Don’t Let Your Feelings Drive Your Actions

“All of us have undoubtedly made the statement ‘I don’t feel like it’ a number of times. This expression in this particular instance has nothing to do with whether or not we are having a coronary or a migraine. It has to do with something that we need to do Read More…

Bossing Your Feelings in Marriage

There’s something significant that we have learned in our many years of marriage. It is that we can’t always let our feelings lead us around—particularly in marriage. Our feelings can lead us astray in so many ways. We’re told in the Bible “the heart is deceitful above all things…” And Read More…

Boss Your Feelings – Shaunti Feldhahn

In this You Tube video, researcher, author, and speaker Shaunti Feldhahn gives a tip on how to have a happier marriage. It’s a matter of being boss of your feelings, rather than letting them boss you around. This tip is based on her book, The Surprising Secrets of Highly Happy Read More…

Living in the Promised Love of Marriage

In your wedding you made a vow to devotedly “love, honor, and cherish” each other until you are parted by death. Those promises seemed so easy to give at the beginning point of your married life together. Your love was fresh and new. But how do you keep these vows Read More…

Just Talking Communication in Marriage – MM #114

When was the last time you, as a couple, spent 2 or 3 hours just talking like you did when you were dating? We call that Just Talking Communication. That’s because it’s a casual, relaxed type of talking without any agenda other than to connect emotionally. Just Talking Communication I Read More…

Marriage Lessons Learned in Africa – MM #11

Several years ago we took a trip to Kenya, Africa to visit our son and daughter-in-law who were living there at the time. We pray we’ll never forget the many things we learned while we were there. We’d like to share with you a few marriage thoughts that the Lord Read More…

Explaining Your Needs and Desires to Your Husband

Are you having a hard time explaining your needs and desires to your husband? Here are some suggestions: Make a list of the needs and desires you would like to see your husband fulfill. Divide your list into four categories: emotional needs, physical needs, spiritual needs, and mental needs. In Read More…