Category Archives: Marriage

Marry Someone With the Same Vision and Who Makes You Laugh

A couple close to me recently celebrated their 30th wedding anniversary. On the surface, they are like ‘chalk and cheese.’ The wife is optimistic, impulsive and very positive. The husband, on the other hand, is a wee bit less optimistic … Continue reading

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WHAT GIFTS ARE YOU BRINGING TO YOUR MARRIAGE?

If you must look back, do so forgivingly. If you must look forward, do so prayerfully. However, the wisest thing you can do is to be present in the present. Gratefully. —Maya Angelou On the 31st of December every year my husband … Continue reading

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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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