Monthly Archives: October 2017

Honestly, Honesty is Hard

The title says it all. In our last post we shared that honesty was an attribute of a healthy marriage. We received lots of comments about how difficult this is to do. Billy Joel sings it well… If you search … Continue reading

Posted in Besetting Sins, Christian Marriage, communication, Conflict, Temptation, The Gospel & Marriage | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

Happy Hour

It’s time for our weekly specials – those blog posts that we have discovered and think are worth your time to read over the weekend. Enjoy… Gary Thomas Will You Comfort Her? – Such a simple expression of kindness that … Continue reading

Posted in Blog Love, Christian Marriage, Happy Hour | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Attributes of a Healthy Marriage – Honesty

At the start of this post, I need to make it clear that there are two types of honesty that can impact a marriage–the healthy kind (which we’ll discuss in today’s post), and the unhealthy kind. The unhealthy kind chooses … Continue reading

Posted in Christian Marriage, Growing Strong Marriages | Tagged , , | 7 Comments

The Rhythm Of Routine

I am up early this morning; my favorite part of the day. The house is quiet. A candle flickers on the table. My Bible is in hand. It’s my time with the One who knows me best and loves me … Continue reading

Posted in Christian Marriage | Leave a comment

The Attributes of a Healthy Marriage – Cherish

Cherish is a word most of us use in our wedding vows, but most likely don’t realize what it means. Cherish: to keep or cultivate with care and affection; to entertain or harbor in the mind deeply and resolutely;  (“Cherish.” Merriam-Webster.com. … Continue reading

Posted in Christian Marriage, Encouraging Your Spouse | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Happy Hour

Hot, Holy and Humorous Are You A High-Maintenance Lover? – This post is an excellent way to evaluate the quality of your sex life. You might be surprised to discover you are, indeed, “high maintenance”. Messy Marriage 4 Ways Satan … Continue reading

Posted in Blog Love, Christian Marriage, Happy Hour | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Keeping The Home Fires Burning

Tom was two badges shy of becoming an Eagle Scout when he quit, a choice he regrets to this day, yet what he learned during his Boy Scout training is so valuable.  I have benefited from his knowledge and skill … Continue reading

Posted in Christian Marriage, communication, Encouraging Your Spouse, Growing Strong Marriages | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

The Attributes of a Healthy Marriage – TRUST

So often we focus on what not to do, and miss the things we can do to improve our marriage. Thus, I want to begin a series focusing on the many attributes of a healthy marriage. Attribute One – TRUST … Continue reading

Posted in Encouraging Your Spouse, Growing Strong Marriages, Thankfulness, The Gospel & Marriage | Tagged , , | 4 Comments