Be Nice – Be Kind in Marriage

This is an Insight that is ingrained deep in our hearts. We wish we could shout it from the housetops. This is our message: Be nice —be kind in marriage. Be kind in your marriage, in particular. Why is it that we can be kind to everyone else that enters Read More…

Be Nice – Be Kind

Be nice… be kind. I know this may seem like a simplistic message, but actually it’s not. It’s something that, unfortunately, we have a tendency to forget to do for each other, within our marriages. It’s like we get a marriage license and it’s almost as if we get the Read More…

Non-Random Acts of Kindness

We’ve all heard the expression, “random acts of kindness” —to find someone you can bless by finding something kind you can do for them on the spur of the moment. But what about blessing your spouse, not only with random acts of kindness, but also ones that aren’t so random. 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…

Displaying Marriage Virtue In Public and Out

A while back my husband Steve and I attended an event where a retiring senator had the opportunity to speak to us. I’ve greatly admired this senator from afar. So it was a privilege to see him up close, plus, to hear from some people who know him very, very Read More…

Marriage: A Vow of Small Things – MM #171

“Small but frequent gestures of affection and care may appear to be insignificant. But grouped together over days and years they become the undeniable evidence of your highest love and deepest devotion.” (Dr. Ronn Elmore) It’s all the small things done over time that is most meaningful. If there’s something we’ve Read More…

Random Acts of Kindness at Christmas – MM #73

It’s that time of year where gift giving is on the minds of most people around the world. Many consider giving fruit baskets, fruit cakes, or serve fruit of some type to family and friends. But I thought of another way to give out “fruit” as well. How about giving Read More…