Home: Where Seldom is Heard a Discouraging Word

Are you living together in such a way where the words of the old song apply, “Where seldom is heard a discouraging word?” Are “discouraging words” seldom heard? How about encouraging words? A rule we made in our home, when our sons were growing up (and we still apply to Read More…

Your Wife Has a Language All Her Own

How many times have you heard your wife say she’s told you something, and for the life of you, you can’t recall ever hearing her say that? How many times has it happened that your wife was upset over something but you have no clue why? When you ask her Read More…

Marriage Communication: Too Much? Too Little?

Last week we touched on the marriage communication point, “Do you REALLY want to know?” This referred to what we say to each other. Do we REALLY want our spouse to be honest with us? If so, we’d better make it safe for them to talk. This week we want Read More…

Encouragement Should Begin At Home

In the previous Insight, we called for an “army of marriage encouragers” and mentors to rise up to help those who need it. We’ve had a great response. Many of you have visited the Marriage Missions web site, have prayed for and have written words of encouragement to hurting spouses. Read More…

Body Language Speaks Volumes

It’s not just what we say that speaks, but also how we say it that speaks beyond our words. It’s also how we posture ourselves while we’re speaking, or our spouse is speaking that is important. Your body language speaks volumes. In our many years of marriage, I’ve learned that Read More…