Thought #31 — The cake box

Part of the series “40 Thoughts of Jesus.” View all previous here, but first learn how the purpose works here.   If anyone forces you to go one mile, go with him two. Matthew 5.41 The owner of a bakery was looking for a young fellow to work for him and help him with the [...]


The love life blunders of the wise king Solomon

  Meditating this morning about Solomon and his love life fiascoes, I asked myself: Why was he so wise, so wealthy, such an expert administrator of the nation, but extremely dumb in his choices concerning love (which were the cause of his ruin)? Plus, when he asked God for wisdom to govern the people, God was [...]


Thought #21 — A hard blow

Part of the series “40 Thoughts of Jesus.” View all previous here, but first learn how the purpose works here.   You have heard that it was said, Do not commit adultery. But I tell you, everyone who looks at a woman to lust for her has already committed adultery with her in his heart. [...]


Why do men take long to get help?

  Here’s a fact that’s plain to see: When a couple is going through a crisis, usually it is the woman who makes the first move to get help. In fact, even before the crisis begins, any little issue she is confronted with in the relationship, she’ll probably mention it to her best friend at [...]


The love triangle

  Every day, we are subject to the laws, rules of social conduct and behavior that regulate the order among people. It is no different when it comes to the relationship between a man and a woman. Yes, there are commandments, laws that once respected and obeyed will empower the couple to accomplish the so [...]


Why did you not tell me about this?

  If you are married and your spouse has to find out things about you from third parties, your marriage is very bad. Never ever let your partner in the dark about where you are, with whom you are, at what time, where you are going, your plans, your purchases, your expenses and earnings — [...]


The least a man can offer his wife

  This one is to illustrate that a woman is not as complicated as she seems: A man woke up with a terrible hangover and a throbbing black eye. He turned to the other side of the bed and, instead of his wife, he found a red rose with a note attached to it: “Honey, [...]


23 years of marriage taught me this

  We will soon celebrate 23 years of marriage, and through working with couples on a daily basis for several years, I have learned one thing: a happy love life does not depend on luck, Cupid, finding the right one, or a person’s belief in God. Those who think it is a matter of luck [...]


Two kinds of liars

  No one believes the liar, even when he is telling the truth. Lying is possibly one of the most stupid behaviors. It doesn’t work — at times, even in the short run. Nevertheless, many still do it regularly. There are two kinds of liars: Those who lie out of fear. Whether by being embarrassed of [...]


3 things I did to overcome my emotions and change my life and marriage

  One friend asked the other what the secret of his 52-year marriage was. He replied: — “Never go to bed angry.” — “This is a great philosophy,” said the first. — “Yes. And our record of staying up is five days.” Ah, the anger! I can talk about it. My record was the opposite: [...]