A few Valentine’s days ago my husband and I were in the middle of a spending freeze. We had decided to forgo all unnecessary spending in an effort to attack our debt. It was good (and hard!) but we really made some serious progress that year.
Note from the editor: This is in no way meant to be a judgment on anyone who has gotten a divorce or who is considering one. It is simply answering a question posed by a reader and is the opinion of the author. So what should you say to a friend who is considering getting […]
One day while watching an episode of “Say Yes to the Dress” I asked my husband, “What kind of wedding dress do you like?” Derrick replied, with a little twinkle in his eye, “the wedding dress that is on the floor.” After wedding sex is great. Sex after the honeymoon is great but at the […]
In my earlier blog I identified the first four tips for grieving through the Holiday Season. In this second blog I will continue that work and cover the next three tips. I pray that God will use these tips to help you or a loved one who may be grieving through the upcoming holidays. 5) God […]
In my last two blogs (Grieving through the Holidays: Part 1 and Grieving through the Holidays: Part 2) I identified seven tips for grieving through the Holiday. I pray that those have helped you or a loved one who need this information. In this last blog I will discuss the last three tips. May the Lord use […]
In my job as a pastoral minister, I often work with families who are grieving. So when I consider the title of this post, I’m moved to comment—first of all—on what NOT to say to a friend who’s lost a loved one. So I’ll begin there and move on to some helpful things to say. […]