Recognizing the Pattern of Psychological Abuse

There are times I hear stories from friends or acquaintances and want to reach out and let them know that they are experiencing Psychological Abuse. Of course it is not always easily said, especially when a person is not yet ready to hear the truth or ready to recognize it (let alone stand up for…

WooHoo Ministries – Let Those Shackles Go for Joy!

“Revive. Rejuvinate. Restore.” These three words jump out from the online heading of WooHoo Ministries homepage. Woohoo! We hear The Good News so often that many times we forget how full of joy that message is and how it has set us free. Woohoo! For this post we welcome Tawn Battiste from Woohoo Ministries. Tawn…

Stitching a Garment of Praise

Stitching a Garment of Praise “Some, to be sure, are preaching Christ even from envy and strife, but some also from good will;  the latter do it out of love, knowing that I am appointed for the defense of the gospel;  the former proclaim Christ out of selfish ambition rather than from pure motives, thinking…

My Road to Receiving

My Road to Receiving “Every good thing given and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights, with whom there is no variation or shifting shadow.” James 1:17   “Well what do you think, little lady?” our friend Jeff asked as he dusted off his hands and prepared to hop…

A Man’s Perspective – Caregiving During a Temporary Disability

The third “Man’s Perspective” article I am writing in regards to romance and marriage is from a friend of mine named Joel. Joel McCubbin and his wife Vickie have been married for nearly 50 years and they have a lot of wisdom and insight which I feel will encourage a very broad base of my…

A Man’s View – Marriage Intercepted by Disability

A Man’s View – Marriage Intercepted by Disability This next couple that I am interviewing for this series is a couple that have been married for over 56 years. They have seen it all and remained in love in a way that sets precedent for younger couples. My husband and I have looked up to…

Making Relish while Relishing Relationship

Making Relish while Relishing Relationship  “I will remember the deeds of the Lord; yes, I will remember your miracles of long ago.” Psalm 77:11  Nearly everyone I know has a way of connecting with the past. For some reason as humans we feel the need to reach across generations and stretch ourselves outside of time…

Live YOUR Life – Review and Tool from Byron Katie’s Book

Live YOUR Life – Review and Tool from Byron Katie’s Book Today I have discarded all of my notes and want to write from recent experience. Many of my friends and loved ones are going through very serious trials and tribulations. As I listen to them speak of these things in my mind I so…