Keeping Love Alive in Your Marriage

Are you “keeping” your love alive within your marriage? Are you putting forth intentional effort to grow your love? It’s not too difficult to keep your love alive before you marry. But afterward, it takes more effort. It takes more than “luck” to grow your love. You can’t just let Read More…

Loving Your Spouse as Jesus Loves You

Do you believe that Jesus loves you? Do you believe He would sacrifice Himself for you? What about your spouse? Do you believe that Jesus loves your spouse? Do you believe Jesus would sacrifice Himself for him or her? Oh wait a minute; He did! That’s what we’re told in Read More…

Celebrating Valentine’s Day Differently

How do you and your spouse celebrate Valentine’s Day? Do you celebrate it the “traditional” way with flowers and/or candy, and then go out to a nice restaurant for a nice dinner? Or maybe you don’t like Celebrating Valentine’s Day at all. Some people complain about the commercialism and avoid Read More…

The Marriage Disconnection

It’s so easy within marriage to become disconnected from your spouse. You can become like ships passing in the night. The two of you barely see or make contact with each other. The marriage disconnection is huge as you tend to other matters. Sure, you may sleep in the same Read More…

Inspirational Marriages

I remember reading the advice that an older woman was giving to someone, concerning marriage. She came from one of those inspirational marriages. She said that lots of people give the excuse that they never had a good marriage modeled for them while growing up. But she didn’t buy that Read More…

LOVE: The Greatest Force – Loving The Same As Christ

The problem with love is that so many people don’t have a clue what it is. Love is NOT a feeling. It’s an ATTITUDE. Basing love on emotions, as the world does, has caused immeasurable pain to numbers of couples. It’s like building a sand castle on the beach. It Read More…

Loving Your Spouse – God’s Way

With March 18th being our anniversary, love has all the more been on our minds. One thing that has helped us grow our marriage to be a wonderful one is having a sense of humor. We’re learning not to take everything so seriously. So, we thought we’d look at love Read More…

The “Job” of Kissing

I ran across something from an old Focus on the Family magazine where Deena McClure wrote the following, concerning the “job” of kissing: “With our meal completed, I brought a homemade apple pie to the table, placed it in front of my husband and gave him a kiss. Our 6-year Read More…

The “Mythical Mate” You Married

Here’s an all too familiar scenario: You “fell in love” with your spouse before marrying and then AFTER marrying, you look at him or her and think, “Who IS this person?” He or she is totally different from the person you thought you married. You wonder is this a mythical Read More…

Is Your Love Obvious to Your Spouse?

Concerning obvious love in marriage, here’s something to consider: “The day we stop learning and growing together is the day marriage becomes a holding pattern.” (Dr Robert Paul) The day we pledge our love to each other on our wedding day this marital pattern starts off “holding” its own. Eventually, Read More…