The 4 Ways You’re Probably Pushing Love Away

4 ways that we push away love

Receiving love requires as much of us as giving love does. Perhaps it’s even more anxiety producing because, when we initiate loving words and actions, we’re in the driver’s seat. When our mate initiates, we’re not in control. That can make us feel off-balance. We can feel vulnerable. If we don’t respond, we’re rejecting. If […]

Dare To Be The Change

finishing strong in marriage

Wisdom From the World “It’s not the situation, but whether we react negatively or respond positively to the situation, that is important.” Zig Ziglar “Change is the end result of all true learning.” Leo Buscaglia “We’re concerned about how things turn out; God seems to be more concerned with how we turn out.” Philip Yancey “Intelligence is not […]

Diversity Enlarges Our Vision Marriage Meditation # 14

meditation on mature love

  Wisdom From the World “In contrast to symbiotic union, mature love is union under the condition of preserving one’s integrity, and one’s individuality. In love the paradox occurs that two beings become one and yet remain two.” – Erich Fromm Wisdom From the Word “You were all called to travel on the same road and […]

The Mess We’ve Made Of Valentine’s Day

by Dr. David and Janet Congo Note: This post is the 1st in a series of posts building up to Valentine’s Day. Click HERE to read the other entries. When I was a little girl, Valentine’s Day was a much anticipated day. It was a day to let my friends know how special they were to me and […]