How to Save a Marriage… before you need to. [part xvii]

this great marriage-enhancing advice is from a friend of mine, Clint Botha, whose friendship has grown a lot since we both ended up in different countries and went virtual... By no means do I consider myself and Karin some kind of pro married couple (although that would be an awesome competition and/or reality tv show). We have only been at this thing for 6 years and a bit, but these are the things we have [...]

By |2011-11-17T04:40:35+02:00Nov 17th, 2011|love and chocolate, marriage, relationships|2 Comments

How to Save a Marriage… before you need to. [part ix]

my friend Rob takes the advice on how to create a strong marriage thing in a bit of a different direction with this solid advice: Lock the escape hatch and throw away the key. With no way out we are left to work through our challenges together and become the purposed display or shadow of Christ and his bride to the world. On a practical level: - Give yourselves to the process of holiness more [...]

By |2018-12-14T11:21:35+02:00Nov 13th, 2011|love and chocolate, marriage, relationships|4 Comments

How to Save a Marriage… before you need to. [part v]

Continuing the series where I asked a bunch of my friends who I think are in healthy marriages to share a key or two about what they have found helps make their marriage work well: Pray together often. Hug, kiss and say I love you every day. say thank you often, for the little things like taking out the trash - genuinely appreciate each other. one I am especially bad at - really listen without [...]

By |2018-12-14T10:16:59+02:00Nov 10th, 2011|love and chocolate, marriage, relationships|2 Comments

How to Save a Marriage… before you need to. [part i]

if you are a single person, then embrace that, completely. hope to be married if that is your dream, but be absolutely content with where you are and living in it, til the opportunity arises. don't live where you're not. if you are a married person, then embrace that, completely. be content with what you have, while always striving for more. if you are not constantly working at your marriage, then you may soon discover [...]

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