Be committed to pursuing your spouse through honest conversations, intimate moments, and beyond!
A new year means a new start, right? Not if you bring the baggage of the past year with you.
Each of us has the power to change; to make choices today that will set us on the road to positive living.
As preparations for the upcoming holiday season begins it's easy to allow things to get out of hand. Take the stress out of holiday shopping and preparations and find time to relax with a date night or two. This month's marriage challenge is to locate your public ice rink and go ice skating with your... Continue Reading →
"The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism." —Rev. Normal Peale
Before falling asleep, express appreciation for your spouse or for something your spouse did or said.
Prayer should not be considered the last resort to save a marriage. It is a way to fortify your marriage against mistrust, temptations, and other challenges. Read my article 9 Ways to Protect Your Marriage.
I’m sure that every Christian parent feels concern about their child’s spiritual life at some point or another. It’s quite natural. God Himself was touched by that concern when He ran through the Garden of Eden, screaming, “Adam, Adam, where are you?” When our child strays, the question each parent needs to ask is not,... Continue Reading →
"A man who wants to lead the orchestra must turn his back on the crowd." —Max Lucado
At this time of year, it is not unusual to reflect on the occurrences of the past 10 months. Since this blog is focused on marriage, family, and parenting I'd like to ask: What are you thankful for in your marriage? What makes family gatherings so special? What memories do you plan on making with... Continue Reading →
Don't let your marriage take a backseat while you raise your kids. You'll end up with an empty nest and hollow marriage.
Every guy needs to make perseverance his middle name
Show interest in your spouse's hobbies. You can listen while they talk about their adventures/challenges, purchase something you know they need for their hobby, or become involved with the hobby every now and then. Have a great week!
No matter what your outlet, make some "alone" time part of your routine. You'll return to your loved ones/life, recharged, refocused and ready to conquer.
It's an issue that has wrecked marriages, destroys men's feelings of self-worth and poisons the soul. So let's talk.