Men often assume that their wives should just intuitively know what they need from a marriage, and women often assume that their husbands should just intuitively know what they need from the marriage. Now we have some great resources for you at Focus on the Family: more practical advice and encouragement from the Farrels in their book, The 10 Best Decisions Every Parent Can Make. But once you get it, you - you can tap into it and - and pretty much, every kid can be motivated. We do have feelings for each other, but they are constantly changing, and we do not count on them to keep our marriage going. We spend about 200 days per year traveling to conferences for men, women and couples. How do you motivate a child to do the right thing? Bill and Pam have been happily married since 1979 and are parents to three children, a daughter-in-law, and two granddaughters. We - we need to channel this energy.
Pam has been endorsed by leaders, speakers and writers such as: Kay Arthur, Anita Renfroe, Carol Kent, Michelle McKinny Hammond, Jill Savage, Sharon Jaynes, Kerri Pomarolli, Stormie Omaritian, Jill Briscoe, Kathi Lipp, Fern Nichols, Shanti Feldhan, Darlene Schacht, J. My parents read your books and listened when your radio program first aired. We meet fascinating people, eat at interesting places and experience every climate imaginable. I listen to your programs weekly, sometimes daily. Uh, in the book, The 10 Best Decisions Every Parent Can Make, uh, you talk about this concept of the uh, boys are people of the ladder and girls are people of the circle.
But they have to first learn how to obey me. And so, the general rule with a 13-year-old, we have to shift decision-making responsibility from the parent to the kid. Her books lay a terrific foundation for messages at special events, one day conferences and full weekend retreats. There are many times I have stepped out on a promise of God, trusting Him to be who He promised to be. Like our oldest son, Brock, he was just made for leadership. God will tell us whether this is the moment of grace, a moment of mercy or a moment of follow-through and you have got to learn this lesson. And now, as a mother and wife, I find Focus working miracles in my life.
Want to know how you are impacting lives through Focus on the Family, or what new resources are available? Jim: Okay, we did that and it went for like 4 months. Um, but what happened when, in your fairy book story, all of a sudden, your firstborn comes along. Bill and Pam are prolific conference and church communicators. Pam: And the girls immediately set up a social system. He sent groceries when our cupboards were bare.
We have to pray for them and get to know who they are and what they are on the inside, and then apply a biblical approach to help them grow. We trusted God would provide. Together they have taught thousands around the world how to add wisdom to their most important relationships. They - they just are worried about how they feel today. Jim: So, convince me to say yes. Our middle son is really gifted with people. I knew that that was not really effective at motivating people.
Bill: 'Cause it really is a different world. Bill and Pam Farrel explain why a man is like a waffle each element of his life is in a separate box , why a woman is life spaghetti everything in her life touches everything else , and what these differences mean. Bill and Pam have been happily married since 1979 and are parents to three children, a daughter-in-law, and two granddaughters. Jim: Performance driven for sure. Bill: Just be glad somebody echoed the truth. The Farrels live in San Diego, California.
If you are not 100% committed to each other, your marriage will struggle, and possibly fail. And the Holy Spirit will teach us. Circumstances they would not only survive but would use to help others thrive along the way. Bill: We - we let him go through it. She is also the founder and president of Seasoned Sisters, a ministry to women 40-65. That day I was very overwhelmed. As Elohim He is all knowing, all-wise, and all-powerful.
Nathan Stone, Names of God, Moody Press, Chicago, Il. There's no formula to follow, but there are ways you can grow every day. I need to know that Billy is going to love me no matter the circumstances and that our relationship is secure. So, he goes and he does that research. Plus we have counselors here if you need their help. Let me also say thank you to our friends who have supported Focus in the past or supporting Focus currently.
Pam: Exactly and from that point on, he became the moral leader of his peer group. Bill and Pam Farrel have been working together to help couples and families for more than 30 years. So that means you can't have a phone. For us, that awareness created a passion to figure out how relationships work. You know, have - we like to say put traditions and memories - put your trademark traditions and memories on your kids. And as I looked at the list, it suddenly occurred to me, there were actually categories.