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COVID-19, LOCKDOWN, AND MARRIAGE

One of the saddest posts that I have seen thus far on Facebook regarding the lockdown was this: “Dear single friends, stay positive and optimistic. After 3 weeks of lockdown there will be plenty divorces and new opportunities” My heart … Continue reading

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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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RECREATE YOUR MARRIAGE

“There is such restoration in creation to relieve stress” – Susan Winter Many marriages would benefit if spouses put the above sentence into practice! God created man and woman to come together in holy matrimony to reflect His glory and … Continue reading

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A WORK IN PROGRESS

Every person on this earth starts their lives as a blessing! In the Bible, we read that “children are a gift from the Lord – they are a blessing” (Psalm 127). Therefore, no matter what anyone tells you to the contrary … 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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EDIT YOUR MARRIAGE FREQUENTLY!

 Edit your life frequently and ruthlessly.  It’s your masterpiece after all.   (Nathan W. Morris)  A masterpiece is something incredibly good.  The best example of something. That is what marriage should be – an incredible example of something good. Marriage … Continue reading

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HOW FIRM IS YOUR MARRIAGE FOUNDATION?

It never ceases to amaze me just how fickle my feelings are in my marriage! One moment I can look at my husband and think “we have such a good relationship, I can’t imagine ever fighting with him again,” and … 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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