“Marriage can become a favorable funnel to direct God’s presence into your daily life.” ~ Gary Thomas, Sacred Marriage An Emotional Escalator One tough day several months ago, Andy and I scattered disputes and disagreements around like kids strew Legos over the living room floor.
True Christian marriage is an offer, not a request. ~ Gary Thomas Today’s “Me First” Culture Living in a world that focuses on a “Me first” mentality encourages people to vie for power, position, and possessions.
Chapters 9 and 10 of Sacred Marriage are entitled Sacred Struggle, Embracing the Difficulty in Order to Build Character and Falling Forward, Marriage Teaches Us to Forgive.
Chapters 7 and 8 of Sacred Marriage are entitled How Marriage Exposes Our Sin and Building the Spiritual Discipline of Perseverance.
This weeks’ reading covers Chapters 5 and 6 as we look at: Marriage Teaches Us to Respect and Good Marriage Can Foster Good Prayer.
In Chapters 3 and 4 of Sacred Marriage, Gary Thomas writes about Finding God in Marriage and How Marriage Teaches Us to Love.
We begin our seven-week series on Sacred Marriage by Gary Thomas with Chapters 1 and 2. Today, I have chosen to write about expectations and selfishness.
Eight years ago when Andy and I exchanged our wedding vows on the June shores of Snow Pond, we pledged to pursue a Christ-centered marriage.
Dear Andy, I read another couple’s love letters this week. Their intimacy basked between the lines of their blog posts, like two lovers savoring skin-on-skin between fresh sheets.
While everyone seems to be writing about making beds, I needed to unmake mine. I knew it was time. My days had no bookends – no stopping point or resting ground.