Much Needed Perspective

It’s one of those “Thanks Lord, I needed that” times. God gave me much needed perspective on some things that have been troubling me. I woke up in the middle of the night and couldn’t go back to sleep. My mind became too active. Do you have any of those Read More…

A Distant Memory of Love

Valentine’s Day may be a distant memory of love in action for a lot of couples. The dinner, dessert and/or chocolate is digested. The flowers are either faded or properly disposed of, and the cards are put aside or disposed of, as well. But the sentiment should carry on. God Read More…

Tough Persistence in Marriage – MM #185

Tough persistence means continuing to pursue a goal until it is achieved. (Gary Smalley) If there’s anything we’ve learned about marriage it’s that it takes an incredible amount of tough persistence to live with each other in “an understanding way.” Read below a few thoughts on the tough persistence it Read More…

The Persevering Will To Do What is Needed

It’s amazing what you can do when you have the persevering will to do it! My husband Steve and I have been learning this with this new journey God has been taking us on with my brother. He has recently moved in with us while he’s going through massive health Read More…

“Why Should I’s” Can Kill Marriages – MM #62

We’ve all heard of the “if only’s” that can drive us crazy and hurt our marriages. Some spouses wonder, “If only I had married someone else.” Or it may be that you wonder, “If only we would have found out more about each other.” You may also ponder, “If only Read More…