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An Encounter with Cuban Refugees

cuban refugees One Flesh AwakeningIt might seem strange to you, but I recently had an encounter with cuban refugees – and it made me realize again how blessed I am.

I have always known that I was incredibly blessed. I have had amazing experiences throughout my life beginning with annual road trips to see much of the United States and then moving into adulthood and finding a love for cruise vacations.

I have been privileged to Read More→

Running On Empty: Refuel by Dating Your Spouse

date night one flesh awakening Here is a crazy thought: married couples should go on dates (with their spouses of course). Yes, that is right – leave the kids at home and enjoy each other’s company for a while. The date does not need to be expensive, but spending time with each other is SOOOO rewarding.

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Handwriting is on the Wall

Someone told me recently that I had nice handwriting for a guy.

I thought about this for awhile and the comment would not go away. After all, it’s the same handwriting I have had for my whole life, so why would the thought of it being appealing to someone else ever cross my mind? Read More→

Being “Broken Together” isn’t the best way

There is a contemporary Christian song that has jumped to the top of the charts.broken together One Flesh Awakening

The song, Broken Together, by Casting Crowns has struck a nerve within the Christian community and receives a tremendous amount of play time on various radio stations.

I must admit, I was taken in by this song too.

But is there a better way than being “broken together”? Does Casting Crowns have it right? Read More→

Investing in People’s Lives

Investing in People's Lives One Flesh AwakeningMost of the time our chats center around the marriage relationship.

Today’s chat will be a bit different.

Marriage is our passion; we see signs of brokenness all around us and many days it feels like we are in a sinking ship that offers little or no help for the catastrophes that surround the boat.

One of the elements that we do not often focus on when it comes to marriage is Read More→