The 21 Day Challenge That Can Transform Your Marriage

It has been said that it takes 21 days to create a habit. I am not sure if this is a fact or a myth, but I want to challenge you to try something for 21 days that is sure to bless your marriage. My husband, Ed, likes to ask couples, “Would you like to know the magic formula for … Read More

3 Ways to Infuse Joy Into Your Marriage

Celebrate each other’s successes. Life moves so quickly. Often husbands and wives are involved in separate jobs and activities that take them in completely different directions. We may not understand why our spouse is so excited about something that seems small to us. But when something is meaningful to our spouse, whether it is a job promotion, or simply that … Read More

The Secret to Getting Your Spouse to Treat You Like a King or Queen

About nine years ago, my husband, Ed, came up with an idea that demonstrates how to intentionally serve one another in love. He suggested that we start a weekly tradition of being king or queen for the day. This little exercise helps us understand and better communicate how we can each meet the other’s needs and desires in our marriage. … Read More

3 Steps to Reinvigorate Friendship with Your Spouse

When we meet with engaged couples to do their premarital counseling, we can easily see the genuine friendship they have together. They are each other’s best friends. They know how to have fun together and are genuinely interested in what is important to their partner. They invest time and energy into their relationship. Fast forward 15 years and it is … Read More

You Never Have to Worry Again!

Do you have sleepless nights over worrisome situations in your life? God’s Word tells us not to be anxious or to worry about ANYTHING. Easier said, then done! It seems so natural to obediently talk about trusting in the Lord and waiting patiently on Him, until something occurs that disrupts our lives right where we live. How can we find … Read More

I Feel Most Loved When…

I am married to an amazing guy. He brings me coffee in bed every morning. He washes and gases my car once a week. He even does his own laundry. I have never so much as picked up a sock after him. You are probably thinking I am one lucky wife, and yes I am! Would it surprise you if … Read More

Be Each Other’s Biggest Encourager; Not the Biggest Critic

What do you do when your spouse messes up. Are you quick to be critical? Do you continually nag them to change their ways. Your spouse doesn’t need any more criticism, but I’m pretty sure they’d love to have more of your encouragement. God instructs us to: “Bear with each other and forgive one another if any of you has a grievance … Read More