How We View Our Spouse – MM #294

How do you view your spouse? What type of “glasses” are you looking through in your mind’s eye? Are you looking through tired eyes—through a view that isn’t as positive as it was before marriage? It’s important to truly consider how we view our spouse. How We View Our Spouse Read More…

Stinking Thinking Perceptions of Spouse

How do you “smell” your spouse? That may seem like a silly and even a gross question. But it concerns stinking thinking perceptions. Upon reading the following scripture, that’s what occurred to me. How do you “smell” your spouse? We’re told in 2 Corinthians 2:16, “To the one we are Read More…

Assuming the Best

Do you assume the best when your spouse says or does something, which doesn’t come out “right”? Is it your belief that he or she has your best interest at heart and truly isn’t trying to mess with you in some way? Do you naturally see your spouse in a Read More…

The Power of Praise in Marriage – MM #173

There is a lot of power in praising and affirming one another. Why is it that as married couples we often forget that affirming our spouse is more effective than criticizing or complaining? It’s as if we think that continually criticizing our spouse will somehow “inspire” him or her to Read More…