Category: Marriage Moments

Creating Lawn Art

 June 1, 2020

The season for mowing lawns is upon us here in Michigan. Here’s one way to make a routine chore interesting – creating lawn art! Lawn Art He calls it lawn art as he raises and lowers the lawn mower and creates a checkerboard design on our front lawn. I call it too much time on […]

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Grand Hotel – Life is Grand

 May 25, 2020

We all have hopes and dreams for the future, but sometimes it’s great to just enjoy the moment. Life is Grand! Grand Hotel We pay to stroll the expanse of the porch that fronts the Grand Hotel on Mackinaw Island, enjoying the view, sitting in one of the many rocking chairs. Staying in the hotel […]

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Letters and More Letters – How Do You Transmit Love?

 May 18, 2020

Guest post by Ken Wyatt on the importance of communicating love for each other. How do you transmit love? For some it’s through letters. Letters and More Letters Both GiGi and I came of age in the era of letter-writing. And so, during our two-year courtship, when we were attending separate colleges in distant cities, […]

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Go Tigers! What Ignites Sparks in your Marriage?

 May 11, 2020

Unfortunately the opening of baseball season has been postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic. In anticipation of when the season opens I’m including this reminder of the fun we’ve had in the past and will have again. Tell me, what ignites sparks in your marriage? Go Tigers! For her, the Tigers, especially as narrated by […]

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The Surprise Trip

 May 4, 2020

Guest post by Brad Flory who writes about how he strengthens his marriage through a tradition of taking a surprise trip. Maybe your ability to take a trip right now is limited because of sheltering in place, but you can still find ways to add an element of surprise to your marriage. The Surprise Trip […]

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 April 27, 2020

As butterflies break out of their cocoons in the spring, sometimes marriages need to break out of old patterns in order to find new life. Butterfly We are struggling in this cocoon of our marriage. What was once warm and cozy, safe and secure, now feels tight and confining. There’s little room for either of […]

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Dealing with Rough Edges

 April 20, 2020

Guest post by Ken Wyatt on how marriage helps smooth rough edges. Those Rough Edges Spending some time with family members around a breakfast table one morning, we were discussing our various personality types – as they have revealed themselves over years of marriage. It occurred to me, during that conversation, that my own rough […]

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Falling on Your Sword

 March 30, 2020

(Guest Post by Brad Flory on how he has learned the art of “falling on your sword” to keep his marriage strong.) “Wow, your hair looks nice!” I said. A scornful look crossed her face. “I had it cut and colored two days ago,” she said. “And you didn’t notice until now.” “If I didn’t […]

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Two are Better than One

 March 23, 2020

In the beginning God created male and female. Man plants the seed, but woman gives birth. There is no life without the seed, no life without a place to nurture the seed to maturity. Which came first? Both come from the same life source. In the beginning there were two. Two are better than one! […]

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Providence and Marriage

 March 16, 2020

In the midst of concerns about the Coronavirus, I’m sharing this guest post by Ken Wyatt on Providence and Marriage. Surely God’s providence is present in our lives and our marriages if we are open to this. God’s Providence is also present in our world as we deal with difficulties and crisis. Providence and Marriage […]

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