True me: I love greenery. Big, colorful really fragrant flowers outside in a garden and green, leafy plants inside the house. I love the natural beauty and all the different varieties of both. Reality is, though, my thumb is not as green as I would like it to be and my plant survival rate isn't as… Continue reading My Not So Green Thumb
Too often I have heard about yet another couple, fellow believers, that have gotten divorced or are in the process. REALLY??? Without a doubt, marriage is (or can be) complicated. The process of merging the backgrounds, experiences and families of two people, each with his and her own issues can most certainly be a challenge, one… Continue reading Where did we go wrong?
What exactly does "for better or for worse" mean to most people? And who really thinks pre-marriage what worse could really mean? Financial challenges or loss of a job? A child with special needs and the stresses it can bring? LOSING a child? How about prolonged sickness? One in which one spouse has to care… Continue reading For Better or for Worse
Ask a few people what makes a good marriage and you're sure to get a number of different responses. It goes without saying that, as a believer, God as the center and foundation of a marriage is an absolute necessity. There are practical characteristics, however, that need to take a front seat in our relationships… Continue reading What makes a “good marriage?”
I LOVE the "Transformers" series. I am completely fascinated by the special effects of the movies, how the characters are able to literally transform right in front of our eyes. Every part of the vehicle unfolds seamlessly and effortlessly to reveal the robot-like form that the autobot is disguising. I NEVER get tired of watching… Continue reading Transformed…
True me: I'm pretty much a romantic at heart. Real life? Love and marriage are not for the faint of heart! It's not hard to see nowadays that there's a real attack on the state of marriage. Celebrities "don't need a piece of paper to define their relationships" or they jump in and out of… Continue reading Marriage God’s Way — A Quick Look
Too often lately, I've heard about relationship after relationship that is limping along, hanging on by a thread, or in which the husband and/or wife has just completely given up and divorced. Especially in the Black community, we have suffered because of a lack of solid, healthy relationships to pattern our own after and we… Continue reading Love is a Battlefield
A part of real life is that people fail. They make mistakes. Clutch the pearls, they let us down. It's what people do! As Christians, we judge each other's sins, holding them up against the measuring stick of our own standards or what we would "never do." Non-Christians judge Christians based on their ideas of… Continue reading Casting Stones