Relationships Archive

Three Vital Elements for a Lasting Marriage

We may think it is what we have in common, how we are similar or compatible that make a marriage last. I love the scene in the movie, Nacho
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Is he the one? Four questions to consider before saying, “Yes!”

Is he “the one?” Is he not “the one?” Around this time, 21 years ago, I was asking myself that very question. My sister had asked me during Christmas
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Loving Those in My Life Who Are Difficult to Love

Let’s get this out there– some people are just plain difficult for me to love. I hate to admit it, but I have even prayed for them to “go
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What I Learned about Dating from my Husband

Dating and relationships are topics that come up frequently in the world I live in. College students, a 20 something staff team and the three teenagers of my own
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Better than Chocolate: the Gifts that Keep on Giving

It is obvious which holiday is quickly approaching, for the red and pink cards in the seasonal greeting card section remind all shoppers of the latest sentiment to give.
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Questions for Making Relationships Count

Relationships can weather the most difficult of times, and then can also crumble and disappear in a fleeting moment. Why is that? Why do they have to be so
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Joyless Comparison

This is Taylor’s story (and second on “just a glimpse”)- a friend, intern and recent graduate of Texas A&M. I think you can probably relate to her thoughts on comparison. I
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Three Things to Remember when Disappointed by Relationships

Extended family-time over the holiday can invite a whole host of emotions. From blessed to stressed, it can leave me thankful and happy to disappointed and frustrated. I can
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Was Jesus lonely? Just Wondering…

When was the last time you felt lonely? For me, it sometimes visits frequently. I don’t like to admit that though. I can be a little melancholy and reflective. I
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Signs of Another World

Do you ever wish you could just have a sign from heaven? We want signs to tell us what to do or to give us assurance in our faith.
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