Important Marriage Reminders

I want to share some gentle reminders emailed to us by Joel Saltzman, from 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’ll see that each one of them also applies to how we Read More…

LOVE: The Greatest Force – Loving The Same As Christ

The problem with love is that so many people don’t have a clue what it is. Love is NOT a feeling. It’s an ATTITUDE. Basing love on emotions, as the world does, has caused immeasurable pain to numbers of couples. It’s like building a sand castle on the beach. It Read More…

The Three Callings Of A Husband

LOOK AT THE SCRIPT: “Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her” (Ephesians 5:25). This message has been around for thousands of years, so it’s nothing new. It is one of the three callings of a husband. But this passage, recited in Read More…

The “Mythical Mate” You Married

Here’s an all too familiar scenario: You “fell in love” with your spouse before marrying and then AFTER marrying, you look at him or her and think, “Who IS this person?” He or she is totally different from the person you thought you married. You wonder is this a mythical Read More…

Love the Lord Your God – MM #336

“‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.’ This is the first and greatest commandment. And the second is like it: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’” (Matthew 22:37-39) That’s what Jesus said is the greatest commandment there is, when He Read More…

Greatest Lover in The World

We live in a world that is obsessed about being a good “lover.” Magazines, all types of books and media, whatever, makes a really big deal out of it. And yes, I agree to a certain degree that it is important. That is because I’m all for more expressing love, Read More…

Where Did Our Love Go? – MM #239

There’s an old song that was popular a number of years ago titled, “Where Did Our Love Go?” Have you ever wondered, “Where DID our love go?” How did we get to the place where our love has done a vanishing act? Before we married we thought our love was Read More…

Glimpses Before and After Marriage – MM #215

Do you enjoy seeing “before and after” make-over photos in a magazine showing what people look like before and then after their looks are altered in some way? Usually the change is a positive one and fun to look at afterward. But there are times when the change isn’t an Read More…

Love Needs Nurturing

We say we love our spouse, but do our actions show it? Love needs nurturing —your marriage relationship needs nurturing. One thing I’ve noticed is how few married couples keep the P.D.A. (Public Displays of Affection) going after they marry. Before marriage, their “love” is pretty obvious —they’re practically all Read More…