Category Archives: Marriage

What’s Your Magnifying Glass Focused On? 6 Steps To Better Relationships

One of the things I remember about being at my grandpa’s house was a magnifying glass that he kept on the table beside his chair.  It was a heavy duty lens and I loved positioning it over different items and … Continue reading

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Marriage Monday: You CAN Change Your Feelings!

Today we’re hearing from a favorite 2013 Hearts at Home workshop speaker: Shaunti Feldhahn. Shaunti’s newest book, The Surprising Secrets of Highly Happy Marriages, is a wonderful resource for couples.  This is an excerpt from the book! ******************************************************************* Think back … Continue reading

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Marriage Monday: What I Committed To When I Said I Do

Today’s post is from my friend Angie. She wrote it for our local newspaper and I told her that it had to be shared on the blog. I hope it encourages you in the same way it encouraged me! **************************************************************** … Continue reading

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No More Perfect Christians

Last week I received a Facebook message from Amber. Her story was so powerful I just knew I had to share it with you! Amber let the No More Perfect Moms message change a friend’s marriage and spark a ministry … Continue reading

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What makes a marriage last 53 years?

Happy 53rd Wedding Anniversary Mom and Dad! Because I think we should always be learning from those who are farther along on the journey, I asked my parents if I could interview them today.  They were happy to oblige.   … Continue reading

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Marriage Monday: Is it OK to not be OK in your house?

Today’s post is from 2013 Hearts at Home conference speakers Milan and Kay Yerkovich. Their book How We Love was a game-changer in our marriage. Their focus is emotional health in marriage and their resources are changing marriages all over … Continue reading

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Learn Together As a Couple

Mark and I came from very different upbringings. This made for very different perspectives about many aspects of family life. It’s also set the stage for conflict. In the early years, we tried to find common ground when one of … Continue reading

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Are you fully present?

I heard a quote the other day that caught my attention. It was simply this: The most radical thing you can do today is to be present. That hit home! I realized that my kids can walk in the door, … Continue reading

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This is what love is…

I recently watched this video and it brought tears to my eyes.  Love is a choice and this man has chosen to love his wife. Grab a kleenex and be encouraged. (If you get my posts by email and don’t … Continue reading

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Marriage Monday: Build Emotional Intimacy

One thing Mark and I have found to be important in our marriage is staying in touch throughout the day. We used to share a phone call over the lunch hour, but we’ve moved to texting off and on throughout … Continue reading

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