Category: Relationships

Love and Time

    How valuable is your time and how much of it do you REALLY use to show your love towards others? The following little story puts the importance of our time, love, and other unseen attributes of our life in perspective. Once upon a time, there was an island where all the feelings lived:…

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The Art of Parenting

A teenage boy had just passed his driving test and inquired of his father as to when they could discuss his use of the family car. His father said that he would make a deal with his son, “You bring your grades up from a “C” to a “B” average, study your Bible a little,…

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I Will Be Here

Occasionally, I come across a poem or the words to a song, that is very calming and reassuring. Today, I am going to share the lyrics to a song written by Steven Curtis Chapman, “I Will Be Here.” You can interpret them as either coming from a friend’s point of view or from God’s but…

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Unconditional Friendship

There is nothing more special and meaningful in a person’s life to have that one or two special friends that you hold the closest and dearest to your heart. It was once said that truly great friends are hard to find, difficult to leave, and impossible to forget. It is so true! True and genuine…

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Burnt Biscuits

Unconditional kindness and compassion for others should be our core focus every day of our lives. I recently came across the following story, written by an unknown author, which illustrates this lesson…one that we all should remember to do each day. When I was a kid, my Mom liked to make breakfast food for dinner…

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The Last King

Resentment. Anger. Bitterness. Animosity. These are some words that have described the attributes that some individuals have allowed to grab hold of their hearts. In turn, this poison has led to a breakdown in their friendships, relationships, and interactions with others. Leon Brown once said, “Bitterness is a result of clinging to negative experiences. It…

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Spending Christmas With Jesus This Year

The Christmas and Holiday season is one of the most beautiful and exciting times of the year for millions of people around the world. The celebrations, music, parades, and all of the other thrilling festivities are some of the things that make the season so beautiful and heartwarming. Unfortunately, for an untold number of other…

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Unconditional Friendship

There is nothing more special and meaningful in a person’s life to have that one or two special friends that you hold the closest and dearest to your heart. It was once said that truly great friends are hard to find, difficult to leave, and impossible to forget. It is so true! True and genuine…

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Not Your Cup of Tea

The world is filled with people who, no matter what you do, no matter what you try, will simply not like you. But the world is also filled with those individuals who will love and care for you deeply. These people, the ones who love you: THEY are your people.   Don’t waste your finite…

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The Most Important Things to Teach Our Children

In today’s world, there is an incredible amount of stress and pressure put onto children in a variety of ways.  Some parents have an unhealthy and obsessive desire to see their son or daughter be the top player on a sports team or athletic activity, be the smartest kid in their class, or be the…

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When to Keep Your Mouth Shut

There are times throughout our lives when we are faced with situations that make us angry, upset or annoyed with other people. We might then begin to spread yell, argue, gossip, spread rumors, tear down the individuals that we may disagree with…the list can go on and on. The sad reality is, that many times,…

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Cherish Your Dog

I am a huge animal lover. Growing up, our house always had pets such as cats, gerbils, goldfish, and lizards. Just before I left for my first year of college, my mom and dad decided to get our first dog…needless to say, it was my favorite pet. He was a Collie-German Shepard and was smart…

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