Everything listed under: Emotions

  • Emotions

    I have seen far to many marriages taken captive by fear and emotions.  Many have become slaves to what they feel, unable to see beyond the feelings of the day.  When a marriage becomes what we feel, as opposed to what we know, and do, it has little promise for tomorrow.  2 Timothy 1:7 says, "For God has not given us a spirit of fear and timidity, but of power and love and self-discipline (NLT)."  Overcoming emotions, like fear, in a relationship is never easy. ...

  • Real

    Emotions are meant to be expressed.  When we hold back our emotions, I believe we hold back a part of ourselves that can result in less confidence, low self-esteem and limited intimacy in our relationships.  I also believe there is a time, place, and way to express our emotions.  Eph. 4:26 says, "Be angry, and yet do not sin; do not let the sun go down on your anger,".  But holding back our emotions only holds back our ability to be authentic, and therefore confident in ...