What Your Spouse Really Wants for Christmas

What Your Spouse Really Wants for Christmas

Gift-giving can be complicated. What does he/she want? How much money do you spend? You may feel pressure to “top” last year’s gift, or to “match” what your spouse is giving you. Some couples solve these challenges by agreeing to not give each other gifts. It may be hard to know what your spouse really wants for Christmas.

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Don’t Settle for a Miserable Marriage

Don’t Settle for a Miserable Marriage

Marriage affects your wellbeing. If your relationship is healthy you are happier, healthier, and generally live a longer more productive life. If your relationship is unhealthy your physical, emotional, and spiritual wellbeing is at risk. The stakes are too high to settle for a miserable marriage.

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What Restoration Actually Looks Like

What Restoration Actually Looks Like

A marriage that’s damaged through infidelity. A public figure who betrays the trust of those they lead. A pastor caught in sexual or financial indiscretions. Is restoration possible? What does restoration look like? What does it take to be restored?

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Dealing with the Roots of Sexual “Stuff”

Dealing with the Roots of Sexual “Stuff”

If you’ve been mowing the weeds of troubling, unwanted, or ungodly sexual thoughts or behaviors and they keep growing back, it’s time to deal with the roots. “Trying harder” to control lust with behavior modification and accountability may be helpful as far as it goes. But for many people, it’s just not working. You may need to deal much more deeply with the roots of sexual “stuff.”

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