True failure is not about making mistakes at all; nor is it about unmet expectations by ourselves or on the part of others. True failure, in my view, only occurs when people choose to give up in the midst of opportunity.
I believe in marriage. I believe that marriage can only last when a couple works at repairing and maintaining it rather than abandoning it when life as a couple becomes difficult. Marriage is one of life's greatest blessings and rewards to me, but it still requires that I work at becoming a better husband all … Continue reading Husbands: Are You a Prince or a Project?
If you've never known someone who has actually taken their own life, you most certainly have been around family, friends, or coworkers who have thought seriously about it, whether you realized it or not.
No matter the type of relationship you are in; no matter what circumstance you are in; no matter the belief system from which you come, LOVE is always the answer. Our creator, whom we call God, is in His very essence, love. When we choose love, we choose God. When we choose God, we choose … Continue reading We Keep Coming Back to One Conclusion
If people are ever going to move forward in life; if you, specifically, hope to find a greater path that finds peace and happiness, we all have to take responsibility to make some changes.
It seems that many people are easily offended these days. The more we talk about the need for tolerance, diversity, peace, and harmony, the more we seem to become intolerant, segregated, angry and unruly. I'm not suggesting we just lie down and allow people to do what they will and forget about being a civilized … Continue reading Love and … Overlooking an Offense
God is love, as we've established in a previous blog via 1 John 4.8,16. He is the essence of, the origin of, and the definition of love. Love is, more often than not, a verb (an action) that is done for the betterment of another. What we identify as love is not emotion (a noun) … Continue reading Love and…Relationship
Just as there are many words for sugar hidden on ingredient labels, there are several words and concepts for love strategically and subtly positioned within the pages of the holy bible. One of these words is MERCY. To extend mercy is to withhold the wrath that someone who has offended us actually deserves in our … Continue reading Love and…Mercy
It's nearly 2018! I am so excited about showing you how to better understand love in all different kinds of relationships, beginning next week. I think you'll be surprised at just how important real love is. Remember that love can only be a noun after it has been a verb! Until next week, blessings upon … Continue reading Love is…
Darkness takes for itself; love gives of itself.