Husband – Man or Momma’s Boy?
Mar09

Husband – Man or Momma’s Boy?

Whenever I am in the car I like to listen to talk radio.  The other day I was listening to the Dave Ramsey show and he had an interesting call come in. It was a man who was 30 years old, married with two small children.  The man said he made $45 thousand a year and had $90 thousand in credit card debt.  The man admitted he had a compulsive spending problem.  Dave asked him if he had a obsessive compulsive disorder or if he was just...

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Loyalty vs Disloyalty
Jun06

Loyalty vs Disloyalty

Loyalty  – Dictionary.com defines loyalty as “the state or quality of being loyal; faithfulness to commitments or obligations.  Faithful adherence to a sovereign, government, leader, cause, etc. An example or instance of faithfulness, adherence, or the like…” How many people around you can you tag as being loyal?  Can you look in the mirror at yourself and honestly say “I am a loyal friend, spouse, worker, Christian”? From my...

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Rebuilding A Marriage TV vs. Reality
Apr05

Rebuilding A Marriage TV vs. Reality

Recently I was watching a TV show where a marriage of 20 years was broken when the wife, Denise, had an affair.  The husband, Frank, was hurt.  His trust was violated and he stated the marriage was over and both Denise and Frank met with their lawyers. Denise’s lawyer twisted her words to make it out that Frank was a worse husband than he really was.  Franks lawyer made Denise out to be worse than she was.  Both Denise and Frank...

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A Godly Man
Dec29

A Godly Man

“I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith.”  2 Timothy 4:7 The co-founder of Rejoice Marriage Ministries, Bob Steinkamp passed away Monday, December 27.  He had been fighting cancer and other medical issues until he could fight no more.    Even though I never personally met Bob, I did correspond with him a few times in email, and after reading his posts each Tuesday I felt as though I...

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Tomorrow Never Comes
Dec27

Tomorrow Never Comes

There is just one more week in this year.  This is a great week to take an inventory of your personal life. I know you have friends who have set New Year resolutions; maybe you have even set one or two yourself.  Wikipedia defines a New Years resolution as “a commitment that an individual makes to a project or the reforming of a habit, often a lifestyle change that is generally interpreted as advantageous.” Look back on this last year...

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Your Word Is Your Bond
Sep08

Your Word Is Your Bond

Yesterday I was listening to a audio clip from Zig Ziglar on keeping your word.  Something Zig said during the talk was “If your word is no good you are no good.”  When I first heard that I thought it was a little harsh, but after I thought about it a bit I realized he was right on. The only thing we are known for in this world is our character and part of character, actually the biggest part, is your “word.” We have all met someone...

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