Growing Through Marriage Problems

What couple doesn’t encounter marriage problems as we try to fit our lives together to “cleave” as God tells us to do? Cleaving isn’t just referring to sexual intimacy. It also refers to being partners heading together down the same path of life. We are to cleave together despite our Read More…

The Longview as You Both Change

Concerning the longview of marriage, I (Steve) came across an article where Cliff and JoAnn Payne offered advice after 60 years of being married. They shared things like how important it is to laugh together. They said that the “secret to being close” to one another is by both of Read More…

Are You an Eraser or Highlighter in Your Marriage?

That’s an important question to prayerfully consider. “Are you an eraser or a highlighter in your marriage? Both are useful tools provided we are using them in the best way for our spouse.” And that’s the important point we want to “highlight” in this Marriage Insight. What’s the BEST way Read More…

A Marriage Book Written Just for You

We did it! We finally birthed the marriage book that we’ve been writing for such a long time. It has actually taken us over 46 years to write. That’s because we lived it before we wrote it. (And the saga continues…) It’s the principle of live, learn, and pass it 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…

Refreshing Your Marriage Spiritually

Are you refreshing your marriage spiritually? To refresh your marriage spiritually, intentionality is the key. There isn’t anyone reading this that would not begin with a plan if he or she was starting a business. Yet most couples not only do not have a plan to grow together toward spiritual Read More…

There is No Quick Fix in Marriage

Spring has sprung in Florida, and it’s beautiful! My dinner plate dahlias are growing strong, and I can’t wait to see what they look like in full bloom. But I must patiently wait for the buds to appear and then, open. There is no quick fix to make the blooms Read More…

When Marriage Is No Longer Fun

Have you (ever) been in a place when your marriage is no longer fun? Most of us have. Debi Walter, from Theromanticvineyard.com talks about this in a blog she blessed us to pass onto you: “If you’ve been married longer than a few months you’ve most likely come to this place. Read More…

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…