How to Honor Your Wife

Love and respect are the key pillars of a successful marriage. For most men, however, honoring their wives is a vow they forget to enact. It is a common misconception that ladies only require love while men need respect. Nothing could be further from the truth....

Feel the Fear and Do It Anyway

What do you fear?  Are you afraid of being alone; intimacy; growing old; public speaking; asserting yourself; change; dying? Everyone feels fear.  As long as we are on this side of heaven, I believe we will experience distress.  But we don’t have to be dominated by...

Your Inner Voice

“And I will ask the Father, and he will give you another Counselor to be with you forever—the Spirit of truth…but you know him, for he lives with you and will be in you.”  (John 14:16,17). Listen to Your Inner Voice God has given each one of us who believes in him an...

Mom, You Are Valued

It was Rose Kennedy who said, “I looked on child rearing not only as a work of love and duty but as a profession that demanded the best that I could bring to it.” How often do moms tend to devalue what they do simply because we don’t get paid for it?  How hard is it...

Warning: Life Coaching Plug!

Wouldn’t it be a gift to yourself to have a fellow sojourner walk beside you on a powerfully chosen life path? Wouldn’t it be amazing to know you’ve got someone in your corner, cheering you on, as you make strides toward living a life that you love?  Life coaching is...

Learning to Ask for Help

I believe it’s oftentimes hard to learn how to ask for help when we need it.  I’m not talking about the unfortunate occasion when we are stranded on the side of the road with a flat tire.  Instead, I’m suggesting that when we are struggling to keep our head above...

God’s Love Isn’t Earned

Do you ever struggle with believing God’s love for you doesn’t have to be earned by being good or doing good works? I remember vividly the night God freed me from believing that I had to work at earning His love.  My first daughter, Madeleine, a newborn, began...

Get Up and Play!

My girlfriend and colleague, Amanda, shared with me the other day, a story that really made me think and ponder how and what we teach our children during their formative years.  I’d like to share the account and lesson I learned. On a cool yet sunny Spring day, Amanda...
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