Online daily devotions for dating couples
He taught fourth-grade boys with severe emotional and behavioral problems.
Between their physical aggression, verbal hostility and profound inability to control their inappropriate behavior, these young boys sucked the spirit out of my husband.
It would have been easy for me to miss the good Jim was trying to accomplish because of the overwhelming nature of the bad it brought with it.
It certainly wasn’t my strength that kept our family together during this time; it was God’s. It doesn’t say, “Remember your Creator just in case the days of trouble come.” It says trouble will come. That’s not a reason to despair but a reason to shore up our reserves. Tell each other what you admire about each other and why that will never change.
What do we do when a spouse falls into a depression, when infertility becomes the only topic of conversation, or when one of us loses a job?
In his first year of teaching, my husband walked into a war zone.
Along the way we get principles for building strong marriages, families and work relationships.
The goal of Proverbs 1–9 is to show us how godly wisdom merges with real life.
Time, however, has taught me the truth of this proverb (even though it isn’t one of those found in the Bible): We see farther into the past than into the future, but those who are aware of how things fit into God’s grand scheme are truly wise.
The book of Proverbs is the heart of Old Testament Wisdom Literature.
But they resonate clearly with dating and marriage relationships.
It is from our fathers and mothers that we first learn what marriage is like.