Heroes in Marriage

I was thinking about the Super Bowl football game (a sports event coming up this Sunday, which is a HUGE deal, here in the United States). Because it’s such a huge deal, its “heroes” often are propelled into the forefront of our attention. But they aren’t the only heroes we Read More…

Resurrected Love in Marriage

There’s a question I’ve had posed to me MANY times. Is it possible to make a marriage work when the love is gone, and all there is left is arguing and bitterness? They’re essentially asking, is resurrected love possible? Does God raise up love, after it has died? I’ve written Read More…

Ten Great Tips for Spouses – MM #205

“They do not love that do not show their love” (William Shakespeare). That is one of the great marriage tips that we’ll be giving to those who are married. Love needs to be nurtured and shown or it eventually dies! As we’re told in the Bible, “it is not self-seeking;” and it Read More…

Success and Heroism in Marriage

This morning, as I was perusing through the various marriage web sites I visit regularly, I came across an inspirational quote from the ministry of Marriage Works. It points out the type of heroism it takes to grow a successful marriage relationship. This quote summed up so much of what my Read More…

Survived Doing Household Projects Together

You see the T-shirts around, “I survived the earthquake of ____” or “I survived the tornado.” You also see, “I survived [this event] or [that].” I feel like my husband and I should design and wear T-shirts for things we’ve survived too. One of them can claim, My spouse and Read More…

The Practice of Self Sacrifice – MM #146

“It is easy to say we love God when that love doesn’t cost us anything more than weekly attendance at religious services. But the real test of our love for God is how we treat the people right in front of us—our family members and fellow believers. We cannot truly Read More…

Military Spouses and Families: Heroes at Home

Some have called military families the “hidden heroes at home.” But many who could wear this title don’t feel much like heroes. They mostly see the daily struggles they encounter and the areas of weakness they perceive. This is especially true of military spouses. They face difficult challenges because their Read More…