A “Yesterday Marriage”: 5 ways to help your marriage to not live off of re-runs.

Of all of our differences, Anne and I don’t really walk in agreement with the concept of re-runs.  We both love shows and enjoy watching them together.  But re-runs are a different story. I can only think of one show series in the past 17 years of marriage in which she’ll entertain the re-runs. But other than that,Continue reading “A “Yesterday Marriage”: 5 ways to help your marriage to not live off of re-runs.”

Eviction Notices: 8 Things to evict from your mind to help your marriage.

For as he thinks within himself, so he is. Proverbs 23:7 I can’t say that I’ve ever been given an eviction notice.  But I assume it’s not a good thing to get one.  In my lifetime, I’ve had my power shut off before.  I’ve even had collections call.  But to get an eviction notice, that’s somethingContinue reading “Eviction Notices: 8 Things to evict from your mind to help your marriage.”

Affairs and fruit.

“I do not expect that we will ever have serious problems in our marriage.” It’s one of the statements in the premarital counseling questioner that I have couples respond to.  Most of the time, one person will disagree and the partner will agree.  I am ALWAYS fascinated to hear the reasonings of their answers.  IContinue reading “Affairs and fruit.”

2 Minute Devo: What are you thinking Day 18

We’re focusing on what the Bible says about the “mind” and how that affects us.  Spend time on the devo and take a minute or two to ponder what the Word is challenging you to do. Matthew 5:27-28 “You have heard that it was said, ‘You shall not commit adultery.’  But I say to youContinue reading “2 Minute Devo: What are you thinking Day 18”

2 Minute Devo: What are you thinking Day 12

We’re focusing on what the Bible says about the “mind” and how that affects us.  Spend time on the devo and take a minute or two to ponder what the Word is challenging you to do. Ephesians 4:22-23 22 to put off your old self, which belongs to your former manner of life and is corrupt throughContinue reading “2 Minute Devo: What are you thinking Day 12”

2 Minute Devo: What are you thinking Day 11

We’re focusing on what the Bible says about the “mind” and how that affects us.  Spend time on the devo and take a minute or two to ponder what the Word is challenging you to do. Proverbs 23:19 My son, listen, be wise, and keep your mind going in the right direction.

2 Minute Devo: What are you thinking Day 10

We’re focusing on what the Bible says about the “mind” and how that affects us.  Spend time on the devo and take a minute or two to ponder what the Word is challenging you to do. Philippians 2:1-4 So if there is any encouragement in Christ, any comfort from love, any participation in the Spirit,Continue reading “2 Minute Devo: What are you thinking Day 10”

2 Minute Devo: What are you thinking Day 9

We’re focusing on what the Bible says about the “mind” and how that affects us.  Spend time on the devo and take a minute or two to ponder what the Word is challenging you to do. Psalm 101:3 I will set no worthless thing before my eyes; I hate the work of those who fallContinue reading “2 Minute Devo: What are you thinking Day 9”

2 Minute Devo: What are you thinking Day 8

We’re focusing on what the Bible says about the “mind” and how that affects us.  Spend time on the devo and take a minute or two to ponder what the Word is challenging you to do. 1 Peter 1:13 Therefore, preparing your minds for action, and being sober-minded, set your hope fully on the grace thatContinue reading “2 Minute Devo: What are you thinking Day 8”

2 Minute Devo: What are you thinking Day 6

We’re focusing on what the Bible says about the “mind” and how that affects us.  Spend time on the devo and take a minute or two to ponder what the Word is challenging you to do. James 1:5-8 5 If you need wisdom, ask our generous God, and he will give it to you. He willContinue reading “2 Minute Devo: What are you thinking Day 6”