I have a secret to share: This summer I read countless children’s picture books to myself—not just once, but several times, even at bedtime.
Welcome. This is the second in a series on Sabbath rest. We can learn to make room for spacious living despite the crowded schedules of our ordinary lives.
Rest time is not waste time. It is economy to gather fresh strength… It is wisdom to take occasional furlough. In the long run, we shall do more by sometimes doing less.
“Marriage can become a favorable funnel to direct God’s presence into your daily life.” ~ Gary Thomas, Sacred Marriage An Emotional Escalator One tough day several months ago, Andy and I scattered disputes and disagreements around like kids strew Legos over the living room floor.
True Christian marriage is an offer, not a request. ~ Gary Thomas Today’s “Me First” Culture Living in a world that focuses on a “Me first” mentality encourages people to vie for power, position, and possessions.
Chapters 9 and 10 of Sacred Marriage are entitled Sacred Struggle, Embracing the Difficulty in Order to Build Character and Falling Forward, Marriage Teaches Us to Forgive.
Chapters 7 and 8 of Sacred Marriage are entitled How Marriage Exposes Our Sin and Building the Spiritual Discipline of Perseverance.
This weeks’ reading covers Chapters 5 and 6 as we look at: Marriage Teaches Us to Respect and Good Marriage Can Foster Good Prayer.
In Chapters 3 and 4 of Sacred Marriage, Gary Thomas writes about Finding God in Marriage and How Marriage Teaches Us to Love.
We begin our seven-week series on Sacred Marriage by Gary Thomas with Chapters 1 and 2. Today, I have chosen to write about expectations and selfishness.
Eight years ago when Andy and I exchanged our wedding vows on the June shores of Snow Pond, we pledged to pursue a Christ-centered marriage.