Where do Our Passions Come From?

Where do Our Passions Come From?

Why does one person love cooking and another is passionate about golf? One son, by the age of eight, learned all he could about Abraham Lincoln’s life and another son instinctively knew how an internal combustion engine works when he’d never been taught!...
Take Responsibility for Yourself

Take Responsibility for Yourself

Controlling Your Partner Doesn’t Work When we human beings are unhappy, our first response is to blame whomever seems to be the source of our unhappiness. “He doesn’t pay enough attention to me.” “She cares more about the children than...
Blame is Relationship Cancer

Blame is Relationship Cancer

Blame Makes You a Victim When someone hurts us, the natural reaction is to blame them for the pain we feel. Although that person is responsible for their behavior, if I stay in a state of blame, I am keeping myself locked into a state of victimhood, subject to their...
Happy Marriage Non-Negotiables

Happy Marriage Non-Negotiables

Interviews of Happy Marriages Reveal Some Similarities Lately I’ve had the privilege of interviewing some happily married couples. Authority Magazine is publishing these articles! (A readership of 30 million/month!) I’m noticing a trend. Each couple has...
The Benefits of Crises

The Benefits of Crises

Crises are rarely, if ever fun. Crises mean an interruption in our routine…a major change in our lives. A crisis can be from an accident, or an unexpected illness or with a major relationship change. Although a positive change, a crisis can arise from a major...
Parenting Adult Children

Parenting Adult Children

A Huge Transition Moving from childhood to young adult years delivers the transition into puberty. That is hard enough for many children and also their parents. But moving from teen years into adulthood requires another major change in parenting that sometimes is even...