Even though kids act like they don’t care they want the security of your attention, love, and even boundaries.
Email. Internet. Video. Texting. Tablets. Smartphones. The list never ends, does it? As technology advances, real human connection becomes harder and harder. If we’re not careful, each new gadget can draw us further away from the family of believers God designed us to be.
If you want to experience a close community with other Christians, you must first escape the trap of superficiality and to develop tight bonds that will feed your soul and mature your spiritual family.
Prejudice is a heart problem. We adopt sinful attitudes towards others and recognizing them is the first step towards removing the blinders and—with God’s help—begin seeing the truth.
Your commitment is what binds you and your spouse together for better or for worse...richer or poorer...in sickness and health.
“Troth” isn’t a word we often use. It’s a solemn pledge made at the altar between a bride and a groom, a pledge to remain faithful to one another. Maybe it’s a word we should start using again.
Misunderstandings can easily lead to broken relationships. Before this happens do your best to come to a resolution. Then graciously forgive. And move on.
Our actions should match our words. It’s only when we’re honest with ourselves and with God can we begin to overcome hypocrisy.
If you’re jealous or overprotective of your spouse you risk smothering. True honouring is the opposite—honouring allows your spouse to be free to be his or her own person.
As time passes a marriage can easily become neglected. And neglect makes it susceptible to harmful influences. But a marriage that’s given care and attention, thrives. The honeymoon doesn’t have to end!
It’s easy to think we know it all, especially as we get older. Somewhere along the way we lose our teachable spirit. The truth is, regardless of age or education no one has the corner on wisdom. There is never a time we lose our need for the input of others.
You don’t have to look very hard to find negative people filled with self-pity. That’s why it’s so refreshing to find positive people...no matter the circumstances.