Mother’s Day Idea

With Mother’s Day just around the corner, if your mother-in-law is still alive, write a note to her thanking her for the son or daughter she raised. Give a copy to your spouse.

A smile is worth 1000 words!

Without saying anything, sometime during the day, look at your spouse and smile. “A smile is a curve that can set lots of things straight.”

Marriage God’s Way

“Wouldn’t it be nice if we could go through life and never hurt each other? Marriage would certainly be easier. But, that’s not real life. When we marry, we each bring our self-centeredness, our fragile egos and all of our imperfections with us. In God’s design for marriage, we share our feelings without blaming the other person. We hold our … Read More

You Lift me up!

Surprise your spouse with a helium balloon with a little note that says, “You lift me up!” Or, you can go all out like in the picture below.

How To Fall In Love When You Aren’t Feeling It

My command is this: Love each other as I have loved you. ~ John 15:12   It has been said that the happiest people are married and the unhappiest people are married. I am one of the happiest…but it wasn’t always that way. There was a time in our marriage when we quarreled a lot. We could take the smallest … Read More

Getting Your Spouse to do Things Your Way

God has specific roles for husbands and wives in the marital relationship. Wives are to respect and submit to their husband’s leadership. Husbands are to love their wives sacrificially. But how do these roles play out in marriage when a couple doesn’t see eye-to-eye on a major issue?

To Know and Be Known by Your Spouse

“Let each of you look not only to his own interests, but also to the interests of others.”     Philippians 2:4 STOP the insanity! The divorce rate in the United States is reeling out of control. The national divorce rate is currently at 50%. In California, 60% of marriages end in divorce, and in Orange County a staggering 70% do. This … Read More