Marriage

When Trusting Our Gut Isn’t Enough

Back in the days of no GPS, traveling with me was not a good idea. You see, I am directionally challenged. I don’t understand how to read maps very well. I hate pictures. I’m a steps person, just give me a list of directions. Dan and I went on a little weekend retreat just the two of us. We had our handy map with us which I was using to direct him. The first mistake.

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Marriage

Having Bigger Faith and smaller fear

When we read the stories of the Bible, we can sit comfortably in our home, drinking our coffee, eating our scones and think, “Now Abram, if you would just have bigger faith in your God, you wouldn’t have created such a mess of things in your life!” I shake my head, because the truth is, when I put myself in Abram’s sandals, I understand why he did what he did. A long time ago, Dan

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Marriage

Where Did We Go Wrong?

Wondering how she and her husband got here, she asked, “Where did we go wrong?” No longer were they working together in their marriage. “It almost seemed,” she thought, “that they intentionally wanted to hurt each other.” Here they were, two people, once in love, now treating each other with disgrace and hatred. Somewhere along the way, they both lost their love and honor for one another; now they are separated and alone.  Sadly this

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Marriage

The First Successful Step in Marriage

Dan and I are coaching a young couple who are in the birthing stage of their marriage. We asked them a question, “Using one word, how would you paint a picture of marriage?” After sharing their answer, we began opening the Bible to find out what God’s picture is. I want to take the next several posts to paint that picture for you. After the creation of Adam’s wife, Eve, the man said: “This one,

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Marriage

What to Do When Marriage Disappoints

The wedding is here and you and your spouse are eager and excited to begin your life together as husband and wife! Your expectations are hopeful. Your forever includes nothing less than happiness! You may feel much like Adam did when he met Eve for the first time, “This one, at last, is bone of my bone, and flesh of my flesh; this one will be called ‘woman,’ for she was taken from man” (Genesis

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