Brokenness

Does Your Past Define Your Future?

“The beautiful journey of today can only begin when we learn to let go of yesterday.” – Steve Marboli     Have you ever ran into someone from years back and found yourself surprised about their present life condition, whether it was a career path choice or simply their mere presentation?  We may never admit this …

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When Things Fall Apart

“When everything seems like it’s falling apart that’s when God is putting things together just the way He wants it” – Unknown   Approximately one year ago, we experienced a 6.0 earthquake in Napa county.  It was quite a jolting experience, occurring at approximately three o’clock in the morning.  I remember being abruptly awakened by the …

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I’m Not Looking Back Anymore

“Don’t look back, you’re not going that way.” – Author, Unknown “What a wonderful thought in knowing the best days of our lives haven’t happened yet” – Author, Unknown     Are you still living in the past?  Wondering what could have been or should have been?  Do you often find yourself reflecting on the things that …

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How Conflict and Turmoil Strengthened My Relationship

We’re all familiar with the quote, “you can’t unscramble eggs,” and most of us know exactly what it means or how the saying can apply to our lives at different times.  And although I’ll would usually agree with this, I do believe there are times when we should, and must challenge this statement.   The …

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Submission – The Key Ingredient to a Successful Relationship

“Peace secured by slavish submission is not peace.”  – Kim II-sung “The submission of her body without love or desire is degrading to the woman’s finer sensibility, all the marriage certificates on earth to the contrary notwithstanding.”  – Margaret Sanger   So often when we hear any form of the word submit, it can take us …

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