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70×7 Equals Why I Hate Math And What It’s Taught Me About Forgiveness

 Then came Peter to him, and said, Lord, how oft shall my brother sin against me, and I forgive him? till seven times?   Jesus saith unto him, I say not unto thee, Until seven times: but, Until seventy times seven.            Matthew 18:21-22 I was never any good at math.  But 70 x …

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How to Guard Your Heart in a Difficult Marriage

When you are in a difficult marriage, your heart is particularly vulnerable. God intended for your marriage to be your primary source of intimacy outside of your relationship with Him. Even when marriage is rocky and filled with pain, your heart’s desires for intimacy do not just magically turn off. God created you to experience intimacy, and you must guard your heart against looking for it in the wrong places.

Faith & Family, Marriage Help & Resources, Mental Health, Mental Illness in Marriage

Family Abuse (Awesome Marriage Podcast 274)

Abuse in families is something that happens far too often and receives very little attention within the Christian community.   Those of us who have experienced abuse within our marriage may have turned to our church for help and guidance, only to be mocked and scorned.

Becoming His Crown, Faith & Family, Mental Health, Mental Illness in Marriage

A Letter to My Husband from His Crazy Wife

Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres. Love never fails. 1 Corinthians 13:4-8

Poetry

Desiderata — That Which is to Be Desired

This is a very special poem.  This is the poem that was found on my father when he ended his life on February 10, 1992.  My father carried this beautiful poem with him everywhere.  It is because of these beautifully penned words that my father carried with him that I have even the smallest glimmer of hope that my father did, in fact, make his peace with God before drawing his last breath.  It is because of this poem, that I hold tightly to the hope that someday I will see my earthly father again.