A Happy Marriage: Assembly Required

I love romantic movies. I even love the predictable, syrupy sweet ones with the highly unlikely, happy endings. What can I say? I’m a romantic! I believe that fantasy can be fun to jump into within our imaginations sometimes. And apparently, a lot of other people feel the same way. Read More…

Making Marriage Work – MM #310

I remember hearing a speaker a number of years ago challenge us with: “If you worked at your job the same way you work at your marriage, how long do you think you’d stay employed?” Granted, men are probably more likely to compartmentalize their jobs and marriage by putting them in Read More…

Newlyweds: A Lifetime Work in Progress

Are you newly married? Did you finally get to the wedding day, and now you are considered newlyweds? The following is a way to look at your new marriage: “Here’s a good Motto to live by for the bride and groom [and beyond]: We are a work in progress with Read More…

Homemaking Ideas for the Christian Marriage

A homemaking goal I strive for, is to make every room where I have been, a little bit better because I have been there. I try to do that in my spiritual/personal life as well as in homemaking tasks. It’s a way of “poking holes in the darkness” wherever I Read More…

High Maintenance Marriages – MM #63

In today’s world we can see that there are low maintenance, and high maintenance marriages all around us. Some marriages (but not very many) don’t seem to take as much effort to grow them to be good ones. Others take a LOT of effort to grow them to be strong Read More…