Fighting For Your Marriage (Even When Things Are Good)

family marriage Jul 13, 2018

Why Fight When Things Are Good?

If you are like most people, you're probably thinking... "Why would I fight for my marriage when things are going great?" In one sense, the word "fighting" doesn't sound like a great word to be used in conjunction with the word "marriage." On the other hand, it depends on your definition of the "fighting."
noun: fighting; plural noun: fightings
1. the action of fighting; violence or conflict. (ex. "terrible fighting broke out in the streets")
Synonyms: Violence, hostilities, conflict, action, combat, warfare, war, battles.
Antonyms: Peace
adjective: fighting
1. displaying or engaging in violence, combat, or aggression. (ex. "he was a fighting man")
Other definitions go from "to quarrel or argue" to "struggle or campaign against."
Let's narrow the focus a bit. Another definition is "endeavor vigorously to win (an election or other contest)." In plain words, this...
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5 Ways You Can Master The Art Of Slowing Down And Enjoying Life

There's a slowing down problem in today's society.
I hear the same words repeated time and time again:
  • Exhausted
  • Overworked
  • Overwhelmed
  • Over-scheduled
  • Anxious
  • Dissatisfied

It’s an issue that applies to everyone it seems. No matter if you run a successful business, non-profit, corporation or church... These words might sneak up on you. No matter if you are young or old, rich or poor, professionals or parents, women or men, Republicans or Democrats, it doesn't matter. This is an issue that doesn't discriminate. It's clearly a global issue.

If you get to the heart of these issues, you will see that the issue is really just a TIME issue.
  • If you are feeling exhausted, it might be because you haven’t allowed yourself enough time to rest. 
  • If you are feeling anxious, it might be because you want something to change and happen that is outside of your control.
  • If you are feeling overwhelmed, it might...
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The MVP Strategy Every Winning Family Should Use

family leadership Jun 20, 2018

If you haven’t heard of what our version of what "winning" really is then let me fill you in… You ready? You have to lead at home, to win at life (shocker, I know). So in today we are going to give you a brand new winning strategy that you can use for your family.

MVP is an acronym, most people think it stands for Most Valuable Player… Which it does… But not for today. Today it stands for something else because we are going to give you the MVP acronym for winning families.

Think MVP.

M = Mission

A family mission statement is a combined, unified expression from all family members of what your family is all about — what it is you really want to do and be — and the principles you choose to govern your family life. Here's an example of our family mission statement.
Garcia Family Mission Statement:
"We will grow our faith in God and live in His kingdom’s purpose. We will worship our Creator...
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