The Handcuffs of Sin

His own iniquities shall take the wicked himself, and he shall be holden with the cords of his sins.  Proverbs 5:22 Today I came across this verse in a counseling session.  I read it in a previous time.  The part “he shall be holden with the cords of his sins” was already underlined in blackContinue reading “The Handcuffs of Sin”

3 Lessons From George Washington

Recently I have been reading about the life of George Washington.  His incredible story continues to motivate and shape the direction of many people today.  His famous speech delivered to The Continental Congress, once nominated to be the first Commander in Chief, is worth repeating today for its sincerity and humility. He said in part: Continue reading “3 Lessons From George Washington”

I Can’t Wait

I Can’t Wait! And now, Lord, what wait I for? my hope is in thee.  Psalm 39:7 You have said it.  You have thought it.  Any young person you have near you has also said it – “I Can’t Wait!”  We can get excited over many things in life.  Looking forward with expectations of goodContinue reading “I Can’t Wait”

Healthy Relationships

Healthy Relationships Proverbs 18:24 A man that hath friends must shew himself friendly: and there is a friend that sticketh closer than a brother. Friends are people we know and trust to be friendly.  Kindness is not only demonstrated in kind actions, but also in words, and the attitudes conveyed to our friends. Proverbs 27:6Continue reading “Healthy Relationships”

8 Ways to Love Your Spouse

8 Ways to Love Your Spouse I like the Reese hearts and the Russel Stover Chocolates.  My wife likes the chocolates and the red roses too.  Each Valentines day we are all reminded about the special relationships many of us are called by God to enjoy – marriage.  A happy and healthy marriage is possible!Continue reading “8 Ways to Love Your Spouse”

The Watch and the Ring

The Watch and the Ring So God created man in his own image, in the image of God created he him; male and female created he them.  Genesis 1:27 I am thankful for my wife.  I am glad that she is different than me!  If we were identical in personality and physicality why would IContinue reading “The Watch and the Ring”

Did You Think To Pray?

Did You Think To Pray? Mine eye mourneth by reason of affliction: LORD, I have called daily upon thee, I have stretched out my hands unto thee.  Psalm 88:9 We pray when we are in trouble.  It is easy to turn our thoughts to Heaven when we have a big problem or a predicament thatContinue reading “Did You Think To Pray?”

The Gift of God (Part 2)

The Gift of God (Part 2) ‘One man in a church was boasting to his friend, “I could give $1,000.00 towards the building and not even feel it.” His friend replied, “Then give two or three thousand and feel it!”’ Everyone likes gifts.  Receiving gifts is a blessing but it even more blessed to beContinue reading “The Gift of God (Part 2)”

Marathon Marriages

Marathon Marriages  For this cause shall a man leave his father and mother, and shall be joined unto his wife, and they two shall be one flesh.  Ephesians 5:31 I have never aspired to run a Marathon.  Running for 26 miles is an incredible achievement that I may never arrive at.  If I am notContinue reading “Marathon Marriages”

Will I Ever Get Married?

“Will I Ever Get Married?” The Emotional Well-Being of Singles (From the book: “How Do You Feel Today?”) ‘In Sunday school they were teaching how God created everything, including human beings. Little Johnny, a child in the kindergarten class, seemed especially intent when they told him how Eve was created out of one of Adam’sContinue reading “Will I Ever Get Married?”