Category: Relationship

Caring versus Controlling Comments

Caring versus Controlling

When Karen O’Connor and her husband attended a marriage seminar on love and respect, it was an eye-opener. She writes: ‘What I was hearing hit close to home…I laid out my husband’s vitamins and prescriptions every morning even though he...

Dad, Show Them Love! Comments

Dad, Show Them Love!

Canoeing specialist Bill Havens was almost guaranteed to win a gold medal in the 1924 Olympics in Paris. But a few months before the games he learned that his wife would likely give birth to their first child while he...

Take Your Family with You Comments

Take Your Family with You

Vince Foster served as deputy counsel to President Bill Clinton. He allegedly committed suicide in a Washington DC park. A few months before his death, Foster was asked to speak to the graduating class of the University of Arkansas School...

Give Each Other Space Comments

Give Each Other Space

To be happy in a relationship, you must give each other space. And you have to be secure to do that. Someone said (and we’ve all heard this!), ‘If you love something, set it free. If it comes back to...

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Are You Afraid of Losing Someone?

Who’s the one person whose death you dread most? Is it causing you anxiety? If so, begin to put these things into practice: 1) Ask God for the grace to accept death as an inevitable part of life. Both you...

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Affair-Proof Your Relationship

Most people don’t plan on getting into an affair. They just happened to be with the wrong person, at the wrong time, in the wrong frame of mind. The Bible plainly warns, ‘Even if you think you can stand up...

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Speak the Truth in Love

Even in a great relationship, you will have disagreements. That’s why you need to learn to fight fair. Paul addresses it this way: ‘…speak the truth in love, growing in every way more and more like Christ…’ If you grew...

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TODAY, SHOW THAT YOU CARE

Take a deep breath, and hold it for a moment. Now exhale it. Where did it go? The air that you just exhaled will circle the globe in the next twelve months, during which time each of the molecules you...

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THE AFTERMATH

A family counselor once said, ‘It’s not the arguments that should worry married couples; it’s what happens when the battles are over.” Almost all families experience conflict from time to time, which is not necessarily unhealthy for relationships. Husbands and...