I have sat across the table from more than 10,000 families, and I have seen it all. I’ve seen the happiest of families thriving in the worst of situations, and I’ve seen bitter battles where families were broken apart over mere trinkets. The difference in the two can generally be boiled down to one word: values.
The next time you find yourself in a heated made-for-marriage cage match over who should've emptied the dishwasher, or who should've shut the gate before the dog escaped, and both of you are in your corners readying for another round, take a time out and speak these three words...
I came up with a specific and personal letter to my early twenties self, telling me to realize that being single doesn’t mean anything is wrong with me. Here are six pieces of advice in the hopes that no matter where you are on the "singledom" spectrum, you will find something you can relate to.
Meghan Gilbert endured years of bullying because of her weight. Cruel classmates even taunted her with nicknames like “Thunder Thighs” and “Jiggly Legs.” But then this 1 thing changed everything about Meghan Gilbert’s weight-loss journey. And she silenced her bullies with an amazing transformation!
Think about a phrase that’s often part of wedding vows: “From this day forward.” If you and your spouse both commit to moving forward in your marriage in certain ways from this day forward, God will create a new, successful marriage for you.
I’ve prayed a lot of prayers the last few years that have gone unanswered, at least, that’s how I’ve viewed them. But I’ve learned that God rarely answers prayers the way I want him too, just because I ask.
When stress eventually turned into anxiety and depression, I decided since Jesus said, “Come to me those who are weary and heavy-laden, and I will give you rest.” (Matt 11:28), there must be a better solution.
Today, I’d like to share Ten Surprising Reasons Why You’re Stressed and Simple Ways to Restore God’s Peace to your soul too!
Bells will soon be ringing, and parents may experience déjá vu for the first several weeks of school. That’s because the early part of each new school year is commonly spent reversing the effect of “summer brain drain” – when kids lose skills they mastered the previous year.
Tossing and turning. Watching the clock tick minute by minute. This is what it is like for tens of millions of sleepless Americans every night. But it doesn’t have to be like this. If you have problems falling asleep or staying asleep, it is possible get a great night’s sleep—without the aid of medication!
You do want her to be safe. But it’s difficult to protect your child against danger if she doesn’t know she needs protecting. Dangers used to be tangible. Visible. Identifiable. Not anymore. Now they lurk in your child’s pocket.
Here are some ways to start some safe usage of that new smartphone.
While bankruptcy's stigma has weakened in recent years, it is still an especially troubling topic for many Christians. What about the biblical admonition, "The wicked borrow and do not repay, but the righteous give generously"?