Marriage & Family Matters

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John 1:35-51

Read the passage slowly, then ponder throughout the day what God says to you through this passage.  Then read what I saw. John 1:35-51 35 The following day John was again standing with two of his disciples. 36 As Jesus walked by, John … Continue reading

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Some Thoughts on Intimacy and Marriage

Some Thoughts on Intimacy and Marriage I’’m certain you’ve all heard the old adage that men spell intimacy with three letters–SEX.  Women spell intimacy with four letters–TALK.  It’s one of the consequences of original sin.  A man typically thinks you … Continue reading

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You’re Invited!

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Fathers Still Irrelevant?

Fathers Still Irrelevant? It has always amazed me how most politicians on both sides of the aisle, can ignore the facts in favor of their bias. It’s even more amazing to me when the field of psychology, in general, can … Continue reading

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Worry as a form of Meditation

Worry as a form of Meditation Did you know that if you are a worrier, you already know how to meditate.  Someone brought to my attention recently the fact that worry is a form of meditation.  A friend told me … Continue reading

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Avoiding Groundhogs Day All Over Again

Avoiding Groundhogs Day All Over Again How does one live life well?  And how does someone grow up on the inside, so that inside they are the same age as they are on the outside?  Here are two things I … Continue reading

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I’m Back, or Will Be Tomorrow

Well, I am back.  Sorry for the break, but I had an urgent deadline on a book –The Gifts of Life Recovery.  We (Steve Arterburn and myself) got the assignment around June, but didn’t get a contract until mid-August, and … Continue reading

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More on the “Sabbath”

More on the “Sabbath” As I said in my last post, I got a whole different perspective on the Sabbath as I watched a large group of soldiers celebrate at the Western Wall in Jerusalem.  And here are some of … Continue reading

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A Raucous Sabbath in Jerusalem

A Raucous Sabbath in Jerusalem I didn’t grow up Jewish, but I did grow up in a strong Orthodox Jewish neighborhood.  I remember being asked as a kid to come into a man’s house to turn off the fire on … Continue reading

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