Home: Where Seldom is Heard a Discouraging Word

Are you living together in such a way where the words of the old song apply, “Where seldom is heard a discouraging word?” Are “discouraging words” seldom heard? How about encouraging words? A rule we made in our home, when our sons were growing up (and we still apply to 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…

Responding the RIGHT Way – MM #262

“There is a way that seems right to a man, but its end is the way to death” (Proverbs 14:12). This “death” can be a spiritual, physical, or even a relational death. If we keep doing that, which kills any chance of us continuing on in relationship, that’s exactly what Read More…

The Issue With Impactful Words

This week’s Marriage Message is on the subject of Six Powerful Words. Of course we all know that there are more than six powerful words that become impactful words when we say them. Actually most of our words cause an impact, one way or another, when spoken. There isn’t a Read More…

Spouse Appreciation and Depreciation

They say that once you drive a new car off the car dealership lot, it immediately starts to depreciate in value. Somehow, that doesn’t seem right. And yet, it seems like the same principle applies to the “depreciating value” of a spouse after the wedding day extravaganza is all over. After Read More…