He is Risen! He is Risen Indeed!

He is risen; He is risen indeed! That is the cry of our hearts—the Truth of all that Jesus did for us. And because of that truth, we have hope. As we look to the Truth of Jesus Christ, lets keep in mind something that Debbie McDaniel wrote: “The very Read More…

Anniversary Celebrations: Honor Your Love Beyond the Wedding

Anniversary celebrations —we LOVE them! That’s especially true this time of year because we just celebrated our 47th wedding anniversary. We can hardly believe that 47 years ago we were two (VERY) naïve young people walking down the aisle to say, “I do.” And now, as we look back we Read More…

What is Your Marriage Legacy?

NOTE: While I’m addressing primarily the men in this Insight, ladies you can change the pronoun of dad to mom and get a lot out of this as well. I’ll be talking about your marriage legacy. It’s Father’s Day weekend. And this year as I (Steve) sit and ruminate about Read More…

Resurrection Praying in Marriage – MM #350

In honor of the Easter celebration this week, we are going to depart from our series on conflict resolution. We are instead focus on a different type of communication —communicating through prayer. To be specific, we’re focusing on resurrection praying. Someone once said, “The shortest distance between a problem and a Read More…

How Can I NOT Say Thank You?

Here in the U.S. we’re celebrating a day of Thanksgiving. I realize that other parts of the world are celebrating it too… some on this day and some on other days. But wherever you are in the world, every day is to be a day of thanksgiving. There’s ALWAYS something Read More…

Holding Hands and Kissing Spouse

“For loving married couples, kisses are conversations. Their lips speak in a different way but speak just the same.” (The Pure Bed) This is SO true. You can call it the Kissing Spouse Communication Language. Kisses ARE a type of conversation. In our married lives, sometimes it’s important to speak with Read More…

Ringing in Christmas Cheer

This is the season for celebrating and ringing in Christmas cheer. We have much to be thankful for, and much to celebrate. This is the time of year where we celebrate the birth of Jesus. We also ring in a New Year. For the past several Christmas seasons we have Read More…

Happy Wife’s Day!

HAPPY WIFE’S DAY! Yes, I know that in the United States, we just celebrated Mother’s Day on Sunday. But for some moms it was a painful day for one reason or another. However, my husband Steve came up with an idea that kind of can take the sting out of Read More…