Unfixable

This week I was meditating on the unfixable circumstances that come into our lives. It seems like whether you are a Christian or not, sooner or later we all face situations in our lives that seem to be unfixable. These circumstances come to people in different forms. For some it’s a son or daughter who is going…

For You There Is A God

Last week I overheard a conversation between two young ladies regarding the existence of God. The first lady believed there is a God and was giving her reasons for the existence of God. After a while the second lady said, “If you believe there is a God then for you there is one, but I…

Misunderstanding The Lord’s Will

I recently applied for a new position at work for which I was not the ideal candidate. Most of my Christian co-workers would say “if it’s the Lord’s will it will come”.  Others would say “I’ll pray for you that the Lord’s will be done”. I prayed and said to the Lord that whether I…

In The Fullness Of Time

I was recently reminded of how the Lord works in time. I was praying for a friend to change his direction and be drawn to Christ. I prayed and prayed without seeing any hopeful sign. Until recently. All of sudden this friend is beginning to take positive steps and moving in the right direction. Have…

The Path To Sin

What are your criteria for making decisions? I know for most of us the first thing we consider is how this action would benefit us. It seems like the majority of our decisions in life are guided by self-interest. Self-interest is the engine that propels most of us in life. How do we determine what…

Considering The Cost

What would you do if you knew your children would suffer persecution in the future for maintaining biblical views? Would you still teach them biblical values or would you think it might be in their best interest if you didn’t. This may seem like a strange question to ask especially in the West. We think…

I Am Not Religious, I Am Spiritual

“I am not religious, I am spiritual”. In recent times I have heard this sentence uttered by many people from all walks of life. I have heard it from middle age people as well as young people. It seems to be a spiritual catch phrase of the day. If I am to be honest, I…

Why Are You Judging Me?

Have you ever pointed something to a friend that was in clear violation of God’s word only to hear “WHY ARE YOU JUDGING ME?” We all know people who are fault finders. These people seem to thrive on finding fault in others. You have to be perfect otherwise they are ready to point out your…

Her Needs

Over the years I have spoken to many women regarding the subject of marriage. I would ask them “what are some of the things you wished your husband would be more mindful of?” These are some of the things that were mentioned by the ladies. Providing financial security and being responsible. One of the primary…

His Needs

In this article I want to talk to the ladies about their husband’s needs. Over the years I have spoken to many men regarding their marriages. Here are some of the most common needs and thoughts that were expressed to me by them. Intimacy: Many men have confided to me that they wished their wives…

Tips For Marriage

 Good marriages are not accidental, they are made. Most of us, when we get married think we have found our soulmates, but soulmates are not to be found they are made. I have been married for almost 30 years. When I got married I had no doubt that I had found my soulmate, but along…

The Way Of Love

How can I truly fall in love with my spouse? If you were to look at your circle of friends how many couples do you know of that truly love each other? Most of us, when we get married think we have found our soulmates.  But, over time our feelings begin to cool off even…