Guest blogger, Phillip Kiehl, LMFT shares with us an excerpt from his book, Creating the Healthy Marriage You Want. When spouses hold onto grudges, hurt turns into anger. Unless this hurt and anger gets resolved, the poison of resentment can endanger your marriage. Resentment is Frozen Anger In general, resentment is frozen anger. Resentment is a … Continue reading Rid Your Marriage of the Poison of Resentment
Guest blogger, Phillip Kiehl, LMFT shares with us an excerpt from his book, Creating the Healthy Marriage You Want. Auto-correct is annoying enough on our smartphones. But when spouses take on that role in marriage, the one being corrected doesn’t feel too accepted. The Correcting Spouse None of us entered marriage thinking we were signing up … Continue reading Marriage is Not a License to Auto-Correct Your Spouse
Here we go again. Just when I thought I had my tongue under control and my heart in a good place, I blew it. Y’all know about my journey to tame my tongue. I keep a list of scriptures* that address the heart in my Bible. (Yes, my devotional Bible is bulging with index cards, post-its, … Continue reading When Your Heart Gets Squeezed What Gushes Out?
In the village of Faken, there lived a man named Fouke, so goes the fable. Wronged by his wife, Hilda, the villagers were surprised that he kept her as his wife. Dogged by the pain her act had caused him, Fouke grew weary of carrying the weight of hatred. An angel told him there was … Continue reading Do You Have Magic Eyes?
Dennis spoke this message to our church recently. I thought it was such an encouraging message, and have tweaked it for this post. To listen to his complete message, click on the audio below. ~ Debbie If the lingering effects of 2015 try to keep you from fully entering the new year, I’d like to share … Continue reading 3 Words of Motivation: Move Forward into 2016