Are there underlying issues in your life and/or relationships that need attention and intervention before they become dangerous to your health and destroy your relationships? … More Is It Time For A Checkup?
Would you want the Four Horseman of the Apocalypse trampling through your home? The end-times imagery that the Apostle John paints in his Revelation captures the grim effect these destroyers will have on the planet. As one of a few true experts on marriage and relationship, Dr. John Gottman’s 25 years of research has identified some common Destroyers of marriage. He claims a 91% accuracy rate in predicting whether a couple will succeed or fail based on certain criteria. In his book, The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work, he states, “These predictions are not based on my intuition or preconceived notions of what marriage ‘should be’, but on the data I’ve accumulated over years of study.” … More Four Destroyers of Marriage
“Now these three remain: faith, hope, and love. And the greatest of these is love.” 1 Corinthians 13:13 In marriage, a sense of hopelessness can settle in after years of neglect and rejection. This usually develops in the late stages of marital deterioration. Those final stages include: 1. Seeing your marital problems as severe 2. … More Can Hope Be Restored?
I love my iPhone. I am patiently waiting for the new iPhone 5. Smart phones are most certainly smart. Smart phones have opened a lot of doors. Some should have never been opened in the first place. Doors that lead to affairs, pornography, and other addictions and false intimacies. Nearly every time I have counseled … More Has the use of Smart Phones made us Dumb?
Linda and I both love our family very much. We love being parents and now grandparents for the first time. A few weeks ago our daughter, Rachel, along with our son, Josh, his wife, Lexie, and our first grandchild, Jack, came for a one week vacation. It was delightful. Mellow. Slower than usual (squeezing excursions … More We Just Aren’t The Same!