Marriage goal setting tip: Do some personal reflection before you and your spouse actually begin setting goals together. By discussing your personal reflections first, you'll have a better understanding of what your relationship needs and what kind of goals you should both work towards.
You can live to accomplish your dreams or you can live to spark dreams in others.
One of the most frequent complaints that I hear about men is that they're irresponsible, only thinking about football and video games.
At this time of year, it is not unusual to reflect on the occurrences of the past 10 months. Since this blog is focused on marriage, family, and parenting I'd like to ask: What are you thankful for in your marriage? What makes family gatherings so special? What memories do you plan on making with... Continue Reading →
Every guy needs to make perseverance his middle name
Being a man is more than just biological; it's more than just an anatomical difference. Read more...
“Couples who work together learn how to take stress not as a personal attack but as a challenge they can take on together. The key to growth and enrichment in marriage is in discovering ways to convey, "I understand how you feel and I'm going to do my best to meet your needs. I love... Continue Reading →
Oh, that old rugged cross, so despised by the world, Has a wondrous attraction for me; For the dear Lamb of God left His glory above To bear it to dark Calvary. In that old rugged cross, stained with blood so divine, A wondrous beauty I see, For ’twas on that old cross Jesus suffered... Continue Reading →
About a week ago I had an epiphany--one that I hope you'll find inspiring. In fact, I was so thrilled that I decided to dedicate the next three Manhood Monday posts around the topic of effective leadership with the goal of nurturing male leadership skills. The first principle I'd like to mention is: Speak a... Continue Reading →
I had just moved one of my pieces backward when he slowly shook his head and stopped me.
"Joseph," he said in a voice that resonated with wisdom. "Once you start retreating, you never stop."
How you've failed isn't the most important thing.
It is your response to defeat that determines your true greatness.
To be a successful man you need to have a clear, positive vision. Once that vision is locked in your mind, be willing to do the unconventional, perhaps even the extreme, to achieve it. And above all, never listen to the voice that whispers, "you can't do it."