When I was single, I had a season of isolation where I worked on myself. As a married man, I am bearing the fruit of the time I spent addressing my personal issues. I addressed my issue of low self-esteem, sought wisdom and understanding of my purpose in life, recognized my value and what I had to offer someone else, worked on being able to recognize when I was being “crazy”…lbvs, and really allowed God to show me true myself. During that season, I wanted to grow and mature. Because marriage was always the end goal for me, I dedicated time to healing from past hurtsRead More →

My wife and I have been more married for two and a half years. The other day, one of mom’s friends said, “I love the way you and your wife interact. You guys really get along and it’s clear that you respect each other.” I smiled and agreed with her, noting that I was blessed to have a very patient wife who I highly value and cherish. But it got me to thinking…why isn’t this the norm? Why do we live in generation where broken, dysfunctional relationships are the norm? Why is there confusion about what being in a relationship entails and how to effectivelyRead More →

I’ve been meaning to share this post since November 22, 2015 (our first year anniversary), but with a new baby, work, ministry, more work and just my desire to fully share these thoughts regarding the first year of marriage, I just finished the blog.  I understand that everyone’s first year of marriage is different, but I thank God that ours was AMAZING, and I give all the honor and glory to Him because it could have been different, BUT GOD! 1. God has to be at the center of your marriage. There is no way around it and you shouldn’t want to have it any other way. PrayingRead More →