Sometimes the things we believe about God can actually make Him seem quite distant. One of those is our beliefs about how God sees sin. When we think that all sins are equal, we can actually make God seem really heartless. Last week I posted an article that went... This week we’ve been talking about new beginnings for the year. I talked about having a different attitude about communication, both in terms of having difficult conversations but also letting your husband help. I talked about having a new start with finances,... My daughter Katie just loves musical theatre. For her 18th birthday I took her to New York City and we saw Les Miserables, which was one of the highlights of her life. And she recently went back to NYC with friends to see Phantom. But what she’s really obsessed... Too many women around me are burning themselves out. They’re exhausted, they’re stressed, and they’re not taking care of themselves. Their whole life is about pouring into everybody else, and there’s almost nothing left of themselves in the... On Mondays I try to answer Reader Questions, on Tuesday I try to do a Top 10 post, on Wednesdays I always post about marriage, and on Fridays I try to post a 400-word inspirational marriage post. That works wonderfully for planning, but it means that sometimes I have... If your teen gets mouthy, how do you respond? Can you stop them from being sarcastic? Every parent wants a great relationship with their kids, but sometimes that seems really out of reach. I’m reminded again today how important it is. Right now, as you’re...