When I was a little girl, I found a small black rectangular object near my grandparents cellar door. I didn’t know what it was, but it felt heavy and important. I ran into the house and asked grandma if I could keep it. She held it between her crooked finger tips and said, “You found a magnet!”
She handed it back to me, with permission to keep it, and explained that magnets attract things. She said if I move it around in the dirt very slowly, I could find all kinds of little treasures. I couldn’t imagine what the word “treasures” meant. Did she mean diamonds?Read More›
How much time do you spend working on your spouse? How many days are wasted on wishing your life away when day after day nothing changes? You feel stuck, having the same old arguments over the same old things, day in and day out.
Would you like to know how to stop wasting your time?
Questioning Your Actions
“Am I addicted to these drinks?” This question came to my mind after spending 48 hours wallowing in self deprecating thoughts. “Is this what depression feels like?”
The answer was yes, and what I was experiencing was called ‘situational depression’.Read More›
Have you noticed that challenges, differences and confrontations tend to build walls between spouses, and the first thing you know, out the window goes the marriage? It honestly doesn’t have to be this way. Healthy marriages can be created to get more of out of life than either spouse thought possible – even during the tough times.
What if you were to think of relationships like this:Read More›
Who ever said marriage was easy, definitely wasn’t married for the long haul. Add being an entrepreneur to the mix and you can get all kinds of unique issues.
If you’re like most couples, when you’re struggling, anything can bring you close to the edge of ugly. This post was created to help you get past that edge, and stay focused on the five most important aspects of your marriage.Read More›
Over the course of our 33 years of marriage, my husband often voiced how much God came between us.
The funny thing is, my thoughts were always, “I’m so thankful God came between us!”
For every opinion in life there is also a counter opinion. Whether you’re a married corporate exec, entrepreneur, politician, construction worker or a house wife, God has always been controversial.
. Today’s question comes from the site of Wiselike by an anonymous member.
Q: “What are the roots of your findings (about relationships)? Is it from personal experience? Or patterns that you’ve seen?” Anonymous
I’d like to give you the short version, but I think your question deserves the complete story. I’ve never told my story quite like this before, but I’ll share it today in full humility because someone needs to hear it.
Our roots make a huge difference, but they don’t define who we are, no matter what our experiences or patterns look like.Read More›
“What do you consider when advising a new couple in their early twenties?” Thomas
This is a good question, though I’m not sure from what perspective Thomas was wanting a response from, parent perspective, friends, coach, marriage counselor, etc. It would have been helpful to know that first, but my audience is usually faith conscious entrepreneurs, often between the ages of 25 and 55, who are looking for a stronger connection to God, themselves and each other as a couple or family.Read More›