Archives: December 2014

JOEL OSTEEN MISSED THE POINT ABOUT YOUR BEST LIFE NOW

December 29, 2014 - Serious Struggles

Sometimes denial is easier than reality. The first Christmas after Gwen’s death I recall telling friends and family that I was fine whenever they asked how I was doing. Then I’d offer a reassuring smile. I even told myself...

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MAKE SURE YOU DO THIS THIS CHRISTMAS — YOU MAY NOT HAVE ANOTHER CHANCE

December 15, 2014 - Serious Struggles

I remember . . . her hazel eyes captured me so easily. I loved to make her laugh, and smile, and just . . . be happy. I sit in the dark now and gaze at the brightly colored...

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HOW TO KINDLE ROMANCE

December 11, 2014 - Romance

One of the most important aspects of marriage is Kindling the Flame and Stoking the Fire. Those two things are similar, differing only in the fact that the first is getting things started—the later is heating them up and...

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‘TIS THE SEASON — TO TRUST GOD

December 8, 2014 - Serious Struggles

Often I speak about trusting God. Perhaps I’ve missed the point of suffering for Him, because I haven’t suffered—not really.

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OBAMA CARE — THE DECLINE OF HEALTHCARE TAKES ITS TOLL

December 3, 2014 - Politics

A patient recently asked me how my year has been. I sat for a moment to think over the past 12 months, and realized how much life has changed in one short year.

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IF YOU’RE A CHRISTIAN — WHAT ABOUT SANTA?

December 1, 2014 - God

What is Santa bringing you for Christmas? That was the question we all loved to hear when we were kids. We didn’t know our parents were eagerly listening to find out what we would say to those who asked.

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