Category Archives: Love

What does maturity look like?

How can you know whether a potential mate has the characteristics of maturity listed here? Keep in mind that we live in a fake it till you make it culture. Dating often conceals information marriage will later reveal. Continue reading

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A perpetual dialogue of gratitude

The Christian life cannot be lived as God intended apart from a perpetual dialogue of gratitude toward God and others. Initiate an intentional dialogue of thankfulness today. What if God made you live today on only those things you thanked Him for yesterday? Continue reading

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God of the vulnerable

“What a contrast. We see God, the most potent and self-sufficient Power imaginable, continually expressing profound concern for the least potent and self-sufficient — the orphan in distress.” Continue reading

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Grace and Responsibility

“Mercy is not effectively received unless it is shown, for God’s mercy transforms. If God’s mercy does not take root in the heart, it is not experienced. Forgiveness not shown is forgiveness not known.” Continue reading

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Transforming marriages, families and Churches

Here is a needed word for our marriages, families and Churches. Continue reading

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Unity in Marriage

If it wasn’t good for the man to be alone, it won’t resolve matters if a wife disappears into his identity. Continue reading

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A song to his wife of 75 years

After the love of his life passed away, 96-year-old Fred wrote her a song. Continue reading

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