Category Archives: Relationships

Living a mission

Last night as I was finishing the final episode of of Live the Life Radio, I played back about a 5 second transition and was convicted by two words from my own voice at the close of the show. The … Continue reading

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Live the Life Broadcast Premier

Exciting News! Live the Life is headed for the airwaves! Starting January 7th I will be hosting a weekly radio version of Live the Life on KJNP AM (1170) and FM (100.3) Each week my guests and I will explore … Continue reading

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Live the Life means…

A friend recently asked me a great question. He wanted to know how, as a counselor, I helped people Live the Life. My answer went something like this… I have a friend who leads powerful training sessions all across the … Continue reading

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Accept and Resist

Image by vvvracer via Flickr Avoiding pain is second nature. We were created with an internal warning system that helps us avoid physical or emotional pain as best we can. Most of us have learned strategies to cope with physical … Continue reading

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Marital Investment Strategies, Part 4

In previous articles we have looked at developing a shared story, getting time together, learning together. Today we will be exploring a basic need for both men and women alike– the need to be affirmed or respected. STRATEGY 4: AFFIRM … Continue reading

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Only a Dreamer No More

Since childhood my identity has been caught in dreams. That all changed on October 4th. Starting when I was a young child my head has been filled with dreams.  More than one elementary teacher complained to my parents that I … Continue reading

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I was Desperate

I was desperate. I was stuck in an old relationship pattern and I didn’t know how to get out. I was angry at myself. I was angry at Kim, my wife. We had been doing this same destructive dance for … Continue reading

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Marital Investment Strategies, Part 3

In Part one we learned about the role of positive memories for marital success and some tips for strengthening shared memories. In part two we discussed the importance of getting couple time to make new memories as a couple. This weeks … Continue reading

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PLANES CRASH AND PEOPLE DIE..IN THE WINK OF AN EYE…IT IS A FACT OF LIFE!

Guest Blog by Scott V. Black, Founder of EmpowerU International.  Do you remember where you were 10 years ago?  That is something we will be hearing a lot of over this weekend as we commemorate the 10 year anniversary of the … Continue reading

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Marital Investment Strategies, Part 2

In Part 1 we learned about the importance of positive memories for marital success. We described some ways to invest by creating a shared story. Today’s strategy involves making new memories as a couple. STRATEGY 2: GET AWAY. Life is … Continue reading

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