Top 10 Ways to Destroy Your Marriage

Few people probably Google “ways to destroy my marriage,” but we all need to pay attention to some marriage-destroying communication behaviors. Sometimes we learn from knowing what NOT to do. 🙂 Bear in mind, I’m not one given to sarcasm, and this post is literally dripping with it. I hope you aren’t offended, but a […]

3 ways to mess up your marriage…

and your other relationships at work, home, and play

There are certainly more than 3 ways to mess up your marriage… today, however, we’ll be looking just 3…and changing them will change ALL of your relationships – and make you happier. … Carla stared at Steve in disbelief. All she had wanted to do was have a simple conversation about where to go for […]

Ever wonder why you are on the planet?

Have you ever wondered why you breathe? Have you ever had that depressed, discouraged, “Oh, why am I even bothering?” hopeless-style response to life’s circumstances? If you have served Him in ministry for a while, struggle with depression, or worse, both, you know what I’m talking about. I have talked with a LOT of Christian […]

Top 10 Ways to Destroy Your Marriage

Few people probably Google “ways to destroy my marriage,” but we all need to pay attention to some marriage-destroying communication behaviors. Sometimes we learn from knowing what NOT to do. 🙂 Bear in mind, I’m not one given to sarcasm, and this post is literally dripping with it. I hope you aren’t offended, but a […]

A Man’s Broken Heart…

Last week, a guy who is “someone who is someone” in Christian ministry contacted me to encourage me to keep doing this blog thing. As it turns out, he read this post about pornography, where a man shares the raw truth of addiction. It deeply impacted him. You see, this man I met with encounters […]

The Reality of Depression …

Dark night, interrupted by nursing. Baby asleep, the young mother stopped before leaving the room. Through the doorway, she saw the dim light in the bathroom softly pouring across the hallway floor. Shadows recoiled from the small light. Too many still loomed. Turning, she pressed her back against the door frame and leaned. She looked […]

Got Storms?

I marvel at what God accomplishes through the lives of obedient women. I absolutely love spending time listening to their experiences with The Respect Dare – I feel He wrote the book, and their experiences add depth and a richness to the small bit of understanding I have about it. This week, I had the […]

Tempted to Bail…?

As I sat in court waiting for my turn to testify as a witness last week, I prayed for the individuals whose turns came before me. Case after case dealt with domestic abuse, drunk driving, and failures to comply with court orders. I prayed especially long for a woman attempting to get her driver’s license […]