Inspirational Marriages

Years ago, I (Cindy) read some wise advice that an older woman gave to her son concerning marriage. I remember it to this day. It was great advice. She and her husband had one of those inspirational marriages, but it wasn’t easy to build it to be that way. (Most Read More…

Simple Ways of Connecting Daily in Your Marriage

You take care of everything and everyone else, but do you take care of your marriage relationship? Do you connect with your spouse everyday? You were intentional in connecting together in conversation, spending time together, and such before marriage. If you hadn’t, you probably wouldn’t be married today. But now Read More…

Deepen Your Love for Your Marriage

Wait! What? Don’t you mean deepen your love for your spouse? No. I actually mean we need to deepen our love for our marriage. As I (Steve) was praying about this, God showed me that there is a huge disconnect between the people of God, and God, on this matter. Read More…

The “Mythical Mate” You Married

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

The Marriage Box Myth

There is a marriage myth that few people know about before they marry. (We sure didn’t!) But spouses NEED to recognize it. That’s because the health of their marriages depend upon it. We’re talking about the Marriage Box Myth. It’s a myth we fell into and then climbed out of Read More…

Creatively Reframing Our Marriages

What if the fairytale story of Cinderella and Prince Charming would have been true? Do you think that after they married they would have “lived happily ever after?” It’s a nice thought. But in reframing this “love story” the answer probably would be “NO.” The “happily” wouldn’t be forever if Read More…

Love is Fragile – Handle with Care

The title of this Marriage Insight is “Love is Fragile — Handle with Care.” We came upon this title after reading something that psychologist Jean Lush said in a radio interview. In this interview she talked about spouses who fight with each other in toxic ways. We’re guilty of doing Read More…

New Year Prayer Points for Your Marriage

In this Marriage Insight we are going to give you some New Year prayer points you can pray on behalf of your marriage. Most of us have heard (or made) arguments about the saying, “Put Christ back into Christmas.” Actually, we’ve heard quite a few heated fights over that issue. Read More…

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…