You know that old John Mayer song, “Say What You Mean to Say”? It’s so simple, yet profound, right? Why is it so hard to simply say what we actually mean at times? And, why is this especially tricky in a marriage? (more…) Read more

When we come together in marriage, we become one, but it doesn’t mean that we are going to agree on everything. In fact, you can pretty much guarantee disagreements simply based on the differences that come with being male and female and having different upbringings. We aren’t going to see eye to eye ALL the time, and sometimes, it will be hard to swallow. So, how do we handle it? Here are 4 things to remember when you and your… Read more

Money is one the biggest issues that couples deal with in marriage. And, one major decision that spouses often ponder is whether or not they should keep separate bank accounts or share/manage their funds in one account together. Below are some important things to consider when making this decision. This first one will remind you of what marriage is all about… (more…) Read more

Life can throw us some curve balls, but God never promised us an easy life. In John 16:33, Jesus clearly tells us “In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world.” We all know… Read more

We live in a society that applauds independence and the notion of achieving success all by ourselves. We are often groomed to do whatever it takes to protect ourselves because “no one else will”. Being independent and self-sufficient is certainly… Read more

Trust is essential to a strong marriage, so as spouses, we must do everything we can to build and protect the trust between one another. But, what should a spouse do when trust has been broken? I was talking to… Read more

When we marry, we often believe the myth that our spouse is somehow going to fulfill our every need, and we are somehow going to fulfill his/hers, too.  But, over time, we find out that this kind of pressure only… Read more

There are many “good” things out there, but sometimes, we try to cram too many of them into our family life. It’s a tricky balancing act that takes great consideration. If we allow these good things to take priority over… Read more

Sweet friend, if you are struggling with anxiety and depression right now, I want you to know that you are not alone. You WILL get through this with God’s help. And, these 7 verses and prayers (an excerpt from my… Read more

Remember when you first met your spouse? You couldn’t wait to spend every day getting to know him/her more, and you probably never considered that the realities of life might cause us seasons of disconnection or even frustration with each… Read more

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