Dave and Ann Wilson share the secret they learned from their own marriage blunders and missteps. They share vivid high points, triumphs, disappointments, and trials. Smiles erupt into laughter. Disappointments and tears touch the readers’ hearts.Continue reading Vertical Marriage … Make God First & Transform Your Marriage
Our dates were filled with romance, gifts, and fun. Our wedding was wrapped with beauty, joy, and hope. The honeymoon took my breath away.
After a few months, we settled into a romantic routine.
With school, the jobs, and other responsibilities, beauty faded, joy ached, and hope retreated.
“This man has changed,” I told God. “God, did I misunderstand You? Is Keith really the man You prepared for me? Is this all there is to marriage?”
I expected more from my marriage. From our love. From Keith.Continue reading Wives, Are You Presently Perplexed?
“Then the LORD God formed the man from the dust of the ground. He breathed the breath of life into the man’s nostrils, and the man became a living person. … The LORD God placed the man in the Garden of Eden to tend and watch over it.” Genesis 2:7, 15 (NLT)
Pause. Close your eyes. Take a deep breath. Imagine God forming your husband like a potter gently molds clay on the potter’s wheel. Imagine that God has you in mind as He is lovingly forming your husband.
Can you see the details of your husband? His hair. His eyes. His smile. His hands. His legs. His feet.
Watch God breathe life into your husband. His character. His values. His works. His love.
Are you smiling?Continue reading Seeing Your Husband Through God’s Eyes
Praise the LORD!
Praise God in his sanctuary;
praise him in his mighty heavens!
Praise him for his mighty deeds;
praise him according to his excellent greatness! Psalm 150:1-2 (ESV)
We praise God for who He is and what He has done. He is pure and holy. There is none like Him. He created the world, including you and me. We are God’s workmanship, His poem, and He prepared good works for us to accomplish. He equipped us to achieve works that would honor Him, Ephesians 2:10.
God deserves praise.
Our husbands also deserve praise.
When people ask you about your husband, what do you tell them?Continue reading How To Prompt A Habit of Praise