Archive | Marriage

07 June 2010 ~ 0 Comments

Don’t Have a GORE-ing Marriage

Just a couple of quick reminders/encouragers for you today, from a couple of unique, seemingly random sources, that perhaps you don’t read about every day. I know I don’t.
Enjoy. Be inspired to do something to build your marriage today!
ONE – 2008 US Census: One quarter of divorces that took place in previous year were among [...]

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24 May 2010 ~ 0 Comments

A Look at Divorce: Location, Location, Location

Check out the article from Reuters on the likeliest and least likely cities and states couples divorce.
http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSTRE64H5Q720100518
Keep in mind that you can have a happy marriage wherever you live. Work on it. Feed it. Continue to date. Look at your mate’s needs more than your own. Keep God in the mix, and watch your marriage [...]

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12 May 2010 ~ 0 Comments

Six Essentials Wrap Up and a Small Miracle

Tonight …
Phil and Natalie are leading the last session in our series focusing on key elements that go into making a healthy marriage. It’s been a good, well-attended series with a great group. It is easier to teach when the group you are addressing is responsive and this one has not disappointed us.
Thanks for [...]

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04 May 2010 ~ 0 Comments

The Treasure Trove of Trust – 6 Essentials Continues Plus One More Thought

Wednesday night …
May 5 – that’s right, baby – CINCO DE MAYO! – we’ll be covering one of the most comprehensive concepts in marriage: the phenomenon of trust.
Someone once said, aptly so, that trust is the currency of all relationships. Truer words couldn’t be spoken! It is that valuable in any relationship, especially marriage.
Come and [...]

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30 April 2010 ~ 0 Comments

Just a Word on Step Families

The most noted authority on step family dynamics that I know is Ron Deal. He has a ministry called Successful Step Families. Here is a brief article from Ron, published by Focus on the Family, that talks about step families and their effects on marriage.  I hope it does you good.
http://www.focusonthefamily.com/marriage/marriage_challenges/remarriage_and_blended_families.aspx
Remember, if you are not [...]

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27 April 2010 ~ 0 Comments

Let’s Talk About Sex!

Hey Guys,
Join us Wednesday night, April 28, as we focus on another essential of a healthy marriage. We call this one Celebrate Sex.
If you have seen my Facebook home page it has a quote from Christopher and Rachel McCluskey’s book, When Two Become One. It says …
“A married couple fostering a healthy sex life is [...]

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21 April 2010 ~ 2 Comments

‘Romance’ Tonight!

Tonight our study of the Six Essentials of a Healthy Marriage focuses on essential #3:
Nurture Romance
Then we’ll be half way through the six. Selma and I are excited because we’ve never really taught on this subject per say. It has been our focus at Romance & Roses many times but never in a formal [...]

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12 April 2010 ~ 0 Comments

Six Essentials Turns Toward Marriage and God

A strong turnout for our entire Wednesday night offerings last week. A great start for the 6-week term. Eddie Mosley, our Group Life guy at LifePoint, is impressed and excited. Thanks for your positive comments on our first session of Hurry Home. For a Wednesday night, the energy in the auditorium was  quite high.
Now [...]

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06 April 2010 ~ 0 Comments

Rodney and Selma Begin Series of Six Wednesday PM Talks on Marriage

Tomorrow night, April 7, Selma and I are beginning a series we are calling “The Six Essentials of a Healthy Marriage.” Each of the six sessions will begin on Wednesday at 6:30PM and will go about an hour in the auditorium of LifePoint Church, Smyrna campus.
The sessions will actually be a review of the [...]

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25 March 2010 ~ 0 Comments

Marriage Thoughts … with a British Twist

Here is an article from jolly ole London town. Short article (as most web ones are) and it contains some British politics. Yet it also has some strong quotes on the benefits of a lasting marital relationship. Enjoy.
http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/comment/columnists/guest_contributors/article7064642.ece
We all need to feed ourselves with the positive concepts of marriage from time to time. The good [...]

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