Browsing All posts tagged under »relationship«

How a Relationship with God Starts

November 2, 2011


I’m on a an adventure. I’m asking God to help me grasp all that it means to have a relationship with him. I want to “see” it from His perspective – without my pride, distortions of the truth I created, etc. The following quote from Oswald Chambers really helped me and I wanted to share […]

Because of Jesus: Melissa’s Journey

October 13, 2011


Today, I’m launching a blog series entitled: Because of Jesus.  Too often, we live out our religious traditions and never grasp the love Jesus. He loved us by leaving the perfection of Heaven to become the payment for our punishment. The way Jesus loved out-loud – by His actions – built a bridge for you […]

The Courage to Love

September 27, 2011


Many of us have been hurt – really hurt by someone we love. It’s natural after that happens to guard ourselves from letting that happen again. We get gun shy with how much we will share, how much we “show up” emotionally and how honest we are willing to be. The way we act out […]

Communication with Jesus

September 1, 2011


Yesterday I was reading Gary & Norma Smalley’s soon to be released book – Four Days to a Forever Marriage. Healthy, honoring communication between spouses is a major theme in the text. Both of them are really honest in the book about their struggles to listen and need to be heard. One of their recommendations […]