Category Archives: Marriage Perspective

Don’t take the Wind out of their Sails- Communicating God’s Way

  Dad warned me in my single years, “You take the wind out of their sails.” Whether I asked for his advice or not—like father, like daughter. “You talk too much. You don’t always have to have the last word.” This … Continue reading

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How to Weed Hearts and Grow a Garden for Two

  Yesterday I weeded the little patch across from the sliding glass door where our budding rose tree dove toward the dirt midweek. Steve propped it up with a stake again and I yanked at crabgrass ½ inch round and … Continue reading

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Gratefulness from First Time Forty-Something Parents

Bruce and Betsy knew each other fifteen years through mutual friends. But they did not connect until the time was right. Betsy had not dated anyone past a few weeks. Why? It didn't take long for her to know there was no … Continue reading

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Priceless Marriage

This week I heard a lady talking about the Hope Diamond she saw on a recent vacation. “HOw big is it?” I asked. “This big!” she said, making a circle with her fingers so large she stated, “It’s hard to … Continue reading

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Fireproof

“If you want to see a good movie, take your wife to see Fireproof!” I suggested following one of the workers out to the front driveway of my house on Wednesday. “So it’s about putting out fires in your marriage?” … Continue reading

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Calling Two Hearts

Living our calling isn’t always easy as a single. But as a couple? It can get tricky when two people are trying to live the lives God intended for them, doing what God wants them to do and consider their … Continue reading

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a marriage: a home

I read a note a married woman wrote to a new bride: Sometimes I feel like Sarah too–I think all of us in some way or another, as a wife, feel like we sacrifice a lot for our husbands…but, it’s … Continue reading

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