Category Archives: marriage

Is Marriage All About Me?: Self vs. Serving

   Teddy Roosevelt’s daughter said that her father liked to be the corpse at every funeral and the bride at every wedding. He loved attention. Pride is so sneaky, so  persistent. Pride blocks our willingness to serve others. It can … Continue reading

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Why Marriages Fail? – Part 2

  A chicken hawk was cruising. He met a chick in a dive. They struck up a chat. The tender little chicken was looking for some one to protect her from the foxes and other predators. The chicken hawk seemed  strong. … Continue reading

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Why Marriages Fail?

   Why do marriages fail? Here are some key reasons: marry on feelings and lust not wait for a true, godly soul mate underestimate the consequences of mate’s addiction to some bad habit or sin (gambling, drugs, alcohol, night-life, porn, hobby, workaholic, … Continue reading

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“I Never Saw The Loneliness In My Marriage Coming. I Was So Blind.”

  Let’s suppose that a divorcee, Wanda, previously married to have a life partner to spend time with. Her expectations were so high. Now sadder and wiser, she reflects on how naive she was. “I had a blind spot. I falsely … Continue reading

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Is He Marriage Material?: 20 Questions

Is he marriage material? Is she a likely, long marriage partner? What is a risky marriage? Here are some questions to help evaluate character traits and risk: “He who walks with wise men will be wise, but the companion of fools will suffer … Continue reading

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“Mommy, Why Aren’t You And Daddy Married? I Want A Real Family.”

  Cohabiting is faddish in America. Holy marriage is down.  It is shaking one’s little fist in the face of a holy God! Living together is boldly declaring to the neighbors that one is on the devil’s side. It takes a cold person to breathe … Continue reading

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Cohabiting vs. marriage

Hi Reader, I awoke this morning at 4:50 AM. After a pit stop I could not drift back to sleep. This is a holiday but my body did not get the word. So here I am – blogging.  Right now I am reflecting  … Continue reading

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Fixing a Marriage

“Therefore a man shall leave his father and mother, and shall cleave unto his wife: and they shall be one flesh.” (Gen 2.24). The Big Picture – Overview – Obstacles to Truly Resolving Marital Problems: 1.  A Know-It-All attitude can … Continue reading

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Should Girls Propose Marriage?

Does it really matter who proposes? Should Sally pop the question — ask relectant Tom or quietly wait to be asked to marry? Radical feminist liberation has influenced even Christian decision making. We may well know of cases where the … Continue reading

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Seeking a Mate?: A Wise Prayer

Happy, well adjusted people make the best mates. Unhappy souls tend to export their lack of joy, their pain.   Marriage is not the ultimate vehicle of peace and joy that some falsely perceive. One might have the peace of god … Continue reading

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