Tag Archives: Relationship

Marriage as Metaphor

“Later I passed by, and when I looked at you and saw that you were old enough for love, I spread the corner of my garment over you and covered your naked body. I gave you my solemn oath and entered … Continue reading

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We’re All Suckers for a Love Story

I will do this to recapture the hearts of the people of Israel, who have all deserted me for their idols. Ezekiel 14:5 (NIV) Let me confess something to you. I am a sucker for a great love story. Wendy, Taylor, … Continue reading

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A Good Person is not a Perfect Person

“If I have walked with falsehood     or my foot has hurried after deceit— let God weigh me in honest scales     and he will know that I am blameless—” Job 31:5-6 (NIV) Wendy, Suzanna and I stood in the kitchen this past … Continue reading

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Enjoy the Dance

King Solomon, however, loved many foreign women besides Pharaoh’s daughter—Moabites, Ammonites, Edomites, Sidonians and Hittites. They were from nations about which the Lord had told the Israelites, “You must not intermarry with them, because they will surely turn your hearts after their gods.” Nevertheless, Solomon held … Continue reading

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Refusing to Feed Emotional Fires

If a ruler’s anger rises against you,     do not leave your post;     calmness can lay great offenses to rest. Ecclesiastes 10:4 (NIV) I am the youngest of four siblings. It is said, primarily by elder siblings, that the younger children … Continue reading

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The Natural Ebb and Flow of Conversation

They were also to stand every morning to thank and praise the Lord. They were to do the same in the evening…. 1 Chronicles 23:30 (NIV) I am continually learning. The further I progress in my journey the more I find … Continue reading

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Faith and Praise: David’s Personal Relationship With God

David and all the Israelites were celebrating with all their might before God, with songs and with harps, lyres, timbrels, cymbals and trumpets. 1 Chronicles 13:8 (NIV) For the better part of this year, we’ve been journeying through the story … Continue reading

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