Marriage and Time Management

Marriage and Time Management

A good marriage requires time. Relationships don’t become perfect overnight. It takes many years. Have you ever watched an older couple walk hand in hand and thought, “Will we be like that when we’re old?” Those couples didn’t get that contented look in their eyes on...
Marriage and Self-Esteem

Marriage and Self-Esteem

Everyone has an Achilles heel. Even the most self-assured and well-adjusted people have things they are sensitive about, or things which make them uncomfortable. As we travel through life, we all get a few hard knocks. Some of those hard knocks chip away at our...
Putting Sweetness Back In Your Marriage

Putting Sweetness Back In Your Marriage

We had a lesson in church about marriage recently, and I was struck by something the instructor said at the very end of the lesson. She reminded those of us who have been married for many years to put some sweetness back into our marriage. To drive the point home, she...
Marriage Means Guidance

Marriage Means Guidance

I’ve never needed many people around me. As a matter of fact, I could easily be a hermit. The only way to keep my husband closed up in the house for more than 12 hours is to give him an illness big enough to keep his head hanging over the toilet. This gives our...
Marriage Means Selfless Acts of Kindness

Marriage Means Selfless Acts of Kindness

As I’ve written marriage articles this year, I’ve observed marriages around me. It wasn’t an intentional thing, but I suppose it was only natural since my mind is always on marriage for the next deadline. I’ve learned by watching other marriages, and that’s a good...
Marriage:  The Safest Place on Earth

Marriage: The Safest Place on Earth

“Make it your goal to create a marriage that feels like the safest place on earth.” —Greg Smalley When I saw that quote recently, it gave me chills. It is so good that I wish I’d written it myself. That’s exactly what marriage should be for all of us. At the end of a...
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