Ladies, we may hate our stretch marks, but our husbands cherish them. I often call my stretch marks, my battle scars. They are a reminder of the ability of my body to carry and bear children. Each time I...
Narcissism is defined as having an excessive interest in or admiration for oneself and in one’s physical appearance. The word, although seemingly modern, has been around for a very long time. In Greek Mythology, Narcissus was known for his...
The Benefits of Being Slow to Anger Unbridled anger unleashes an offensive attitude that often expresses itself in a barrage of vile words and/or aggressive behavior. While there may be a quick release of angry emotion, others may become victims...
“My dear brothers and sisters, take note of this: Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak and slow to become angry, because human anger does not produce the righteousness that God desires.” (James 1:19-20) Oh, how careful we...
Why Christians Pray for Others “This is the confidence we have before him: If we ask anything according to his will, he hears us.” (1 John 5:14) Prayer is a link between us and God. The Bible lets us know that those...
I believe I need to start this article with a caveat from the jump. As my parents frequently will read my Crosswalk articles, I have no doubt they’ll stumble across this one, and that could lead to an awkward...
Gossip is a sin that’s all too easy to commit. The desire to share a secret, vent about a grievance, or get another person to hear our side, can often get the best of us. Yet, we see a...
The Other Person Has Responsibility—for Their Actions, and for Acknowledging Your Feelings Before I learned about emotions, I often blamed my husband for it—and then we’d argue about whether my anger was justified. But arguing about my anger distracted us...
I was in first grade when I first saw posters for the upcoming election in Apartheid South Africa. The year was 1983, and I remember asking my Mom who she’d be voting for. In the few minutes we had before...
The Bible has a lot to say about marriage, and even more to say about trusting the Lord. Perhaps one of the best ways to rebuild trust in a troubled marriage is to focus more on our trust in...