It is one of the most frustrating and insecure things we women go through: when we are in an emotional conflict with our man and most want him to talk to us and give us some reassurance . . . he most needs space!
Just when we are desperate for a hug, he is desperate to escape to his man cave. Sure, our need to talk things through is totally legitimate, but so, it turns out, is his need to get some time to process. And if we can honor his need, he’ll be much better able to honor ours.
Let’s face it — money is a taboo topic in families.
As parents, we’re not quite sure how to address it with our kids, so many of us simply choose not to. We do this because we either don’t feel qualified, we don’t think it’s important, or because we don’t know what to say on the topic. I think this will help.
For starters, do yourself a favor and go to the website, Global Rich List. Take 10 seconds and enter your annual income in the box provided. You’ll be surprised at where you sit on a global level. Through this simple exercise, you’ll realize you’re rich.
I recently finished up a few months of bible study in the book of Judges. I was blown away by the riches of this Old Testament book that so many of us overlook. I have a tendency to primarily study New Testament books, so it was really good for me to spend some extended time in the Old Testament. The book Judges for You, by Tim Keller, was an excellent help to me.
One of the most common themes in the book of Judges is the idea of “doing what is right in my own eyes.”