Make Love Happen Whenever Possible

Something that Kevin B Bullard wrote a while ago on the My Marriage Works web site, got my attention. This is because my husband Steve and I have found it to be SO true. Kevin challenges us to make love happen whenever we can. He wrote: “For as long as you’re Read More…

Being One in Purpose ON Purpose

“That they may be one, Father, just as you are in me and I am in you…” (John 17:1) When I read this scripture, I was inspired, as it pertains to the purpose of marriage. I believe God wants us to live in unity, within marriage. Yes, I know that sounds Read More…

Love Extravagantly – MM #235

You might think that it would probably be expensive to show your love extravagantly to your spouse. And yes, it COULD be expensive financially to show your love, but we’re talking about something different. What we’re talking about is showing your love to your spouse in lavish, yet simple ways. Read More…

Spending Time Together Now that You’re Married

Now that sounds kind of funny, doesn’t it —”Spending time together now that you’re married?” It seems like it should come natural as far as how to spend time together. After-all, you spent time together before you married, so why is there such a problem now? Part of it is because Read More…

When the “WE” Breaks Apart – MM #217

We’ve been to a number of weddings that include lighting a Unity Candle, which is to symbolize two individual lives becoming “one” after the ceremony. But do they? From that day forward, do they start behaving as if they’re united as a marital team as they pledge they will? Or Read More…

Loving Each Other Beyond Valentine’s Day

The days after a big romantic event (such as Valentines Day) can bring a time of let down. But does this have to be your reality? Do you have to experience a let down in the days and months beyond Valentine’s Day? Beyond Valentine’s Day I like what Dennis and Read More…

Living an Intentional Marriage – Marriage Message #165

“The main way to resist the forces that pull us apart —the natural drift of marriage over time and the pull of the consumer culture —is to be a couple who carefully cultivates commitment and ways to connect over the years” (William Doherty).  In today’s world where everything seems to Read More…

Intentional Time for Marriage – MM #105

We’ve GOT to be intentional in spending quality time together with our spouse. If we don’t our everyday life will squeeze in between us as a married couple and cause division. Making it a priority to spend intentional time together is vital. “Even if we have an unbending commitment to Read More…

A HEALING SEPARATION With Goals

A Healing Separation is a structured time apart. It’s one that can help a couple to heal a relationship that isn’t working. It can also help revitalize and renew the relationship so it is working. The intent of this time of separation is to move it from neediness to health. Read More…