Monthly Archive: November 2017

Marriage Awakening - 4 Ways to Enhance Your Marriage 0

4 Ways to Enhance Your Marriage

Occasionally I run across a married couple who say they have a really great marriage, but they mention that they get stuck in the grind of day to day life. They get up early, rush around getting ready for work and school, and spend the entire day apart. Then they hurry in separate directions to different sports, music, or church activities, only to rush home again to feed everyone before finally falling into bed to get a few hours of sleep. Feeling like life is one crazy, hurried day after another is nothing new. In fact Ecclesiastes speaks of all...

Marriage Awakening - 3 Ways to Become a Better Mother 0

3 Ways to Become a Better Mother

Motherhood is hard. It’s not only physically draining, but also emotionally draining. Just ask any parent who has sat with her child in a hospital emergency or surgery waiting room. In my case, I feel emotionally drained after about 20 minutes of driving practice with one of our teenagers! Emotional stress can actually manifest itself in physical ways. When you are emotionally tired, you may also feel physically tired, moody, cranky, and even start to gain weight. Most mothers tend to put a lot of pressure on themselves to be the best mother they can be. They compare themselves to...