• Uncategorized

    Correction vs. Encouragement

    Lisa’s thoughts… Last week was tougher on me than most in my marriage.  In the process of entering into the realm of marriage ministry I had forgotten to better protect myself from that sign I put on my back for satan to see.  This week showed me there is always a learning curve when things go wrong for you, it is how quickly you adjust that drives your recovery. “I have a very soft heart for a woman who seems like she has a brick wall up in front of her” Throughout the trials of the week my husband and I had many conversations with each other and talked with…

  • Needs,  Time

    Scheduling Love?

    Lisa’s thoughts… Greg and I are currently facilitating a small group study of the book His Needs Her Needs, a book that covers the concept of individual emotional needs, explains that men and women have very different needs in marriage, and that they perceive and receive love from their spouse through them.  More information on this book can be found at www.marriagebuilders.com When we marry, we promise to meet all the needs of our spouse and trust that our spouse will meet all of our needs. Greg and I have been through this book numerous times and different things will strike us each time.  This time I found myself pondering…

  • Attention,  Communication,  Needs,  Sex,  Trust,  Uncategorized

    A Clean Kitchen Begins In The Bedroom

    Deep thoughts with Greg Campbell… One morning right after my wife stepped into the shower and exclaimed… why you always forget to set the showerhead back to the way I had it…the following words came from my mouth: “OK sweetie… why as a man do I always have to put the seat down?  I never have a complaint about the seat, so therefore why can’t the women in my life just leave the seat UP for me since it is the women who have an issue.  When are you going to open the car door for me? Furthermore, the showerhead… why don’t you ever put it back on the setting…