Tag: Relationships

A Wife Wants a Husband to be Strong for Her

A Wife Wants a Husband to be Strong for Her

I have often wondered, “What does a wife really need in a husband?” She may have money, children, clothes, and a home…and yet still feel a deep need. Husbands, I think I can help you with one word:  “strength.” Adam and Eve were created equal, co-regents over creation.  After Eve sinned, God said to her, … Continue reading A Wife Wants a Husband to be Strong for Her

Why Your Husband’s Greatest Need is to be Respected

Why Your Husband’s Greatest Need is to be Respected

As a husband of 42 years, let me give you my thoughts on why this is and how to repair that tension! 1.  Don’t wait until he is “spiritual enough” to respect him. Peter wrote to first-century Christian wives that “even if your husband does not obey the word they may be won without a word … Continue reading Why Your Husband’s Greatest Need is to be Respected

Choice #7: Choose to make every person I meet and every place I go better because of Christ in me – Part 2

Choice #7: Choose to make every person I meet and every place I go better because of Christ in me – Part 2

Next, this woman decided the church really needed some buses to pick up children for Sunday school – and she wasn’t going to just wish for it to happen. So, she herded her kids together, hobbled to the car with them and drove off to a local commercial transportation company. The company owner looked out … Continue reading Choice #7: Choose to make every person I meet and every place I go better because of Christ in me – Part 2

The Other Side of Resentment: Forgiven, but Can You Forgive Yourself?

The Other Side of Resentment: Forgiven, but Can You Forgive Yourself?

Joseph renewed his promise to provide for his brothers and their children. The Bible says he comforted and spoke kindly to them. I like to imagine a big group hug took place -- all of Jacob’s sons truly together, at last. While Joseph had let go of his resentment and completely forgiven his brothers, they … Continue reading The Other Side of Resentment: Forgiven, but Can You Forgive Yourself?

Beating Resentment: Choosing God’s Way at Life’s Crossroads

Beating Resentment: Choosing God’s Way at Life’s Crossroads

Joseph finally had arrived in life. At least, that is how most of us would feel after having literally risen from pits of dirt and despair, shed real chains (as well as spiritual ones), and miraculously leaped the crater between slave and prince. Day by day, Joseph oversaw the distribution of the food stores to … Continue reading Beating Resentment: Choosing God’s Way at Life’s Crossroads