Category Archives: Marriage

COMMUNICATION…

“The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place.” – George Bernard Shaw This quote basically sums up the root cause of divorce. We say something to our spouse and we are under the illusion … Continue reading

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MARRIAGE IS LIKE A MUSTARD SEED

Today I received the following “What’s App” text from my husband: “A happy marriage is the union of two good forgivers.” —Ruth Bell Graham I replied: “We obviously have a happy marriage then—we both have to forgive so much all the … Continue reading

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HOW HOSPITABLE IS YOUR MARRIAGE?

  “Hospitality means primarily the creation of free space where the stranger can enter and become a friend instead of an enemy. Hospitality is not to change people, but to offer them space where change can take place.”  – Henri … Continue reading

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A MARRIAGE ROOTED IN CHRIST

“WE MUST BE READY TO ALLOW OURSELVES TO BE INTERRUPTED BY GOD.” – DIETRICH BONHOEFFER Are you prepared to have your marriage ‘interrupted’ by life? Are you prepared to withstand the ‘trials and tribulations’ that will certainly occur as you and … Continue reading

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MARRIAGE ADVICE FROM WINSTON AND CLEMENTINE CHURCHILL!

One of the best ways to prepare yourself for marriage is by studying married couples.  One couple that has always inspired me are the Churchill’s. Sir Winston Churchill was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1940 to 1945 … Continue reading

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LOVE IS NOT A FEELING: MAKING A MARRIAGE LAST

It never ceases to amaze me just how fickle my feelings can be in my marriage! One moment, I can be looking at my husband and feel so in love with him, so at peace and the thought goes through … Continue reading

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HOW CAN YOU PROMISE YOUR CHILD YOU WILL NEVER GET DIVORCED?

My mother and step-father got divorced after almost 29 years of marriage. She was 79 and he was 81 years old! I had organised with the Sheriff of the Court to meet him at the retirement home where my mom … Continue reading

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