“Don’t worry guys, God can stop the rain!”

I remember my eight-year-old daughter looking outside with slumped shoulders and saying “Aw, now we can’t have our kids day.” But just at that moment, her four-year-old brother jumped up and said:

“Don’t worry guys, God can stop the rain!” 

Forgiving the “Unforgivable”

When you’re struggling emotionally with forgiveness, look beyond the pain you feel to understanding why the other person has done wrong.  This kind of thinking is revolutionary, perhaps even  intimidating, because it forces us to look at ourselves in a more critical light in a time when we want to be comforted.

But pushing ourselves out of our comfort zone may be the only way to actually make a positive difference in our lives. 

Together Tuesday #12: Talk about the bad stuff

I remember telling my wife, in a sweet way, that I didn’t like the way she cooked our dinner when we first got married. I’m smiling now at the memory and even then it was something we could both laugh off. My comment wasn’t intended as an insult but it was in keeping with our “no secrets” policy.