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How NOT to Make Things Worse When We’re Angry.

Who hasn’t gotten a little steamed at someone recently? Maybe it’s the way someone always leaves...

How to Make the Most of Your Spouse’s Mistakes

Recently on vacation, I saw a young couple with two small kids leaving the beach. And as my...

Smoldering Stress: Balancing Your Marriage and Raising Kids

"I ran too fast, too far, too long on too many borrowed miles. And then it hit me like something...

What To Do When Your Spouse Triggers You

When our spouse does something frustrating, hurtful, or wrong, it triggers us. And it’s so...

How NOT to Make Things Worse When We’re Angry.

Who hasn’t gotten a little steamed at someone recently? Maybe it’s the way someone always leaves the cabinet doors open. Or the gas tank empty. Or interrupts you in the staff meeting. Or cuts you off in traffic. And then jump on any social media platform and you’ll...

How to Make the Most of Your Spouse’s Mistakes

Recently on vacation, I saw a young couple with two small kids leaving the beach. And as my southern grandmother used to say, “God love ‘em.” The kids looked to be around 2 and 4 and were covered in sand, as were the toys, chairs, beach bag, and parents. While the...

Smoldering Stress: Balancing Your Marriage and Raising Kids

"I ran too fast, too far, too long on too many borrowed miles. And then it hit me like something just plain awful. I have been a psychological, spiritual, and emotional mess. I need to refine my life, my marriage, and my parenting so I can live again." —A mother of...

What To Do When Your Spouse Triggers You

When our spouse does something frustrating, hurtful, or wrong, it triggers us. And it’s so easy—even so natural—to react without thinking. And here’s the biggest problem: There can often be nothing between what triggers us and our reaction. Let me geek out for just a...

Spend Less Time On Your Phone With These 6 Tips

by Meygan Caston I’m not sure about you, but . . . I don’t want to look back 20 years from now and know that I missed out on some of my life’s greatest memories, all because I was scrolling on my phone. Marriages today are suffering for many reasons, but cell phone...

Two Ways to Fire Up Passion in the Bedroom

"There’s more to sex than mere skin on skin. Sex is as much spiritual mystery as physical fact" (1Corinthians 6:16). The loss of passionate romance is a common complaint in marriage. It seems that once the confetti and rice are swept away and the last of the wedding...

The History of Valentine’s Day & 5 Creative Ways To Celebrate

Let’s not go through the motions this Valentine’s Day. Life is busy, and it seems so commercialized—sure. But remember why Valentine’s Day exists and it becomes more meaningful.Let’s take it as an opportunity to consider our spouses an unmeasurable blessing and remind them of their worth. Imagine not being allowed to marry because of persecution. We get to spend valuable time with our husband/wife doing anything we can imagine—dreaming, traveling, laughing, and loving TOGETHER.