A 13-year-old boy's selfless act has been getting the attention of people all across the country lately. The boy's single mother and family of four had hit a rough patch and were making do without a car. Preston, an outgoing teenager, wanted to find a solution.
We all journey into marriage with our hearts brimming over with hopes and dreams. But a lot can happen between the “I do” at the altar and the years that follow. We can end up married to someone yet emotionally, mentally, spiritually and physically disengaged.
Do you sometimes feel the world is fixated on dating and relationships and these fixations have also trickled into the church? As singles, we're flooded with advice on how to date and what to do to get a date.
But who's giving the advice? And does it mesh with our faith?
In the midst of our darkness, the prospect of giving up feels almost inevitable. Why cling to hope if it’s just going to result in more suffering? All I can do is offer three simple reasons to keep hoping instead of giving up.
Many people aren’t getting enough sleep, resulting in damage to their health that then damages their relationships with family members. If you’re not getting the sleep you need, your body, mind, and spirit can all suffer as a result, making it difficult to sustain healthy family relationships.