Archive | Thursday Quote of the Week

05 January 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Marriage, College and Baby Boomers

I am a member of the American Association of Christian Counselors. They send me a newsletter/trade journal-type thing quarterly. Excellent piece of work for my profession. Toward the back is my favorite section from a guy named Gary D. Foster called The Foster Report. It is a whole page filled with random facts, research and [...]

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03 November 2011 ~ 1 Comment

Humor, Natalie, and a Really Good Thought

Just a great thought for today. Sometimes it helps to see life through a kid’s eyes. It might not be as bad as you think.
On my way home one day, I stopped to
watch a Little League baseball game that was being played in a
park near my home. As I sat down behind the [...]

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29 September 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Sometimes Life is Simple

Sometimes life just comes down to the simplest concepts. Here’s one by a renowned songwriter of the 20th century.
I am just a little girl who’s looking for a little boy who’s looking for a girl to love.

— from a musical written by Ira Gershwin, 1925

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04 August 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Thoughts on an Ugly Issue

Ed Stetzer writes a blog with a big following. Literally thousands. Is that because he is a good writer? Articulate? Intelligent? Knows how to make a blog site look great? Well, that could have something to do with it!
A lot of people also read Ed because he’s not afraid to tackle the tough issues. Ed [...]

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14 July 2011 ~ 0 Comments

A Word of Inspiration for Father Figures

Here is a cool statement on how critical a father figure is to a kid. It is from Randy Hemphill of LifeMinistries. Will talk about him in another blog for sure. Dads and dad-like men, stay on the wall. Keep working, investing, influencing that young guy you hang with. Spend time with them while you [...]

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07 July 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Ever Thought You’d Married the Wrong Person???

Maybe there IS a time you can wonder if you’d married the wrong person. Maybe.
Enjoy the Thursday Quote of the Day:
“The only time in my married life I have ever thought I might have married the wrong woman is when I saw Paula Deen. It wasn’t her pretty hair or pretty smile. It was because [...]

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16 June 2011 ~ 0 Comments

A Quick Look at Marriage & Divorce from the US Census Report

Every once in a while you need to hear some good news on marriage. Here is such a word, from the US Census Bureau of all places. You can check our more info at the link found in the quote.
Our Thursday Quote of the Week:
According to the Census report, Number, Timing, and Duration of [...]

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09 June 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Facts vs Feelings – Must It Be One or the Other?

Recently I saw Ken Davis, a comedian who was very good. Does many Fortune 500 companies every year. Has performed before US presidents. Funny, off beat, strong believer. A lot of humor I could relate to at my age. Good stuff. I bought some of his material at the end of his performance. Some DVD’s [...]

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02 June 2011 ~ 0 Comments

There is Courage and Power in Encouragement

Two quotes this week. One from California and one closer to home. A lot closer.
Quote one:
Bob and Yvonne Turnbull are long-time marriage enrichment leaders from California. What a passion for marriages! You can find them at http://www.turnbullministries.org/. Don’t know them personally but I have followed them for years. They are good guys. Check them out.
Encouragement [...]

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26 May 2011 ~ 0 Comments

If You Don’t Like the Weather …

“Woodland Baptist Church is having church at 6:30 tonight. We have a basement if we need it. “
– Maurice Hays, pastor of the west TN church
What’s with all this weather? More than twice the number of tornadoes for the year already? FOUR TIMES the number in April! Hail breaking windshields in Dallas? Volcano erupting once [...]

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