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What If? An Interview with Chaplain David Peacock

For the month of April, I have the privilege of sharing the heart of a fellow chaplain and friend. Chaplain David Peacock is our Cardiac Care Chaplain in the hospital where I serve and is Pastor of Hickory Hills Church in Alabaster, AL. Since Chaplain Peacock supports those having issues with their hearts, I asked […]

Love Challenge Day 14 – Love Somebody

Today Valentine’s Day. God is love.  You are loved today and always. Be loving to others. A prayer: A tear needs a question -Not a tissue to dry it A broken heart needs a listening ear -Not a lashing tongue A person with scars needs friendship in the present -Not told of failures in the […]

Love Challenge Day 12 – How to Prevent Pain and Have Healthy Communication

I have been studying a lot about conflict resolution/relationships. My supervisor and his wife had 2 sessions with us on feedback loops to deal with conflict/communication in marriage. Their method is that you sit knee to knee. One person who has the issue uses only I statements about how they feel. No you statements are […]

Love Challenge Day 10 – Romantic Date Night

This year, day 10 is falling on Sunday. Have fun this Sunday afternoon! Get out of your rut. Be amazing! Picnic under the stars Drive somewhere new in the car A little slow dance adds a little spark Ride the carousel in the park Go out and dress up so she’ll feel like a queen […]

Love Challenge Day 9 – Love Greets with Love – Power in this one – don’t miss it!

    “Did you know that you can tell a lot about the current status of a couple’s marriage (relationship) by the way they greet one another? You can see it in her smile, hear it in his voice, and sense it in the tenderness of their touch. Or lack thereof” (Love Dare, Kendricks, p. […]

Love Challenge Day 8 – Love loves deeply and knows the meaning of loving deeply…

1 Peter4:8 Above all, love each other deeply because love covers over a multitude of sins. 9 Offer hospitality to one another without grumbling. 10 Each one should use whatever gift he has received to serve others,faithfully administering God’s grace in its various forms. 11 If anyone speaks, he should do it as one speaking the very words of God. If anyone serves, he should […]

Love Challenge Day 7 – Love Believes All Things, Hopes All Things

Love believes all things, hopes all things. 1 Corinthians 13:7 Sam Cooke help us out with this one please: “Accentuate The Positive” You’ve got to accentuate the positive eliminate the negative Latch on to the affirmative But don’t mess with mister inbetween You’ve got to spread joy up to the maximum Bring gloom down to […]