memories
As summer approaches, many families will take a family vacation together. Family vacations are a great opportunity to reconnect as a family and create shared meaning together. Sometimes the best and most memorable vacations are expensive and long. I know my family still talks about going to Disney World together several years ago. But when […]
Married or Not; this is Sexual Abuse!!!
There was this married couple who was having sexual problems in their marriage. During their sexual intimate moments the husband would desire his wife to perform oral sex on him. However, the wife was not in agreement. She said every time she performed such an act with him, it made her feel ashamed, and dirty. […]
Who Are You?
Have you ever asked yourself this question. Who Am I? What do I have to offer? These questions were asked today in morning worship service at my church. Matthew 5:13 says ” You are the salt of the earth; but if the salt loses it’s flavor, how shall it be seasoned?” As believers in Jesus […]
Marrying the Family
They say that when you marry someone you marry their entire family. There is a lot of truth in that. In reality, you do not just have to deal with parent-in-laws; there are sibling-in-laws, their respective spouses and children, grandparents, step parents and ex-spouses too. When you marry someone you inherit that person’s good and bad. […]
Father’s Day is coming up. Our society, it seems, has a love-hate relationship with fathers. Lately the trend in many ways has been to discount, demean, and diminish the role of fatherhood. While it is true that some dads are “dead beats,” some are abusive, and some are portrayed on sitcoms and commercials as idiots, […]
Stress Management Tips!!!
Recently I discussed how stress effects a person both physically as well as emotionally. Inevitably we all deal with some form of stressors on a daily basis. It walks in and out of our lives on a regular basis. And it can easily walk all over us unless we take action. Fortunately, there are many […]