Ever feel like you have the same arguments with your spouse? Over and over without resolution? When we are in conflict, our natural tendency is to point fingers or cast blame on the other. We tend to use permanent language like “it’s always the same story” or “you never hear what I have to say”. And then we become defensive. Often, arguments trail off onto tangential issues where feelings are hurt and rarely is the original concern actuallyContinue Reading
A couple of months ago I had the honor and privilege of conducting my daughter’s wedding.
Once I got over the daddy-daughter “reveal”, (who knew there was such a thing) it was one of the highlights of my life. Being a marriage therapist for the last three decades, I was able to share with them what makes a successful marriage.
I shared a passage of scripture from James 1:5-8 that says, “ If you need wisdom – if you want to know what God wants you to do – ask Him and He will gladly tell you. He will not resent your asking. But when you ask Him, be sure that you really expect Him to answer, for a doubtful mind is as unsettled as a waveContinue Reading