My wife Ashley and I have had the privilege of doing marriage ministry for many years. In our travels and speaking and online ministry, we’re often asked “What’s your all-time favorite marriage advice?” It’s a tough question, because it’s nearly impossible to limit the best advice to one sentence.
Can you imagine for a moment how the Christmas story might have been written if Mary and Joseph had not had the capacity to adjust to things beyond their control? To begin with, Joseph had to adjust to the fact that Mary, his fiancée, was pregnant.
Life is busy. We used to think that the next season of life would be less hectic, less stressful, less busy than our current season. Life doesn’t seem to get less busy with time; it only picks up steam. It is easy to go days, weeks and even months without intentionally connecting with your husband or wife.
To combine, or not to combine? It’s a tough decision for many newly-married couples. Consider these pros and cons, and find out where this couple ended up.
Marriage is about the everyday, not just the big day. But a wedding is still a significant occasion for any married couple. So your wedding anniversary a great opportunity to connect every single year. It can be a point of tension or anxiety for some couples. But here are a few things you can keep in mind to ensure that your anniversary is a day to look forward to, not dread.
No one wants to marry the wrong person yet somehow so many people do. The key to your dating and engaged months & years is to ask each other some tough questions. The way your partner answers and responds will be very telling and eye-opening.