There are so many things that are necessary to build a strong relationship. Each one is vital if the relationship is to stand the test of time and troubles. And troubles will come, whether through illness, death of a child or parent, becoming a full-time caregiver to a family member, etc. If the relationship isn’t … Continue reading 10 More Rules For A Happy Marriage
At the nine-year mark in our marriage, we hit a bit crisis. Tom wasn't speaking to me and I had no idea what was wrong. A good Christian counselor by the name of Dave Peterson helped me come up with these 10 Steps to a Happy Marriage. They did not come about, however, until a … Continue reading 10 Steps to a Happy Marriage
I was watching Dateline Sunday night when we got home from church. A man had been accused of killing his wife. They were a Christian family, attending church faithfully, the children involved in youth activities, their mother in ladies' Bible study groups. The couple had been married for about twenty years. The oldest child was in high … Continue reading When The Embers Die
I woke up this morning, as with most mornings, with God's praises on my tongue. I thought back to my pre-Christian life and followed that through to the present. There are two forces at work in everyone's life. God has a plan for you, and so does the enemy, Satan, the devil, the one who … Continue reading Do You Have An Irma?
One thing I forgot to mention in Part 2 is that I never received any counseling for my temper/anger issues. I didn't go to any anger management classes or read any books on the subject. I prayed and God answered. Within the first year of our tour in Germany, my husband stopped going to Bible … Continue reading My Testimony Part 3