Getting Unstuck.. Past, Present, and Future

Getting Unstuck.. Past, Present, and Future

Some people get stuck in the past. They respond as though the trauma or other challenge they experienced decades ago just happened yesterday. Some people focus on today; “If it feels good, do it!” And some people are always worrying about or planning for tomorrow, never enjoying today. So which do you spend most effort on between past, present, and future?

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How to Come Out of Hiding

How to Come Out of Hiding

How we love to hide! It’s been that way ever since the Garden of Eden. (Genesis 3:8-10)

Wounds create shame. Shame leads to hiding. We hide whether the wounds we receive are caused by things others do to us, or things we do to ourselves. Is it possible to come out of hiding?

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Marriage in the Real World

Marriage in the Real World

The marriages you saw and experienced growing up were a mixture of good and bad. If your parents were happily married you saw many good things such as communication, respect, growth, commitment, and more, even though they were not perfect people. But marriage in the real world today is different from that of your parents or other healthy couples you observed.

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When You Can’t Talk to Anyone (Even at Church)

When You Can’t Talk to Anyone (Even at Church)

Something is stressing you out. As hard as you try, your anxiety or depression seems to be eating you alive. You keep falling into the same sexual sin over and over again, and the shame seems too heavy to bear. Perhaps your marriage is simply miserable, and you see no way out. You need help, but it seems you can’t talk to anyone.

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Creating a New Marriage

Creating a New Marriage

Every marriage experiences mess-ups. It’s easy to get caught up in shame, blame, and misery. But taking the necessary steps after a mess-up has the potential to make your marriage stronger. What you’re working toward is really creating a new marriage.

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