Have you ever asked yourself that question? I don’t mean in a skeptical, it-won’t-do-anything kind of way. What I’m talking about is that deep searching of what prayer means. It’s not like God needs us to tell him what’s going on in our lives. He knows everything. And he knows what we need, so do … More Why Pray?
When my friend, Carol, and I decided to take a chance with online dating, I don’t think we expected the outcome we ended up with. Oh, we hoped to find Mr. Right, but really, what were the chances we would both find our husbands through that vehicle? At the same time? The actual odds were … More Miracles Do Happen
There’s a book in the Bible about a man named Nehemiah. He was brokenhearted over the fact that the city of Jerusalem was in ruins, and after praying to God about it, he embarked on a mission to rebuild the walls. I love this story for a number of reasons. First of all, I’m moved … More Getting Well Series – How Do You Rebuild Your Life?
The other day I decided to hunt around some blogs sharing their internet dating stories. I love to hear stories of people who have met the love of their life online. It confirms the legitimacy of online dating and the validity of it as a viable option for finding one’s soul mate. Unfortunately, I didn’t … More What Are You Looking for?
Society glamorizes sex. Why is this? Because it feels good? Because it’s entertaining? We assume that any remote attraction between a man and woman should result in a sexual encounter. Why is that? What are we really seeking? Companies spend billions of dollars each year to promote an activity devoid of any value except a … More The Emptiness of Sexual Encounters
Last week I described some of the lies that have dictated my life. Those lies devastated me like physical blows to my soul. I was left feeling trampled, used, broken, dismayed, wounded, guilty and alone. Hard as I tried, I often gave way to them and believed what they shouted at me. I tried to … More Have Lies Distorted Your Life?
It happened again. This time I was getting a pedicure and chatting with the lovely woman who attempted to produce something beautiful from my calloused, beach-combing feet. The conversation naturally turned to how we each met our husbands. Her question prompted my response, “On an internet dating site,” and I grinned, waiting for the usual … More Is Online Dating Gaining Popularity?
Our sexuality is the core of our being. So God created man in his own image, in the image of God he created him: male and female he created them. Genesis 1:27 God created us to be like Him as male and female. Those two elements, in God’s perfection, join to form one being; not … More Why Our Sexuality is Open to Attack
God and internet dating brought us together… But staying together and living out the happily-ever-after requires a purposeful choice to nurture our marriage. The past three and a half years have afforded us with ample opportunity to grow in and through our marriage. Some of the ways we have learned to enhance our marriage are: … More 5 Ways to Enhance Your Marriage
Last week we had the pleasure of hearing from guest blogger, Carol Lloyd, about her experiences meeting her husband online. As promised, here is Part 2… Two weeks later the same guy writes. “You’ve been on my mind a lot the last few days. Would you mind, if I give you a call?” No, I … More Catch of the Day