Security in Marriage, Security in Christ

Originally posted on Marriage Matters:
? I originally wrote this post to speak to and encourage other women, but the more I wrote, the more I realized I’m talking to both husbands and wives. I want wives to see themselves as worthy through their husband’s eyes. And I want husbands to look at their wives and see…

Preparing a Place

Originally posted on Marriage & Family Heroes:
Chaplain Ronnie Melancon It is such a joy when someone saves a place for us. We walk into a crowded room wondering how we’re going to find a seat, and someone across the way waves us over; pointing to a chair they’ve held especially for us. For a…

5 Things Love Changes: You Ruined It

Originally posted on Marriage Matters:
I explained to my then fiance several years ago that she’d “ruined” it. She laughed. I was serious. So was she. Single adults develop habits through the years that may seem unbreakable. Certainly you’ve heard the old adage, you can’t teach an old dog new tricks. Well, if that mutt…

9 Ways to be a Great and Godly Wife

Originally posted on Marriage Matters:
Ladies, God has blessed you with the one person you were meant to spend the rest of your life with. Marriage is our treasure, so why wouldn’t we take care of and nurture the gift God’s given us? But let’s face it, marriage is hard. There are challenges and pitfalls mixed in…

Married My Soulmate? Nope

Originally posted on Marriage Matters:
I didn’t have to break this news to my wife. She already knew. And guess what, she wasn’t upset. Maybe because I also understand I’m not her soulmate either. Now, before you go feeling sorry for either one of us – Don’t. The term soulmate has become distorted. Maybe too…