Scheduling Quiet Moments Together

Do you and your spouse spend quiet moments together? Several years ago, Jill Brisco said something I believe to be true. She said, “We have lost the art of being quiet.” Look around… what do you think? I sure can see it in our very noisy world. It’s unusual to Read More…

Pockets of Time Together

Steve and I have been working with a couple that will be getting married soon. As we were gathering some things to share with them, tailoring it to the dynamics of their particular relationship, I came across some quotes that I’d like to share (because maybe you can find them Read More…

DO Something – PLAY Something – DREAM Something TOGETHER

I’m not thinking the couple in this illustration is doing much of anything exciting together. But at least they’re doing SOMETHING together. This is more than way too many couples will do together after they married. Of course, this is with the exception of doing things with and for their Read More…

The Time Starved Marriage – MM #343

It’s not an unusual thing at all to find yourself in a time starved marriage. At some point most spouses find themselves there. The important thing though, is to change that, which you can so you don’t stay in that starved state. But you have to be intentional in making Read More…

Intentional Time for Marriage – MM #105

We’ve GOT to be intentional in spending quality time together with our spouse. If we don’t our everyday life will squeeze in between us as a married couple and cause division. Making it a priority to spend intentional time together is vital. “Even if we have an unbending commitment to Read More…

Imagine and Invest the Time – MM #42

We received the following message from a friend and thought it could be a wonderful “wake-up call” for us all. This is especially true for those of us who are married. In this message, we are challenged to imagine and invest the time we are given. Please take the time Read More…

Making Time for Marriage – MM #41

Every one of us has the same 24 hours or 1440 minutes allotted to us every day we’re here on this earth —with no exceptions. Within this time there’s a fierce competing battle going on for how we spend every minute of that day. Steve and I experience it, and I’m sure Read More…

CAREER ISSUES: Lack of Time Together

In our global career workplace, many couples have to spend more and more time apart. Some people’s jobs require one to spend large chunks of time on the road. This often happens in military families as well. Other couples are temporarily separated when one spouse has been transferred and the Read More…