Understanding

Teacher Becomes Student

Teacher Becomes Student

By Charlotte Hopper, Brazil:  This should be easy, I thought as I prepared to make the switch from teaching elementary-school-aged children to teaching teenagers. After all, I have been a teacher all ... Read More »

The Judgment

The Judgment

A woman once enumerated her husband’s faults to a divorce court judge. She simply couldn’t live with “that man” one day more, she said. On and on she went. Finally she paused t... Read More »

Freeing Your Marriage from Familiarity

Freeing Your Marriage from Familiarity

Q: My wife and I have been married for 11 years, and though we still love each other, our relationship has grown stale. What can we do to put the magic back into our marriage? A: When most couples vow... Read More »

Marriage Is …

Marriage Is …

What is marriage? It’s a union, first of all. It’s a uniting, two hearts becoming one. Marriage is companionship and friendship. It’s being together, acting together, doing things to... Read More »

Dealing With Difficult People

Dealing With Difficult People

Q: I’ve been stressed-out at work over relations with a new coworker. He is talented and ambitious, but behaves as though he’s jealous of my position. I feel threatened and don’t kno... Read More »

From Jesus: I Understand

From Jesus: I Understand

I understand the trying of men’s hearts–the despair, the discouragement, the desperation. I understand the pain of leaving loved ones, for first I had to leave My Father to go to Earth, an... Read More »

Reaching Withdrawn or Closed People

Reaching Withdrawn or Closed People

Q: How can I get through to someone who has difficulty opening up and communicating? A: Most people who are very quiet and withdrawn don’t really want to be that way. They know they need to be f... Read More »

Walk a Mile in His Shoes

Walk a Mile in His Shoes

By Curtis Peter van Gorder “Never judge a man until you’ve walked a mile in his shoes.” If there was anyone who knew all about that, it was probably Mother Teresa. After having lived among the poorest... Read More »

I Choose Faith

I Choose Faith

By Lily Neve A friend of mine has extensively studied a number of religions, and we regularly enjoy deep discussions about various belief systems—discussions that invariably come around to our own bel... Read More »