“Self-control isn’t just one good character trait, a nice addition to the pantheon of virtues.
It’s foundational. Not because it’s more important than other virtues, but because the others rely upon it.
Think about it.
Can you be faithful to your spouse without self-control? Can you be generous without self-control? Peaceable? Selfless? Honest? Kind? No, even the most basic altruism requires suspending your own interests to think of others.
And that can’t happen without self-control.”~ Drew Dyck
“Don’t be surprised when you find your heart troubled by the needs of others. Holy discontent is a sure sign the Spirit of God is at work to give you the heart of Christ.” ~ […]
Does love not really live in your relationship anymore?
This isn’t a question you ever want find yourself asking. But if you ever do, it’s not the end of the world.
What does it really mean to have someone’s back? Does supporting them mean that you can never be critical of their ideas or decisions? Is it good to be a “Yes Man/Woman” in your marriage […]
“There are a lot of people that I find it difficult to like. I don’t like what they do to me. I don’t like what they say about me and other people. I don’t like […]
It’s a well known fact that misery loves company…but it’s pretty fond of marriage, too. Felicia and Wayne deal with the reality that marriage can be miserable at times…and that it doesn’t have to stay […]
Wayne and Felicia spend this episode answering several questions from listeners…ranging from what to ask your love interest before making the jump into marriage, to figuring out how to get your wife back “in the mood”.
Oh, and Felicia brings up the grass again.
Got a burning question or topic that you would like them to discuss? Then feel free to email Wayne and Felicia at email@example.com!
“Love without truth and honor is licentious in nature. Love without commitment is promiscuous and fleeting. Love without virtue and understanding is savage and selfish. Love without respect is short-lived. Love without these conditions is […]
"When we realize the depth of our need for mercy, we can more readily offer mercy to others."~ Xochitl Dixon
If you’re a mother, or are a mother-figure in someone else’s life…PLEASE take the time to read this!
"As followers of Jesus, we need to represent the grace and love that we keep talking about. Otherwise, we should just stop talking about it."~ Leighton Flowers
"Sometimes we are so focused on what we want that we don’t see what others need."~ Catrell Anderson
Love was compressed for all history in that lonely figure on the cross, who said that he could call down angels at any moment on a rescue mission...but chose not to – because of us. At Calvary, God accepted his own unbreakable terms of justice.~ Philip Yancey