If you were baking a chocolate cake there would be some key ingredients you would need. Most of those wouldn’t taste good by themselves (except chocolate!).
Recently we were able to get away for a few days on a vacation. It wasn’t long, but it was refreshing individually and maritally.
Keeping love and romance fresh and alive in marriage takes intentionality and thoughtfulness. In the early years of dating, engagement, and marriage the wonder and effort poured into a relationship can seem natural.
We love weddings. Recently we attended the wedding of one of our friends’ son, Peter, and his fiance, Kristen.
A runner focuses ahead in a race, anticipating the finish line. A golfer anticipates where the ball is going. Businesses have plans by which they operate for the future.
How often do the two of you get away for at least one night—just the two of you? We believe taking exclusive time away can be life-giving and inject your marriage with renewed connection and intimacy.
John Stonestreet (@JBStonestreet) said, “The most significant images of marital love are only seen at the end, not the beginning of life together.”
When we were married in 1983 it was nearly 100 degrees outside. Inside the church building, every member of the wedding party (including us!) was dripping with sweat.
Love tells the truth and the truth must be told in love. Do you believe that? Is it true in your marriage?
Ravi Zacharias writes, “Love is hard work. It is the hardest work I know of, work from which you are never entitled to take a vacation.”