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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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Do Marriages Need a Gym?

  You probably know a person that after a health scare, began to focus on exercise, quit smoking or lost weight. Being faced with one’s mortality is a tremendous motivator for lifestyle change. It seems to me that we treat … Continue reading

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Marriages need Marriages

We do very little within our culture to celebrate or honor the institution of marriage. Sure, when a couple celebrates their Golden Anniversary (50 years of marriage) there’s typically a big to-do, but up until then all we see is … Continue reading

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Intentionality

Ok. When it comes to creating and maintaining a Shocking Marriage, the key is Intentionality. That’s it. It’s really that simple. Think about it. We get better at those things in life that we are intentional about. If you want … Continue reading

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He Never Saw it Coming

My best friend since college is facing near-certain divorce. I was the best man at their wedding fifteen years ago, and we have gotten together two-three times a year ever since. This couple that was once so in love that brought … Continue reading

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It’s All About Perspective

I was raised on a farm and as such learned a lot of valuable life lessons during my youth. One such lesson came the first time my dad let me disk the field. He showed me the basic controls (e.g. … Continue reading

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