Author Archives: jmccolgin

Change is a Powerful Thing

This whole experience has been a mixed blessing for our marriage. The move itself was trying and I know we frustrated each other with our different styles and approaches to the project. But far more important is the blessing that we are now experiencing as we explore and discover the new area in which we live. Continue reading

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Life as a Jigsaw Puzzle

I like jigsaw puzzles. But I have to admit, I am very dependent on seeing the image on the box. For every piece I pick up, I look to the box to see where it might fit. Once I know … Continue reading

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Grow Together in Your marriage

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Appreciation is Key in Marriage

Appreciation is something we see too little of in marriages. It seems over time we come to accept our spouse for who they are and take their special gifts and contributions for granted. I appreciate that my wife is not … Continue reading

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Laughter, Fun & Perspective

Couples in great marriages laugh a lot. They laugh together and they laugh individually. It is apparent in watching them that they are truly enjoying life and their relationship. Laughter is associated with fun. Nobody laughs when they’re miserable or … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day – Pleasure or Pressure?

Valentine’s Day fascinates me. No so much the day itself, but rather how people respond to it. Years ago when I was in High School, they used to sell carnations leading up to the day. They had different colors to … Continue reading

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Cast a Vision for your Marriage

Most couples go through some form of planning prior to getting married. They probably discuss things like having children (and how many), careers, and likes and dislikes. Often times, these discussions are more about revealing personal preferences rather than planning … Continue reading

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What I’d Tell my Newlywed Self

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Marriage Tips from an Expert – Sally Livingston

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Wifeology – Interview with the Author

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