Courageously Committed Despite Affliction

When we vow to be faithful during times of “sickness and in health,” who really believes our commitment will actually be put to the test? That’s especially true when it comes to a serious accident or an illness. They test every fiber of who we are in our marital commitment. Read More…

He Thought His Wife Was Crazy

We have some dear friends, Chris and Andrea Fabry, who have been through quite an ordeal. It was a life-threatening ordeal. Their home was invaded by black mold. As a result, they and their whole family (of 9 “kids”) were pushed into a health crisis. It was an ordeal that Read More…

Is Your Spouse Resistant to Living Healthier?

Are you interested in living healthier but your spouse has little to no interest in changing the “unhealthiness” of his or her own approach to everyday living? And do you feel like your differing approaches causes problems —sometimes minor, sometimes major? Join the club. There are lots os spouses who Read More…

After the Crying… After Asking Why… Then What?

It was our sixth trip to the ER with chest pain in a little over a year. After open heart surgery plus three stents had stabilized Bette’s heart condition, we dared to believe we were finally done with these anxious trips to the hospital. But there we were again. And Read More…

Marriage VS Illness

My title is Marriage VS Illness because that’s what happens sometimes in marriage. It is like the illness not only attacks its victim but in the process, the marriage relationship is under attack, as well. The illness shows the marriage relationship is not in a healthy place either. This subject Read More…

In Sickness and in Health – MM #139

“In a significant and personal way, God taught me about “in sickness and in health” and asked me again if I meant it. By His grace, I do.” (Martha Marlow Carpenter) On our wedding day, we vow to love, honor, and stay true to each other “in sickness and in Read More…