A Parent’s Influence

A Parent’s Influence

Every day I am amazed how far our influence in simple things can reach into the world. In a hurting world, our influence of a greater hope is needed more than ever in our lifetime.  People are hurting. They are hurting physically, mentally, emotionally, and...
How Much Does a Marriage Cost?

How Much Does a Marriage Cost?

Several years ago, an article crossed my desk titled, “Most Costly Celebrity Divorces.” Normally, I would ignore an article like that, but curiosity got the best of me. The article was nothing more than an article about the divorce settlement in terms of money. The...
“Around the Corner”

“Around the Corner”

Several years ago I ran across this poem and have found it to be a reminder of how quickly life happens. Let us use today and contact those around us to lift them up and see how we can assist them. Around the corner I have a friend, In this great city that has no end;...
Simple Tips for Marriage Enhancement

Simple Tips for Marriage Enhancement

Schedule Time for Each Other –In the midst of a hurried and mobile society it may seem like an exaggeration to schedule time for your marriage, but consider it for a moment. Many of us are so highly involved in our careers, our children’s school, church activities,...
A Happiness That Lasts

A Happiness That Lasts

The Wall Street Journal reported on a study published in the December 2017 Journal of Happiness Studies and suggested “getting married is one of the best ways to cement a couple’s long-term happiness.” Using research spanning the past two decades and...
People to Remember in December

People to Remember in December

It is that time of year again where the holidays are upon us. We have already pass through Thanksgiving Day and we are pressing on towards Christmas and then to break in a new year. It is during these times a church family is important due to the emotional strain the...