Flash went back to change the course of events, and it changed him. Who we are is a result of the difficult times we endure.
As many movies as I have seen, I am always surprised to discover ones I missed, like Ordinary People from 1980, starring Donald Sutherland, Mary Tyler Moore, and Timothy Hutton. If you haven’t seen it in a while, the gist is tragedy strikes the family with the death of their son and pain ensues. […]
Last week I asked, “How honest are you?” and referenced the movie, “You Hurt My Feelings.” I know opinions vary on the subject, and like many, I was taught by my Mother the principle of, “If you can’t say something nice, then don’t say anything at all.” This still is a good strategy until […]
Look past the violence and find a tender, sweet, and important message: forgiveness.
Wishing you and your family great health and a grateful heart this holiday season.
Mental strength only helps us so far. We need God’s strength!
Did you see yourself in any of the conflict styles I described last week? If you are honest with yourself, you identified with one or two ways you tend to handle conflict. None of them were very healthy, and the reality is, unless we work at it, we can fall into negative patterns easily. […]
Our pastor has been preaching out of the book, Songs of Songs, from the Bible. It is chock full of great marital advice, and one such area is conflict. Every relationship will experience conflict. We all approach it differently, though, and my experience and training indicate our conflict style is often a reflection of […]
Without margins and boundaries, our lives are chaotic and stressful.
I can’t remember the last time I used the word “problem” because it is such a negative word. Our brains immediately get stuck whereas if we use the word “challenge,” our brain quickly searches for solutions. The words we choose matter, and we have the choice to set ourselves up for success or failure. How […]