By Scott Morefield, Contributing Writer We all know the stereotypes – ‘ball and chain,’ ‘old lady,’ the bartender telling the guys, “you don’t have to go home but you can’t stay here,” as if the bar were the ultimate guy haven, a place where nobody judges you and ‘everybody knows your name.’ After all, everybody KNOWS no guy in his right mind wants to go home to his wife, right?
The roughly half of marriages that end in divorce is highly publicized, and the sheer unadulterated misery that the other 50% must go through is the stuff of legends, sitcoms and country songs.
Give her the freedom to pursue those interests as well, as long as there is balance.
Despite what seems to be popular belief, the family dinner table is not a relic of a bygone era.
Each week we share a quick tip or idea that you can use to spice up your marriage!
Each idea is designed to be able to be carried out during the weekend without a ton of time.
With a few minutes each week […] By Auntie Em, Contributing Writer “But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, forbearance, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control.” ~ Galatians NIV As Christians, all of us have the Holy Spirit of Christ living in us and His power available to us.
If we are fully surrendered to Him, there should be evidence of […] By Mandy Kelly, Contributing Writer New Year is a great time for reflection. God is so much about new beginnings- He speaks of it often in His Word.
Of course, no matter how many things you do as a couple, there will always be things you enjoy but your spouse won’t want to do – and that’s OK.
If there is a more effective way to destroy a culture, I haven’t thought of it. But with God’s help it’s an attainable challenge that starts with remaking our homes into the havens that the world wants every other place to be.
Home should be a man’s castle, a woman’s hearth, the place where we come to seek refuge from the slings and arrows of the outside world, the place where we find unconditional, unending love and acceptance.
Work as a TEAM to keep your home tidy and clean, and it will be the inviting, cozy, welcoming place where you’ll WANT to spend your time together.
Having a foundation, a home, a castle, a hearth, a haven to come home to, where we are loved, accepted, understood, appreciated – a place where we can be ourselves and enjoy our time with the ones we love most – is a priceless gift from God.