Category Archives: Marriage

MARRIAGE IS NO FAIRY TALE!

Marriage is hard work. It is challenging. It is all about compromise and making an effort to live with another human being. Marriage is difficult. A friend of mine posted the following on her Facebook page: It doesn’t bother me … Continue reading

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THE SUPPER TABLE

Recently I asked my fourteen-year-old daughter what her idea of marriage is.  Her reply amazed me.  She said that her idea of marriage is like ‘the supper table’! Below are some of the reasons she gave.  I have taken her … Continue reading

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FAMILIARITY BREEDS CONTEMPT?

During a morning Bible Study a group of women were discussing how to have loving relationships with their husbands.  The group leader asked them ‘how many of you love your husbands?’. All the hands shot up. She then asked ‘when … Continue reading

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MARRIAGE AND A DOG!

My husband came into our marriage with a silver tea pot. I came into our marriage with a dog. The dog’s name was Joshua and we learnt some invaluable lessons from him. We learnt about loyalty and faithfulness, about unconditional … Continue reading

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LOVE WEARS STEEL TOE CAP BOOTS

My mother’s parents were married for sixty-five years. They were Afrikaans so we addressed them as Oupa and Ouma. Up until the day my Oupa died they still held hands and had lively conversations with each other. Before my Oupa retired, … Continue reading

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DON’T GET MARRIED!

I asked my husband what advice he would give, in hindsight and with twenty-three years of married life behind him, to a young couple contemplating marriage. His reply: “Don’t get married!”  (He assured me he was only joking!) There is a … Continue reading

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THE LOST VISION

This was posted to Facebook a while back: The human brain is amazing. It functions 24/7 from when we are born and only stops when you take a test or talk to someone attractive. The second part of this quote … Continue reading

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