Twenty-nine years ago today, a beautiful, sweet and amazing young woman gave herself to me. I suppose she really had no idea what she was getting herself into, but I was deliriously happy that she was more than willing, even excited, to spend her life with me. I had loved the girl for five years […]
Pursuit tells your spouse you would pick them all over again. I was recently reading an article about how the “seven-year itch” has become the “three-year itch.” I am dismayed at the idea that after just three (or even seven) years most marriages dissolve to the point where marital dissatisfaction and lack of intimacy drive
Amplify the power of watchfulness by anchoring it in an attitude of thankfulness. As promised, this is a follow up post to yesterday’s Watchfulness post. Recall from last time, those who remain watchful are those who refuse to live their lives on auto-pilot, who keep their spirit, soul, and body awake to all that is going
Watchfulness is like a compass that keeps your marriage on the path of intimacy. At the beginning of each year, I seek the Lord for a theme verse for the year. A few years ago it was this verse: Devote yourselves to prayer, being watchful and thankful.Colossians 4:2 While the heart of this verse
Intimacy is a funny thing. Not ha-ha funny. But strange funny. Ask a dozen people what intimacy is, and you’ll get 13 different answers. Men and women tend to define intimacy differently, and I think there are also some generational differences in how people look at it. It’s elusive and hard to pin down.