“I can’t parent because I never had a parent”

"I can't parent because I never had a parent" is becoming more and more of a common reason behind parent-child relationship struggles. It is sad that this is what so many people struggle with, however it is not an excuse to not parent your children.  For starters, parents in this position, I realize that you … Continue reading “I can’t parent because I never had a parent”

Should teenagers have to work?

Teenage years are such an awkward time. It's a time of youthful play yet maturation into adulthood. It's a time where learning is tedious & decision making can be rather stressful. Emotions are felt in high gear from every end of the spectrum, often without rationale due to the hormonal changes in the body. Teenage … Continue reading Should teenagers have to work?

Saying “yes” to time with Jesus is saying “yes” to my marriage

A daily "yes" to time in the word is a daily "yes" to my marriage. It's a "yes" to the output of work in my career. It's a "yes" to my friendships. It's a "yes" to my mental health. So often, it is easy to push aside daily devotion time & time spent in prayer … Continue reading Saying “yes” to time with Jesus is saying “yes” to my marriage