On the Same Page

  Biblical Principle Amos 3:3 "Can two walk together, except we be agreed? Ask Yourself:  What Must I DO? We hear so much about eating healthier to live a longer life.  Should not the same thing be true for your marriage?  How can you feed into your marriage for it to be healthier for the rest of your lives? Connecting the Conversation  We became aware early in our marriage that having things in common and sharing with each other matters.  It is those common things that help us to engage in worship and fellowship building a stronger relationship and learning about each other in our sharing that challenges us to grow closer together.  The more we do together the more we converse together, laugh together and figure out things together.  During this pandemic time, I got creative in making homemade soups.  One day I asked my husband to help me cut-up the ingredients.  We had not engaged with each other like this in a while.  This adventure opened the door for us to rediscover wh

Remembering Your "Why"?

Biblical Principle Genesis 2:18 "And the LORD God said, It is not good that the man should be alone; I will make him an help meet for him." Ask Yourself:  What is Your "Why"? -How did you meet your husband or wife for the first time? -What was your first impression/attraction? -Why did you chose to say "I Do"? Connecting the Conversation  My husband and I first met each other over the phone in a group conversation with some friends. We all attended the same junior high school but, my husband and I did not meet face-to-face until a later time. It was my husbands' voice that got my attention.  He had a very deep voice even, as a young man. I just had to meet him.  He reminded me of my grandfather, the man in my life that always made me feel safe.  When I asked my husband what first attracted me to him, he said "you did not have to wear make-up like the other girls to try and cover-up who you are".  He told me that his friends would tell him, &q