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.
"We could all do with some quick and easy down time so that we are freed to think more clearly and not react harshly or impulsively, …"
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
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.
God has a way of teaching us valuable lessons through everyday living, doesn't He? As a counselor and coach you would think my job would be all about the idea of "fixing" people. After all, everyone has a reason for doing what they do, right? They are hurting and broken, either because of choices they've … Continue reading I’m Not As Broken As the Fixer