Because I Love You Celebrations – MM #82

HAPPY VALENTINE’S DAY! For those in the United States this is a reminder that Valentine’s Day is the day dedicated to celebrating love. So be intentional in preparing and enjoying the day together. Join in on the celebrations. As far as we’re concerned, it’s wise and fun to show love Read More…

Walking Together – Something Fun For Summer

Below is something our dear friend, Debi Walter, from The Romantic Vineyard recently posted on her web site. In it, she gives a challenge we want to share with you. We believe it’s something that can be good for your relationship. It involves walking together… just taking a walk TOGETHER. I 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…

175 Romantic Things You Could Easily Do

The strength of your marriage depends on the choices you make to improve it. Unfortunately, many couples have lost the spark they shared before they married. Instead, it has been replaced with a humdrum routine. Dating and romancing your spouse can change those patterns, and can be a lot of Read More…

Phone Intrusions

Okay, I feel the need to tell you one of my pet peeves. It’s talking on your cell phone in public places. Everywhere I go there are people talking to other people on their cell phones. It’s as if we can hardly interact personally with those around us when we’re Read More…

Strategic Romance in Marriage

“There is a common worry among engaged couples that romance will fade months and years into their marriage. Pre-married couples don’t want the attraction and anticipation they feel today to fade into complacency and coldness tomorrow. They want to know how to avert what they believe is an inevitable romantic 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…

Why We Celebrate Valentine’s Day

Every year, when we mention Valentine’s Day, we receive emails from those who question whether we should celebrate it or not. That is because it has such a “worldly” commercialized spin to it. Plus it is celebrated in the “wrong” way by so many. Additionally, the root origin of it Read More…

Stories of Creative Romance – MM #276

“Unfortunately, many couples have lost the spark they shared before they married and have replaced it with a humdrum routine. Dating and romancing your spouse can change those patterns, and can be a lot of fun. But it will require some hard work. Is it worth the trouble? I’m convinced Read More…

Marital Ruts – MM #271

“Marriage is a long journey, and any long journey requires occasionally getting off the road to eat, to fill up the car with gas, or simply to rest. Has your love fallen into marital ruts? Is your marriage slowly getting buried under the daily routine? What can you do differently Read More…