then suddenly I began to think. “What’s today’s date, by the way?” Someone at the table calmly announced that it was August 7th. At that moment, both Tara’s and my eyes opened wide, we looked at each other and began laughing. Everyone wondered why, until they heard us say to each other “Happy Anniversary!”
It is natural for us to fall into routines, it’s a natural way for our brains to organize complex actions into repeatable patterns. But when we allow routines to govern our lives, complacency sets in. If you don’t have to think about what you’re doing,… Read More »Complacency Kills Marriages
This is not my typical blog focused on marriage – sorry in advance for that. But it is about relationships, and you may see a connection. For the past few months, most of us that still have jobs have found ourselves working from home. Much… Read More »A Lesser Appreciated Benefit to Working from Home
No word in marriage ministry draws more angst than the word submission. Women despise it, men use it as a theological hammer. What Paul intended when he discussed this was far different than what is often perceived today. In this podcast you will hear how… Read More »Submission is Not a Four Letter Word
When you find yourselves facing a challenge that involves both you and your spouse, remember that your two minds together can come up with a solution better than what either one of you could do on your own.
Being stuck in the same house for an extended period of time will try anyone’s nerves. It is critical for couples to maintain effective communication – especially during these times.
We are in the throes of a global pandemic. Families are forced to self-quarantine, stay at home and practice social distancing. This is quite a disruption to most of our routines. Even the strongest of marriages will find themselves struggling with the tensions the situation… Read More »Marriage during a Pandemic