It has been said that marriage doesn't solve or create problems but that it magnifies what is already there. When we first are enamored with someone we can't stop smiling or thinking about them. We find our minds drifting off during the day thinking about the next time we will see them. Eventually this lead… Continue reading Focusing on a More Beautiful Marriage
Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called children of God according to Mathew 5:9. Are you a peacemaker or are you always in the middle of conflict? As I grow older, I try to avoid all conflict to enjoy a peaceful life. Oh believe me, in my younger day I was not only… Continue reading Conflict Resolution God’s Way
Every day we are becoming more rushed and sleeping less and less. It is a staggering fact that lack of sleep is costing the United States approximately $411 billion in lost productivity. Sleeping less than eight hours per night causes more illness leading to time off work, less focus leading to on the job accidents… Continue reading Do We Need to Slow Down and Rest in the Name of God?
Is heaven a place we imagine high in the sky and far away from earth? Is it full of angels, harps and puffy clouds or is it more like what we have on this earth? Well I definitely would say most people don't find any comparison to heaven and earth. Most people I would say… Continue reading Heaven on Earth and All It’s Beauty
It is believed that adults make somewhere are around 35,000 decisions each day and that boggles my mind! I know most of these decisions are made out of habit or learned experiences and don't require any thought. I want to talk about the decisions that do require thought for instance, will you pay a bill… Continue reading Are You Basing Your Decisions on God?
Garth Brooks has a song called "Unanswered Prayers" where he is thanking God for prayers that weren't answered and he was better off. I think most people feel there are unanswered prayers but as I continue to study prayer I find out all prayers are answered. That's right, God answers all prayers but in different… Continue reading Do You Think Your Prayers Go Unanswered?
I am so unclear as to how I survived before I understood prayer. Don't get me wrong, I am no prayer expert but prayer has truly changed my life. I learned so many things when studying Rick Warren's 40 Days of Prayer and changed my prayers. I would like to share with you some things… Continue reading Pray, Praying, Prayer