We knew it was coming. Our 22-year-old daughter Jennifer had already told us they were planning to get married. So the priority mail letter I received from her boyfriend Tim, inviting me to breakfast, was a tip-off the size of Mt. Rushmore. Here's how this important conversation went down. [Read more…] about 027_When He Asks to Marry Your Daughter
When relationships problems stare us in the face, we sometimes freeze, retreat, and do nothing. Today’s episode suggests another approach for when we just don’t know what to do. [Read more…] about 026_When You Don't Know What to Do
No matter how difficult our job, there are ways to view our work and daily responsibilities that can bring out the best in us, and draw us closer to God. Listen in to learn how to be encouraged when our 9 – 5 activities are getting us down. [Read more…] about 025_The Toughest Job in America
There’s a richness to learning together in community. Today’s episode is listeners sharing what they’ve learned so far in this podcast, which will hopefully encourage and stimulate your thinking about relationships.
“The most powerful words in the English language are ‘tell me a story,’” says Pat Conroy. Today’s episode contains two relationship stories that illustrate the power of doing something small that achieves something big. [Read more…] about 023_Reminding Each Other of Our Own Stories
Relationships are often built upon what we learn from others who share their stories with us. We grow when their story becomes part of our story, so we then have something to pay it forward to others. Listen in to learn how. [Read more…] about 022_Pay it Forward with Our Stories