Month: May 2017

May 30, 2017 dpolla8

Are you vulnerable? Do we want to be vulnerable? Why would we want to be vulnerable?!   Brandon and I used to fight a lot. He felt like he was walking on eggshells around me. If he said the wrong thing, I would get offended and he’d end up in the doghouse. In the early…

May 16, 2017 dpolla8

How can we be happy? What if our happiness doesn’t depend on our spouse?   Back when I was first married, like 19 years ago, I didn’t have many friends. But Brandon did and would go out and play volleyball with me sitting at home all alone, pouting.  I didn’t understand why, if he loved…

May 13, 2017 dpolla8

Do you want to be known as having an open mind or closed off? Open minded people are enjoyable to be around, while closed minded people seem to be hard to converse with. So what does having an open mind mean?   When thinking about God, if we are closed-minded, it means we believe what…

May 9, 2017 dpolla8

When Brandon and I were having marriage problems, we went to Christian marriage counseling at our church. It was a group counseling session. There’s a reason men hate being dragged to those things! The first thing they did is have us confess our sins out loud and then opened the scriptures to Colossians 3:5 and…