A Woman’s Emotions
We are made in the emotional image of God, so we shouldn’t be afraid of those feelings when they crop up. by Barbara Rainey Direct Link to article on FamilyLife: A Woman’s Emotions Early in our marriage, my husband, Dennis, and I were completely caught off guard by the emotions I began feeling. I remember […]
15 Things Wives Should Stop Doing
What do your words and actions say to your husband about your love for him? by Mary May Larmoyeux Direct Link to article on FamilyLife: 15 Things Wives Should Stop Doing In the 1960s, The Supremes recorded their hit song “Stop! In the Name of Love!” I remember singing the words as a teenager: “Before […]
5 Lessons I’ve Already Learned as a New Wi...
Here are some practical things I discovered during my first six months of marriage. by EA Lepine Editor’s note: In the January 28, 2013 issue of Marriage Memo, James Lepine wrote of what he had learned as a new husband. After that his wife, EA, decided to write on the same topic from her perspective. […]
Romancing Your Man
It comes down to one simple principle—love your neighbor as you would want to be loved. by Barbara Rainey I’ve noticed that most romantic novels and movies contain a common theme. It goes like this: A handsome, intelligent, adventurous, single man on a mission unexpectedly meets a beautiful, equally intelligent single woman under improbable circumstances—often […]
Shock Your Spouse and Kids With This Questio...
Here’s a practical way to revolutionize your relationship with your family. But it requires some risk. by Dave Boehi Direct Link to article on FamilyLife: A Question that Will Change Your Marriage and Family What if your teenager asked you one day, “What can I do to help?” Probably two things would happen. First, you’d […]
An Excellent (Godly) Wife
by Grace Driscoll Direct Link to post: An Excellent (Godly) Wife “An excellent wife who can find? She is far more precious than jewels. The heart of her husband trusts in her, and he will have no lack of gain. She does him good, and not harm, all the days of her life.” – Proverbs 31:10–12 What […]
Fifty Shades of Caution
Women are asking, “Should I read Fifty Shades of Grey?” I hate to see them falling into the same trap that has claimed so many men. by Dave Boehi June 2012 Recently my wife, Merry, asked, “I’ve been hearing about this new book, Fifty Shades of Grey. I wonder if that would be good to […]
Deeper Questions – Role of Wife
What is your understanding of your God-given role as a wife? Would you be willing to look with me at what the Bible says about the important role of a wife in the family? Is your husband supportive of your God-given role in the family? Do you pray for your husband every day? What do […]
How Is Your Love Life?
Marriage is about friendship. by Mark and Grace Driscoll The couple were devout Christians and virgins when they first met. Forty years later, the pain of their marriage showed on their faces. As they spoke to me of their troubles, they each hung their head in loneliness and grief. There had been no adultery. There […]