Agreeing to Walk Together

“Do two walk together unless they have agreed to do so?” (Amos 3:3) In applying that question to marriage, I’m more than a bit puzzled. I used to think that when a couple says, “I do,” in agreement with God, to “love, honor, and cherish each other, forsaking all others, til Read More…

We’ll Make It TOGETHER

Last week Steve gave some marriage tips. The Insight was titled “45 Years of Marriage: What We’ve Learned.” It’s sure true; we HAVE learned a lot during all these years of marriage. And because of our longevity together, and because we’ve built a GREAT marriage, I could give you many Read More…

Attacks on Marriage

There’s a war being waged against our marriages. And it’s something we need to be aware of and combat in whatever way we can. This is something that Cindy and I have been aware of for a number of years. The enemy of our faith would like nothing better than Read More…

Don’t Allow Tragedies to Split Your Marriage Apart!

The Bible says, “in this world you will have trouble” (John 16:33). It’s an established fact. And yet so often, despite the warning, when major trouble occurs we’re taken by surprise and are unprepared for the trauma that it can cause in our marital relationship. Don’t allow tragedies to split your Read More…

How God Uses Suffering – MM #280

There’s one thing for sure —we all will suffer at some point in our lives. It’s inevitable! We’re told in the Bible that in this life we WILL suffer tribulations. But when suffering happens, even though we’re warned that it will, it can bring about an internal battle within. We Read More…

Being Different TOGETHER

I once heard someone say, “You may never think alike, but you can work to think together.” Those are wise words, if you ask me. Steve and I have learned that this also means that we can be different together. Throughout our four + decades years of marriage, I have Read More…

Purpose Driven Love – MM #208

We read something recently, which stood out to us. The authors (Rob and Amy Rienow, who wrote the book, Visionary Marriage) asked the question, “Is there any difference?” The question was referring to marriage and the ways in which a “Christian” couple approaches it. This is opposed to those who Read More…