Longing

Part of my bible college degree is "Spiritual Formation". It's 3 year long subjects that cover a variety of topics, mostly centered around finding wholeness. This year, a focus has been on relationships. I was reading something today that resonated with me. Every person is wired to ‘long’: single & longing to be married single or …

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Sorry that I’ve used you

To everyone single person that I've ever met, heard about or even looked at, I need to take this opportunity to say sorry. Whether or not either of us knew it at the time, I've either used you, or tried to. I haven't treated you as a person. I've devalued you. I've tried to turn …

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When was the last time you felt overwhelmingly loved?

This post was hard to write, but I am so excited to share it with you. Vulnerability can be scary, but I'm discovering afresh how vital it is for deep relationship. Let me be specific About a week ago I lied to my wife. It was stupid. I'd done something careless, and when I found out …

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Lessons from Marriage Vol 1

Elana and I have been married for 3 months tomorrow. Here's some of the big lessons I'm learning early on. Maybe these will encourage you too 1) Tim Keller on Selfishness: “In Western culture today, you decide to get married because you feel an attraction to the other person.  You think he or she is …

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