FACTS AND FALLACIES OF INTIMACY: PART 5 — CAN I DEPEND ON YOU? YOU PROMISED...AT OUR WEDDING
My mate should always be there for me, to help me meet all my needs. That’s why we got married – to be help-mates.
You married a human being; these types are at times unpredictable and unhelpful. Yet, with the proper expectations your marriage can be a very enjoyable experience. Your mate can be a source of great strength, but never the source of your strength.
FACTS AND FALLACIES OF INTIMACY: PART 2 — WHOSE FAULT IS IT - MINE OR YOURS? THE 'HOT POTATO' OF BLAME IN YOUR MARRIAGE
Everything that goes wrong in our marriage is ALL your fault (or – ALL my fault).
When things go wrong in our marriage, there are times I am responsible for the problem and times you are. Frequently, we both have some contribution to the problems that we face. We both share some responsibility in working together to solve most of the problems we face.
The Battle Within...Who Wins?
by Frances J. Harvey, Director of Operations
at Turning Point Counseling
"For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly realms." Ephesians 6:12
Clearly there is NO shortages of darts being heaved at believers from Satan. And it appears as though he's not gonna let up any time soon. But then again we were never promised a trial free life either, in fact it's quite rediculous to think that we could go through life with no problems. Going through trials is just a part of this journey we are on and we WILL have trails until the day the Lord comes.
James 1: 2 tells us "Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of many kinds...
by Frances J. Harvey, Director of Operations, Turning Point Counseling
Each year at this time you don’t have to drive far to see someone standing on a corner with a big sign pointing in the direction of a tax service wanting your business – and this year is no exception. Every day on my journey to work as I reach a certain corner, THERE HE IS – dancing on the corner swinging the big sign , not to mention being dressed up in a bright green outfit that resembles the statue of Liberty! Each morning as I drive by I tend to chuckle and think, that must be such a drag of a job!
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