Asking Why During a Stormy Time

Are you asking why during a stormy time in your life? It sure is tempting! At this time my husband and I are going through a horribly stormy time. It’s so very painful that I can’t even put it into words. Oh, it’s not about our relationship —thankfully, we’re fine Read More…

Living God’s Love With One Another – MM #223

Are you living out GOD’S LOVE with one another in your marriage? Are you sure it’s truly God’s love, and not some semblance of it? When Cindy and I (Steve) were married in 1972 neither one of us were Christ followers. Sure, we went to church on Christmas and Easter, Read More…

Marriage as a Spiritual Mirror – MM #169

“What marriage has done for me is hold up a mirror to my sin. It forces me to face myself honestly and consider my character flaws, selfishness, and anti-Christian attitudes, encouraging me to be sanctified [set apart for God’s use] and cleansed, and to grow in godliness.” (Gary Thomas) Marriage can Read More…

Filling the Hole in Our Soul – MM #103

We marry for many reasons, but I believe that underlying many of them is one simple and incredibly powerful motivation. We’re seeking to fill the hole in our soul through a marriage relationship. It may be true, in fact, that all of our attempts at human relationships come from this Read More…