5 Truths To Strengthen A Marriage

Weddings are great. Marriages can be, too. Before I go on, let me say in full disclosure—I failed in marriage in the past. It was brief. I was young. God was not a part of it. We, were not part of it. It was rushed and shallow. I made mistakes. I learned much. Today, I […]

This Is Where It Begins

 “Go and make right what is wrong between you and him. Then come back and give your gift.” Matthew 5:24   It’s roughly 590 miles from Bryce Canyon, Utah to San Diego, CA. Driving time, about 10 hours, give or take. Words said in that time and distance—none! Well, maybe one or two about lunch […]

Popcorn, Marriage and God

Have you all tried the Chicago Mix popcorn that Costco sells? O. M. G.!!! It’s a mix between cheddar cheese and caramel flavored popcorns—can it get any better? But after some wrangling between my husband and I, for our favorites in the bag, it finally dawned on me that this treat might be a great […]

Sure You Love Him, But Do You Like Him?

“Do two people walk hand in hand if they aren’t going to the same place?” – Amos 3:3 MSG It’s February, and love is in the air.   For most of us, love is the guy who misses the hamper, eats without a plate, and puts dents in our sofa cushions every evening.   He’s […]

Marriage Matters: The 3 M’s of Marriage

“May they experience such perfect unity that the world will know that you sent me and that you love them as much as you love me.” – John 17:23 NLT Have you thought about your marriage lately? The other day I was at the grocery store and saw this sweet-looking, older couple shopping in the […]

The Door

“I am the door. If anyone enters by Me, he will be saved, and will go in and out and find pasture.” – John 10:9 NKJV  by Elaine Tietz   A tour of Israel. A life-long dream come true. Bible stories coming to life. Walking where Jesus walked. Getting baptized in the Jordan. In a boat […]

A Wedding Celebration

“On the third day a wedding took place at Cana in Galilee.  Jesus’ mother was there.” John 2:1 NIV   It’s the beginning of wedding season (at least here in Southern California).   My family celebrated the union of two into one.  It was a wonderful day and evening.  A beautiful bride, a handsome groom, […]

Love Is In The Air

“…and if I have a faith that can move mountains, but have not love, I am nothing.” 1Corinthians 13:2     Love.  It’s all the rage for this week.  The 14th is quickly approaching—Valentine’s—a day that makes men cringe and women cranky.  Men can’t get it right and women feel disappointed.   Whether you’re in […]