It is not an overabundance of desire that leads us from God's will, but a lack of it.
It makes sense why we find ourselves drawn to stories, movies, and songs about a nobody who becomes someone spectacular.
3 Reasons Life Is Better (without Porn)
It’s been over a decade since porn was a regular part of my visual and mental diet. I’m one of many who have found that life is simply better without porn. Life Without Porn Here are three reasons why: 1. A free conscience. Those who indulge in porn know the stress of looking over their shoulder to make sure no one will see what they’re watching, deleting internet history, and shading...
Moving Beyond “Better Days”
When an unfaithful husband’s* betrayal comes to light, and both he and his wife begin the process of recovery, it’s not uncommon to hear something along these lines: “I’ll do whatever is necessary to get things back to the way they were.” “I’m through with the other relationship. I don’t want to lose my wife and family.” “If my wife will forgive me, I know we can be happy again like we used to be...
I haven’t lived with my parents for 20 years, but I still remember so much they taught me. I keep my elbows off the table, I keep my eye on the ball. I wear sunscreen and check my mirrors. I know how to swim, make my bed, fry an egg, balance a checkbook, and paddle a canoe. And my mom and dad also talked with me about sex. At least a little. I’m grateful they tried. Shepherding our kids in the...
Lust Makes You Fat
I talked with a man last week whose wife has started limiting sweets to only one day a week. I found what he shared to be such a compelling idea for dessert lovers, and I can’t help but think about the parallels to dealing with sexual desire.