What Makes A Marriage Last

Every waking hour of the day, you are faced with “choices” to make, that can either add to the richness of your marriage, or could potentially harm it in some manner. But what makes a marriage last? As you read through the following poem, consider the continual choices that you Read More…

Encouragement Should Begin At Home

In the previous Insight, we called for an “army of marriage encouragers” and mentors to rise up to help those who need it. We’ve had a great response. Many of you have visited the Marriage Missions web site, have prayed for and have written words of encouragement to hurting spouses. Read More…

Dumping Emotional Garbage

There are times in our marriages when we are guilty of dumping emotional garbage on one another. I’ve done it, my husband has done it, and you and your spouse probably have done it. This is where something is bothering you and instead of disposing of it properly, you let Read More…

Encouraged Your Spouse Today? – MM #345

Have you encouraged your spouse today? Encouraging words can go a long way in strengthening the foundation of your relationship. But you have to make them known. We’re told in God’s word that: “A word aptly spoken is like apples of gold in settings of silver.“ (Proverbs 25:11) “The wise Read More…

Are You a Stir Stick – Stirring Up Trouble?

As I was reading in my devotional this morning, The Word for You Today, they talked about the enemy of our faith being called an “accuser of our brothers.” (That includes sisters too, I’m sure.) The point was made how people can also be accusers. They’re always stirring up trouble. Read More…

Make Your Spouse Feel Special – MM #299

Do you find ways to make your spouse feel special so he or she is glad to be married to you? Or do you take your spouse for granted that he or she “should just know” that you care? Be careful. You could be walking down a dangerous marital path. Read More…

Being Your Spouse’s Cheerleader – MM #277

When you see the title of this Message, you might tend to think, Why should I be my spouse’s cheerleader when my spouse doesn’t give me much to cheer about? You may be thinking, I’ll be my spouse’s cheerleader when they start to ‘cheer’ me on! But where in the Read More…

Dispensing Encouragement to Your Spouse

A number of years ago, President John F. Kennedy made the following statement, “Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.” If we reword this challenge in our thinking, as it pertains to our marriages, perhaps we may be onto to something. Read More…