For singles, it can be easy to feel like Valentines chocolates on February 15. Discounted. Cut-rate. Less than full price.
- February 18, 2014 |
Ah, Valentine’s Day. We love it; we hate it. What makes this holiday such a lightning rod for strong opinions? Here are five thoughts.
- February 14, 2014 |
I’m not sure that the history of Valentine’s Day really matters. What does indeed matter, is what we do with its legacy.
What better way to mark Valentine's Day than to hear from our old friend Chuck Colson. No, seriously.
I believe it’s important for couples to find ways to express their love year-round; but don’t feel obliged to buy roses and a card.
A collection of resources including articles, audio and free printables to bless your marriage during this Valentine's season
What better time than Valentine’s Day, or as many of us like to call it, ‘Singles Awareness Day,’ to do a good heart check?
When I was a single mom with two elementary children, I had to gear up a week in advance for the big day: Valentine’s Day.
Whether married or single, Valentine's Day can stir up emotions that make us wish the holiday would just fall off the calendar.
The sting of being alone is hard to handle when everywhere you look love is in the air - except the air YOU'RE breathing.
- February 11, 2014 |
I don’t hate Valentine’s Day, but I think I’m supposed to. That’s what social media and other singles seem to suggest.
- February 10, 2014 |
What if Valentine's Day is less about waiting for perfect love, and more about seeking to love others, even when it is costly?
- February 07, 2014 |
Obviously, we love our husbands and kids more than we love pizza or shoes. But what would you say is your FIRST love?
If you are avoiding Valentine's Day more than a visit to the dentist, here are a few thoughts to help you cope.
One reality that kept me from enjoying the present as a single mom was feeling entombed between the past and the future.
As you reflect on your relationships this Valentine’s Day season, take ownership of mistakes and seek to engage in healthier relationships.
This month, as you think of your "loved ones" -- think of the One who loves you more than any other.
What if this Valentine's Day you took the man in your life off the hook? What if this year you focused not on your expectations or the disappointment that the "Day of Romance" tends to bring but on the Author of Romance?
Words are so powerful. We can use them to build up or tear down, to encourage or discourage, to speak life or to speak death.
If you're frustrated with your husband or just want to draw his heart closer to yours, I have a strategy that I've seen work over and over.
- February 03, 2014 |