Marriage

The Grand Canyon and Your Marriage: 3 Lessons On the Forces That Shape Us

  Which saying best describes your marriage? My spouse brings out the best in me. My spouse brings out the worst in me. If you’re human, and I bet you are, both have been true from time to time. We have such unreasonable expectations at the beginning of marriage.  Perpetual happiness and deep fulfillment, a…

After 30 Years of Marriage I’ve Learned. . .

This afternoon a young man and woman will get married.   They’ll join their lives, as the old words say, for better or worse. It’ll be some of both;  married life always is. Having found a great dress on sale for their special day,  I’m now contemplating the weightier issues of matrimony. First, it has…

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Encouragement For Every Wife With An Unbelieving Husband

It seems to you like this will never change.   From your perspective this is gonna go on until . . .  well, forever. Nothing has happened even though you’ve prayed.  The days turn into years and he’s just not interested in spiritual things. It’s enough to make a grown woman cry. And you have.…

Do You Know The Way To Your Man’s Heart?

A man is already halfway in love with any woman who listens to him. Brendan Francis   How well do you know your husband? This year we’ll celebrate our 30th anniversary and yet this week I learned something new about my guy.  That’s great because it opened up another way to show him how much…

Does A Christian Wife Still Have To Submit To Her Husband?

You could say being a submissive wife is Retro, but most people, most American women anyway would say it’s a throwback to the Cavemen era or at least the Mad Men era.   I mean, we’re in a new millennium, a whole new era has dawned for women. Hillary Clinton may become the next President…

Why You Should Check Things Out For Yourself

How do you know if what you hear or think about God and spiritual things is true, really true? In a small village church full of women with hungry hearts and earnest eyes I’m reminded that the only truth that transforms is God’s truth. The only truth that can untangle this messy jumble we call…

Making Lists of What You Won’t and Will Miss

Lists. Somedays they litter my house, car, and purse like crumpled peanut bags at the Ballpark. I love making lists. A list gets stuff out of my head and into the world where I can quit ‘feeling’ it floating between my synapses, and worrying my neurons about the hows and whens of Getting Things Done.…

Getting Your Marriage ‘Together’.

Are you and your spouse in sync? Marriage is suppose to provide each one with a built in support system. Somebody who’s ‘got your back’. In the New Testament we find out that God uses marriage as a symbol of Christ’s relationship with His church. So, we should treat it with the importance it deserves.…

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