What You Want … 2014 Reader Survey Results

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We have the 2014 Reader Survey Results! And, if you keep reading til the end, you’ll find a free copy of the Small Group Leader Guide for The Respect Dare (Thomas Nelson, 2012) AND an opportunity for YOU! 🙂 In an effort to make sure I’m loving you the way you want to be loved […]

Got Sorrows?

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Throat tight, fiercely pounding heart throbs in my ears. Eyes wet. And that smell. Why do hospitals always have that smell? We walked silently to the elevator together after meeting with the doctor. I wasn’t sure I’d make it. My legs felt funny. Weak. Wobbly. I literally didn’t know what to say. How does one […]

Inside One Man’s Head… from Kyle Hargrove

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Alex and Blake had spent most of the day deer hunting, deep in the woods, and after a long, unfruitful hunt, were conversing in the semi-darkness around the campfire. Alex asked, “Blake, do you ever wonder why women take everything we say so personally?” Blake replied, “Yep, I do.” Alex then said, “Yesterday was her […]

3 Quick Ways to Save Your Marriage Today…

Dr. John Gottman has spent his life studying what REALLY works in marriage. He’s made a number of astounding discoveries, not the least of which is the reason counseling only works in turning around a marriage about 25% of the time: much of what we have been taught was not designed for a marriage application, […]

Need “Permission” to Take Care of Yourself?

In the Respect Dare E-Course recently, a wife told the story of how she continued doing things that she found enjoyable throughout her marriage. She joined her husband in his interests, but then she also made time to pursue her own. She felt fulfilled. I found her extremely smart. So much so that I had […]

Don’t Worry, Be Happy…Yeah, RIGHT.

Unfortunately, “Where’s MY happy ending?” is a question too women are asking these days. And it starts really young. I met with a 17 year old girl recently who told me she found the question, “What is love?” really confusing. “Disney’s told me one thing, the church has told me another, and I have no […]