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Mean Wives, and Husbands Who Should Love Them

I have been accused (my word, not theirs) of writing too much about how husbands need to change. Of course, my “accusers” are husbands. They may be right. I do think a lot about husbands for two primary reasons. Listen to the podcast You may… Continue Reading …

The Angry Dad

There are few things more frightening to a child than the angry dad. An angry dad in the home is the metaphorical equivalent of rolling a child’s heart through a mine field. If the dad does not change, the child will be set up for… Continue Reading …

The Problem With Cursing the Sun

In Genesis 3, God promised Adam, in response to his sin, that life would be difficult. From his fall to the end of the book of Revelation, the promise of pain, suffering, difficulty, and personal challenge has been the norm rather than the exception. Listen… Continue Reading …

Bringing God Down to My Level So I Can Argue With Him

When the circumstances are the most adverse, the temptation will be the strongest to bring God down to your level so you can argue with Him. “Letting” God be God is one of our greatest fears. Listen to the podcast Our podcasts are on iTunes,… Continue Reading …

The Problem With God’s Kindness When You Want to Be Angry

Everybody loves to experience God’s mercy because we don’t want to receive punishment for our actions. Then there are times when God gives His kindness to those we don’t like. That’s different because His goodness is a problem for those we dislike. Listen to the… Continue Reading …

To Be Angry Is to Be a Puppet On a String

To Be Angry Is To Be a Puppet

The angry individual is like a puppet on a string, always controlled by their cravings for something they cannot get. The cure for this problem will come when they see how they are controlled by the desires of the heart rather than trying to manipulate… Continue Reading …

I Got Angry At My Daughter the Other Day

I Got Angry At My Daughter the Other Day

daddy, family, relationships, anger, repentance, conflict

Book Review: The Heart of Anger, by Lou Priolo

Angry kids. Angry parents. This combination is universal in every family on the planet. I cannot imagine any home full of sinners that do not experience sinful anger and the resulting damage it causes. Listen to the podcast Since my home is no different (full… Continue Reading …

Case Study: Cheap Plates Help Overcome Anger

Case Study_ Cheap Plates Help to Overcome Anger

I was meeting with an angry man. He told me his last counselor said to buy cheap plates so when he felt anger rising inside, he could throw the inexpensive plates into the fireplace, which would help him work off steam. He said it was… Continue Reading …

Case Study: She Buried Her Son 10 Years Ago

Case Study_ She Buried Her Son Ten Years Ago01

Mable comes to you for counseling. Ten years ago she buried her second son. He was shot five times by his wife. The court trial had come and gone. Her now-former daughter-in-law received 300 hours of community service for the murder. There were many lies… Continue Reading …