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…

Loving Words – Tell Her – Tell Him – Skit Guys

Loving words… tell her, tell him… those are great words of advice. In this You Tube video you will (humorously) see what happens when we don’t convey loving words to our spouse as we should. Sometimes we don’t “talk so good.” But we don’t need script writers to get it Read More…

Marriage’s 6 Most Important Words

If I (Steve) would have said, “Marriage’s 3 Most Important Words” you would have automatically said, “I Love You.” No doubt, they are important. But Cindy and I want to have you think about six different words. That is because we have learned through our many years of marriage that Read More…

War of Words in Marriage

There are wars going on, and they aren’t just happening out in the world. There are also wars that are going on in many, many marriages. We’re talking about the “war of words” that we know is being fought daily. And sadly, there are many innocent children and families who Read More…

Words You Never Want to Hear

“I love you, but I’m not IN love with you.” If you’ve heard those words you probably just had a very painful flashback. For that, we’re deeply sorry. Those are words you never want to hear, and rightly so. Ten years ago Cindy and I rarely, if ever, heard this Read More…

Encouraged Your Spouse Today? – MM #345

Have you encouraged your spouse today? Encouraging words can go a long way in strengthening the foundation of your relationship. But you have to make them known. We’re told in God’s word that: “A word aptly spoken is like apples of gold in settings of silver.“ (Proverbs 25:11) “The wise Read More…

Tear Down Walls – Marriage Message #147

“Reckless words pierce like a sword, but the tongue of the wise brings healing“ (Proverbs 12:18). The question is, are your words piercing those around you, or do they bring healing? The following are some thoughts on this subject from a book written by Florence and Fred Littauer titled, “After Read More…

Language Lessons in Marriage – MM #143

Have you ever taken language lessons? How about language lessons that can help you in your marriage? There is a love language that couples can communicate to each other. It’s one that is extremely important to learn. “To be successful in marriage you have to learn how to communicate with and Read More…