A Love Story – Joni and Ken

We don’t know about you, but we love to read a good love story—particularly one that is true. (Love stories are particularly on our minds with Valentine’s Day being featured this month.) And praise God, this love story is both true and inspirational! To us (and we’re sure to God), Read More…

The Marriage Story

Everyone who is married is writing a marriage story. Have you ever thought about that? It’s true; it’s one that you live, and others read (whether you have ever realized it or not). Haven’t you ever been with a couple and thought to yourself, “I would love to have a Read More…

Important Marriage Reminders

We’re sharing some important marriage reminders from Joel Saltzman that were emailed to us a while back. They come from his Shake It! Books. Joel sent out these reminders on the subject of parenting after questioning a number of “kids.” But when you look deeper, you can see that each one Read More…

Have a Loving Affair With Your Spouse

We receive an incredible number of comments from those who are at their worst emotionally. They are reeling in trying to heal from the aftermath of an affair. Homes are being torn apart everywhere we turn. How tremendously sad and tragic! If only these spouses would have put the effort Read More…

Staying in Love Even After 50 Years of Marriage

Falling in love is easy. People all over the world do it every day. Some people do it repeatedly …and don’t even give it a second thought. But it’s not the “falling” in love that is so difficult. It’s the “staying” in love that truly stands out as remarkable. On Read More…

Staying in Love Even After 50 Years of Marriage

Wow! It’s hard to believe, but Cindy and I, Steve just celebrated our 50th wedding anniversary. We got away for a few days to celebrate. That gave us time to sit and share some wonderful memories on how God first transformed us and then our marriage. From that we’ll be Read More…

Celebrating Love Daily: The Art of Marriage

On October 18th we celebrated the day we met each other. In 1969, we met at a small college in Michigan. Steve was a disc jockey at our college radio station. And later in the evening I tuned in and enjoyed being a listener. I called in a song request; Read More…

Mature Love Doesn’t Grow Old

We’ve said it so many times before: marriage is not for children. We’re not talking about just the number of years you’ve been on this earth. We’re talking about “a person who has not attained maturity.” They may be further along in years, but nonetheless, they still act like a Read More…

All of Us Are Difficult to Love – Dave & Ashley Willis

All of us are difficult to love. Isn’t that true? If you’ve been married for more than a few days, you can see this is true. “In this funny and practical You Tube video, Dave and Ashley Willis explain why everyone begins marriage with baggage. Because of this, we’re all 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…