Marriage

Intentional Intimacy

My friend and I were trying to figure our men out. We had each been married five years and each had two young children. We missed the spontaneous intimacy of our pre-children days early…

Peaceable Living

During those early years as a mother of four, I found that just managing the daily parenting and basic household routines required discipline and strength that went beyond my natural…

Do You Need Grace in Your Marriage?

Do you need grace in your marriage? I do. Lately I’ve realized how easy it is for me to get irritated or frustrated over the smallest things that my husband,…

I Still Do

As I stood there in my white strapless gown across from the handsome boy I’d been dating for years, it was easy and effortless to say “I do.” We were…

The Indispensable Dad

Have you ever thought about the importance of a father? Though most of the time it’s mom who spends more hours with the children, there is no one who can replace dad.

I Still Do

Editor’s note: This article was adapted from the story of a woman who attended one of FamilyLife’s I Still Do™ events between 1999-2002. Soon after my wedding day, I began…

Marriage in Turmoil?

My husband struggles with workaholism, a time-stealing beast he continuously tries to tame. As his loving wife I have to do my very best to support him by praying for him…

Add the “D-Word” to the List of Four-Letter Words

My 11-year-old son chastised me the other day. A car was driving very erratically in front of us on the road, and I blurted out, “What the ____ are they…

My Mature Mom Moment

Rachel, my daughter with autism, adheres to routine. Her favorite activity is riding the school bus, which is not available on Saturdays. She didn’t get the memo. At 3 a.m.,…

I Rented A Car To Protect My Marriage

I’m passionate about my marriage. There’s nothing I wouldn’t do to protect it. Recently, this meant renting a car and driving to the Philadelphia airport by myself. It all started…

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