It just may be ...

Read Time: 53 secsIt just may be ...Your spouse is asking a million questions for clarity, not to be negativeYour mate had a perfectly good reason for coming home lateThe way your mate sees the situation is not wrong after allFear of disconnecti...

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Oct 07, 2020
Blah, blah, blah - my spouse wont' stop talking

Read Time: 1 min, 35 secsPaul sent me this email, and thought I'd make the response public:Kevin, I struggle in my marriage with communication. My wife is a talker and Iā€™m the opposite. So often my wife will mention the same topics in multiple c...

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Oct 06, 2020
You marriage won't heal if this is missing

Read Time: 1 min, 8 secsThis morning I received a request from my friend, Walt. He said he needed to have the "money conversation" with his wife, Brenda, and wanted me to pray for him/it/them.Generally speaking, the conversation has to do with h...

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Oct 05, 2020
Try this the next time you get angry šŸ˜”

Read Time: 1 min, 17 secsHave you ever struggled to find something?You looked under this and behind that only to come away disappointed because you couldn't find what you're searching for.Feeling helpless, you called someone to help you look, an...

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Oct 05, 2020
Don't ask me why

Read Time: 1 min, 53 secsWhy does my wife always ask, "Why?"Why does it bother me so much?Why did I just ask you two "Why?" questions, and it didn't bother me at all?!?- - - - - -Cetelia and I went walking about an hour ago, and the following wa...

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Oct 04, 2020
The ultimate marriage medicine

Read Time: 58 secsCetelia and I are going through a pretty stressful time right now (who's not, right?). We're in the midst of work and the kids' school and sports schedule, we've started a new business.Oh yeah, we're also moving in 15 days.Ther...

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Oct 03, 2020
Unsolvable marriage problems šŸ˜³

Read Time: 50 secsSome problems don't go away.No matter how much money you throw at them, no matter how much you discuss them, no matter how much you pray about them, and no matter how much you will them to disappear, some problems just don't go...

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Oct 01, 2020
We made it! šŸ„³šŸ¤©šŸ˜Š

Read Time: 32 secsTwenty-three days ago we collectively began a challenge to do something difficult .... something that would pull us out of our comfort zone and be a sacrifice.For me, it was sending an email to you every day. It may seem like a...

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Oct 01, 2020
Did you see the debate?

Read Time: 25 secsDid you see Tuesday night's debate?It featured:name-callingpersonal insultsfamily attacksinterruptingfalsehoodsexaggerationsavoiding the issue at handnot listeningAnd that was all in the first 10 minutes! šŸ˜‚ No matter who you pl...

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Sep 30, 2020
The question you're thinking

Read Time: 1 min, 41 secsCetelia and I first started working with couples in 2001 when I began pastoring. We took it up a notch in 2009 when we started Marriage Works!While no one has asked me this particular question, I know it has been in the...

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Sep 29, 2020