Archive | Thursday Quote of the Week

12 May 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Appetite for Approval … Howard Stern … Works-for-Love

I counseled a woman this week who blatantly stated that she is trying to do good things so, in her mind, Jesus would forgive her for divorcing her husband. I have sensed that kind of “works mentality” before yet never so clearly.
It is a mind set all of us face to some extent at some [...]

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03 May 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Cinco and the “Wisdom” of Madonna

Two special quotes on this Thursday’s quotes of the week. Note that the Madonna quote is on our refrigerator, just so I’ve got a good laugh when I need it. It always brings a smile to my face, and hopefully to you as well today.
1 – On Cinco de Mayo …
May the fifth be with [...]

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14 April 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Golfer from the Past Encapsules Tiger’s Master’s Mood

I read this quote on the Golf Channel’s website. It was from an article on how smug Tiger Woods was in an interview just after his last round at the Master’s last Sunday. I am sure Tiger sometimes feels the way Ben Hogan did at the US Open in his statement below.
Perhaps he felt this [...]

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17 March 2011 ~ 0 Comments

St. Patrick’s Day Fun Thoughts

A friend of mine sent some fun stuff about St Paddy’s Day I’ll share for our Thursday Quote of the Week. Enjoy:
* It’s okay to pretend we’re Irish on St Patrick’s Day. We pretend we are good at Christmas don’t we?
* If you find a four-leaf clover, you have way too much time on your [...]

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03 March 2011 ~ 0 Comments

A God-Thought from WWII, So Relevant Today

Wisdom from the past, from a most courageous and God-fearing woman on God’s sovereign plan for our lives:
Every experience God gives us … every person He puts into our lives … is the perfect preparation for a future only He can see.
Corrie ten Boom
… with thanks from Jeanne Schroder across the pond

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17 February 2011 ~ 0 Comments

If Anything Is Worth Remembering, Remember It!

Romance and Roses is, simply put, a celebration of marriage. We held our 12th one last weekend at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Murfreesboro. Close to 600 people attended, all there to celebrate their marriage. As always, tons of laughter coupled with some incredibly encouraging stories from real live couples about their marriages. Engaged couples [...]

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03 February 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Snow and Marriage

Horrible weather!
I just got off the phone with a friend living in northern Maine near the Canadian border.
She said that since early this morning the snow has been nearly waist high and is still falling.
The temperature is dropping way below zero and the north wind is increasing [...]

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27 January 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Be a ‘Change Agent’ in Your Marriage: Love Instead of Criticize

Norman Wright is a marriage leader. I think he lives in California. I have read several of his books. Met him several times at various conferences around the country. Been to his workshops. Great guy. Wise, effective leader in the field of marriage enrichment. For years I have used part of his premarital material in [...]

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07 January 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Just a Thought – Always Be Prepared …

In the recent issue of Southern Seminary magazine, Al Mohler, President of Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (where I was a grad before his time), had an interesting quote in his ‘A Letter from the President’ column. His is a world of debate and theological arguments, but he makes a point that applies to all of [...]

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30 December 2010 ~ 0 Comments

Quote-of-the-Week is from Dan Patrick via Sports Illustrated

Happy Thursday! Here it is – plain and simple this week. Dan Patrick does a brief interview with a sports figure each wk in Sports Illustrated. Only 10 questions or so. You gotta look closely, but there is a very small quote at the bottom of the one-page piece he does each week. It is [...]

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