What Kept the Children of Israel from the Promised Land
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What Kept the Children of Israel from the Promised Land

Promised Land Journey. The promised land journey out of Egypt began with hope, a promise, and miracle after miracle.  Those six million people from twelve tribes marched out of Egypt with God leading them. It wasn’t long until they grumbled and complained. “We should have stayed in Egypt,” they cried. “Now we’re going to die…

How Marriage Is Like Riding a Bicycle Built For Two
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How Marriage Is Like Riding a Bicycle Built For Two

The bicycle built for two. Dave has always believed in the adage, “Where there’s a will, there’s a way.” Granted, sometimes there isn’t a way even when there’s a will, but you get the point. There’s not a lot my husband won’t tackle, especially if it’s something he knows his bride wants to do. So…

Forgiveness is ≠ Trust – Lessons from Joseph
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Forgiveness is ≠ Trust – Lessons from Joseph

Forgiveness ≠ Trust Forgiveness is not trust. Trust usually comes later, when true restoration takes place. When you forgive someone, it does not mean you trust or respect them. And, while “love covers a multitude of sins,” trust doesn’t. Here’s why. Forgiveness breaks the chains of pain, anger, bitterness, and revenge. Forgiveness wipes the slate…