Category Archives: marriage

Confidence over Comfort

While we want to be comfortable around our spouse, it’s important to realize that it is a fine line between comfort and complacency. Continue reading

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5 Steps to a Shocking Marriage: #5

Step 5 – Be Prepared The Boy Scout motto is – Be Prepared. As an Eagle Scout myself, incorporating that motto has helped me across a variety of scenarios in my life. In a nutshell, this motto suggests that you … Continue reading

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5 Steps to a Shocking Marriage: #4

Step #4 – Set Goals A shocking marriage is one that improves over time. As we’ve already discussed, this doesn’t happen naturally, it takes prioritization and intentionality. Without a concerted effort to improve, marriages simply degrade over time. Anyone who … Continue reading

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5 Steps to a Shocking Marriage: #3

Step #3 – Set Priorities We saw in the first two steps that (1.) if you do nothing, your marriage will deteriorate and (2.) you need to be intentional in terms of focusing on your relationship to keep it strong. … Continue reading

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5 Steps to a Shocking Marriage: #2

Step 2 – Be Intentional We saw in Step 1 that it is important to realize that marriages will erode if they are not focused on and maintained. In this step, we look at the importance of being intentional in … Continue reading

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Godly Marriages are Supernatural

Dictionary.com defines supernatural in the adjective form as “of, relating to, or being above or beyond what is natural; unexplainable by natural law  or phenomena; abnormal.” As a noun it is defined as “direct influence or action of a deity on earthly affairs.” You’ve probably never thought about marriage in these terms, but perhaps you should. The very institution of marriage was designed by God, … Continue reading

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Completion, Not Reflection

   I just had coffee with a single, female colleague that I had not seen in several months. After catching up on job stuff, she began to talk about a budding relationship that she is in. For the most part, … Continue reading

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