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Top 3 Posts of November ’14

Information. Inspiration. Insight. Those were the values our readers experienced this past month based on our most popular posts. You know people who would enjoy the content as much as you have. Please tweet this link / share it on your FB page / or leave a comment below. The Top 3 Posts of November 2014 #1 - "5 Things You Need to Know About the Islamic State" One year ago, most Canadians had never heard of the Islamic State. Now, its a term that most Canadians wish they could forget. The Islamic State is referred to in the media as “ISI” “ISIS” and “ISIL.” What difference does one letter make? An L of a lot. #2 - "God Will…
Bob Jones
November 30, 2014
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The All Time Top 5 Pointes of View

October 2014 is the 1st year anniversary of the new "Pointes of View." To everyone who has visited this site and read a post, commented and shared it...thank you! To you who are reading this as your first "Pointes of View" post...welcome! My commitment is to use these posts to help YOU grow. To do so I want to better understand you and your challenges, interests and worldview. I'll be in touch shortly with a survey to help better serve you. Here are five posts of the past twelve months... The Top 5 All Time Pointes Of View Posts #1 - 13 Things to Stop Doing To Your Marriage (3,357 views / 374 shares) I’ve been counseling couples for 34…
Bob Jones
September 21, 2014
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25 PASSIONATE WAYS TO MAKE LOVE…LAST

Marriage is inviting someone who isn’t you to be in your personal space for the rest of your life. The decision to marry will introduce you to your most significant and most challenging experiences. According to most research, up to 50 percent of people who say “I do” will not be sleeping in the same bed eight years from now. How To Beat The Odds Marriage is an increasingly unnatural and confusing thing for many couples today. In light of this, Tyler Ward—author of “Marriage Rebranded”—recently asked 25 leaders for their single best marriage advice. He put his findings into an eBook entitled, “Marriage Hacks.” I’ve read through it and found it to be insightful and entertaining. The "15 Second…
Bob Jones
August 6, 2014
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The Vow

Kim and Krickitt Carpenter are a couple who know the power of a promise kept. Less than 10 weeks after their September 1993 wedding ceremony, the Carpenters were in a nightmarish auto accident that badly injured them both and left Krickitt comatose. Though doctors initially doubted she would survive, she rallied, regaining consciousness and, eventually, most of her physical abilities. But the trauma to her brain caused retrograde amnesia, erasing virtually her entire memory of the previous 18 months—including any recollection of the man she had fallen in love with and married. "I lost about a two-year period," Krickitt told Oprah back in 1996. "I was in diapers, and they hand-fed me, and they had to teach me how to…
Jones Bob
March 14, 2014
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16 LESSONS OF HOPE FOR THOSE WHO HURT

Emotional wounds, while not as clearly evident as physical ones, are just as painful and your body reacts to this type of pain as to a physical wound. Some positive person said that "suffering perfects our character." That’s not guaranteed. Some people become meaner and intolerable to live with because of suffering. Oswald Chambers says suffering “only perfects one type of person…the one who accepts the call of God in Christ Jesus.” I’ve known Leta Montague for over ten years. Leta went through the pain of her husband leaving, a divorce and then alienation from family. She hit rock bottom – emotionally, psychologically and sometimes physically. Leta chronicles her journey to forgiveness and healing in her book, "Open Wounds, Open…
Bob Jones
March 12, 2014