You remember Adam and Eve, right? As the First Couple, they had it made, and they got in Big Trouble. Yes, we remember Eve started the whole thing. Deceived by the serpent, she ate the forbidden fruit first. Then convinced her husband to eat as well. But Eve wasn’t who God came looking for, was she? Continue reading “Learning to Lead”
A few years ago, I asked students in my undergraduate psychology classes if – generally speaking – they thought it would be acceptable behavior for a girl to ask a boy out on a date. The women said yes … and so did the men … sort of. Continue reading “Learning to Follow”
For the last several years running, the most popular post on my Psychology of Men blog has been “Why Do Men Stonewall?” Stonewalling is withdrawing or refusing to respond to your partner. For a man, it may be a response to his own confusion or feeling overwhelmed when she’s upset. Or he may just try to stay calm in the hope that she will also calm down. Continue reading “Why Do Men Stonewall?”
I’d been chatting with a lovely Christian woman & her husband about their marriage for several weeks. Although she seemed open to what I was saying about the way men think & feel & behave, she followed everything I said with a “Yes, but …” statement of her own. Continue reading “Yes, but …”
What do Joseph & the Karate Kid have in common? They were both in training, even though they didn’t recognize because it looked like they weren’t going anywhere at the time. Continue reading “Training for Reigning”
Daniel wants to learn karate.
But Mr. Miyagi has had him slaving around his house for the past 4 days. Sand the deck. Wash the car. Paint the house. Paint the fence.
And Daniel is angry. But he’s been in training nonetheless.
What is The Lord training you for?
If you’ve read the Old Testament stories, you know no one’s journey followed an easy path. They all messed up. A lot. And God used their circumstances to prepare them. Continue reading “Joseph the Dreamer”