What takes priority, your marriage, or your ministry? How do you juggle them? What do you have to do as a couple to navigate through it?
A lot of people fanboyed and fangirled over the actors and musicians. For me, it was an author. Gary Chapman, author of The 5 Love Languages. A must-read for any couple. That wasn't his topic, though. His topic was on apology languages and dealing effectively with failures. It makes sense. To some people, "sorry" isn't good enough. Two essentials to start: keep love and appreciation in marriage and deal effectively with failures by apologizing and forgiving.
Now that the secret is out, I can share the many thoughts I've had to date with this pregnancy. This child is the third try, and affectionately called Nemo by my little sister. I'm simultaneously excited and nervous, which is typical. Thoughts on raising the child and caring for them go through my head. So many thoughts that my mind crashes sometimes, and I forget things like pants...
The world looks like it's losing its mind. It does make us worry. There have been protests in Hong Kong where police are shooting people. Insane legislation is being proposed in the U.S. Churches are being destroyed in China (even the sanctioned ones). I was reading the Psalms, and Psalm 146 stuck out to me.