Your Role in Your Spouse’s Transformation

Your Role in Your Spouse’s Transformation

Your spouse doesn’t need or want another mother, father, coach, or Junior Holy Spirit. You wouldn’t, would you? There’s Someone who understands and loves your spouse much more than you do, who created your spouse for greater things than you could ever want for them, and who knows how to get them there. Any questions on Who that is? Tweet that. And yet you can have a significant role in your spouse’s transformation.

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How Your Troubles Lead to Transformation

How Your Troubles Lead to Transformation

Think back to the times you’ve made some significant step forward – overcoming a bad habit, developing a new skill, learning a significant new insight, or breaking free from something negative in your past. Did that forward step come when things were easy? We don’t usually grow in comfort, but your troubles lead to transformation.

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First Comes Love, Then Comes Marriage, Then Comes Transformation

First Comes Love, Then Comes Marriage, Then Comes Transformation

Boy meets girl. Boy and girl fall in love, get married, have kids, and live happily ever after. The end.

Has that been your story? Is it ever anyone’s story? I doubt it. Or if it is, it’s only in Hallmark movies, romance novels, and fairy tales. Perhaps the myth is so enduring because it’s a desire God built into our human DNA. But God didn’t give marriage to humans primarily as the means to happiness; instead, God uses marriage to change you. After marriage then comes transformation.

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How Changing Your Past Can Change Your Future

How Changing Your Past Can Change Your Future

A wise mentor once told me, “You can never step into the same river twice.” Life happens. You can’t recreate exactly the same good moments, or go back and undo your bad decisions. But since then I’ve learned there’s a way you can change your past – not the facts, but their meaning and their impact on you. And changing your past can change your future.

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How Forgiveness Opens the Door to Transformation

How Forgiveness Opens the Door to Transformation

If you’re human you’ve been wounded. No one escapes. And when wounded, we do things and make decisions that result in more and deeper wounds. Without forgiveness healing doesn’t happen and you remain stuck. The only way out is through forgiveness. Forgiveness opens the door to transformation.

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