Tagged with relationship

What Will You Do With This Day?

Not too long ago a Facebook friend posted the message “You only get one today, what are you going to do with it?” Each day brings with it a plethora of options: You can start off by sleeping in or getting up early. You can shower first or eat first. You can cook breakfast or … Continue reading

Getting Out of Complacency and Finding Joy

This is a follow-up to the two previous posts on complacency inspired by this week’s In Other Words quote. The first two posts are Complacency Should Not be a Permanet Address and Complacency – The Danger and the Hope. com-pla-cen-cy – a feeling of quiet pleasure or security, often while unaware of some potential danger, … Continue reading

Laugh Together – Revisited

Joanne Woodward, actress and wife of Paul Newman, is quoted as saying Sexiness wears thin after a while and beauty fades, but to be married to a man who makes you laugh every day, ah, now that’s a real treat How do you and your spouse fare in the “laughter” category? Laughter, you say! We … Continue reading

Marriage Monday – Prayer in Marriage

My husband and I have prayed together from the very beginning of our marriage, and even while we were dating. From the time we were serious about each other, prayer came naturally. We hold hands and pray together at every meal, whether at home or at a restaurant, and every night before we fall asleep. … Continue reading

You’ve Got to Stick the Landing

My husband and I aren’t huge winter Olympics fans, but we do watch ski jumping and snowboarding. While there are many lessons we can learn from the Olympians and their sports, one thing I’ve learned from ski jumping and snowboarding is, you’ve got to stick the landing. It doesn’t matter how long you fly through … Continue reading

Men: Overcoming Visual Temptation, Your Mind

We take captive every thought to make it obedient to Christ ~ 2 Corinthians 10:5 In yesterday’s post Men: Overcoming Visual Temptation, The Eyes, we discussed the first perimeter of defense to wage war on sexual impurity: your eyes. In today’s discussion, we look at the second perimenter: your mind. … your objective in the … Continue reading

Men: Overcoming Visual Temptation, The Eyes

Look to the Lord and his strength ~ Psalm 105:4 In yesterday’s post Men: Overcoming Visual Temptation, An Introduction, three “perimeters of defense” were presented in order to wage war on the enemy of visual temptation that leads to sexual impurity. … your objective in the war against lust is to build three perimeters of … Continue reading