Nuggets

A Servant’s Heart and more!

I am certain there are some, but I just don’t know anybody approaching marriage who does not expect Once upon a Time…They lived happily Ever After. All the romance and enthusiasm of courtship, by expectation, expected to extend into marriage. That is just wrong on multiple counts. How many of you reading this have ever …

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Getting Your head straight…

“For as a man thinks in his heart, so is he.” Pr 23:7 NKJV Every family has generational “issues” they struggle with. These are things our parents and grandparents passed to us like addiction, abuse, anger, anxiety, lust, fear, etc. Often we say, “It just runs in my family, I can’t do anything about it.” …

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Two jars of Marbles…

On my back desk…an old butcher block…sits a 3 gallon glass jar with 4,269 marbles. Every week I place a marble in the jar while asking myself, “You traded a week of your life off for something…was it worth it? Did I make lasting contributions somewhere during this week?” “What do I have planned for …

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Communicate with your mate…

“Use your head…so…your love is sincere…not sentimental gush.” Philippians 1:9 MSG Ever notice when you were dating somebody, you could talk effortlessly for hours, but when you have been married awhile, unless you work at it, conversation can become superficial and even lead to awful disagreements? The Bible says, “Be willing to listen and slow …

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What really lasts?

Do you remember when you struggled to buy and wrap the absolutely most outstanding gift for your spouse or your children for birthdays or Christmas? I don’t either. Stuff gets forgotten and rather quickly. Do you remember what you got for Christmas three years ago? I don’t either. So, then, what really lasts? Isn’t it …

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