Spiritual Spring Cleaning Checklist

  Spring has arrived! If you’re like me, you get the urge to start those annual spring cleaning projects around the house. But if we’re honest, our homes aren’t the only places in need some deep cleaning. Just like our homes and cars need regular maintenance, so do our spiritual lives. And let’s face it, … Continue reading Spiritual Spring Cleaning Checklist

The Lost Art of Listening

Communication is more important than ever in our high-speed, high-tech world, and yet we seem to be devoting less and less time to really listening. Have you noticed that genuine listening is becoming obsolete? Hearing and listening are two different animals. Hearing refers to the sound that enters your ears. Listening, however, requires more. It … Continue reading The Lost Art of Listening

#1 RELATIONSHIP KILLER: UNREALISTIC EXPECTATIONS

Our first Valentine’s Day together, my husband, Scott, bought me a dozen long-stem roses. This Friday we will be celebrating twenty-seven years of marriage. Guess how many times he’s bought me a dozen long stem roses? Once. It’s a good thing I didn’t expect roses every Valentine’s Day, right? Now, I don’t want to give … Continue reading #1 RELATIONSHIP KILLER: UNREALISTIC EXPECTATIONS