For Better or For Worse

For Better or For Worse

When my daughter was four, she asked me out of the blue, “Mommy, why do you love talking to Daddy so much and why does Daddy love talking to you so much?” I told her I married my best friend. On my wedding day, I took it for granted that I was marrying a...
When Illness Strikes

When Illness Strikes

It was August 6th of 2000 when late that evening, unable to sleep, I found myself kneeling before the chair in my bedroom crying out to the Lord.  “God, please protect and heal my husband.” My heart constricted as I thought of our four children who needed their...

16 Ways to Prioritize Your Marriage

When my oldest two children started kindergarten and second grade, they learned the word “divorce.”  I knew they were going to learn words like this, but I was still sad I had to explain the meaning.  Like most other families, we have divorced couples in our extended...

Nurturing Your Marriage Through Trials

by Katie Fruge This summer my husband and I officially began working on our 10th year of marriage. In some ways I am amazed because I still feel like the newlywed 21-year-old returning home from the dream-like honeymoon with her husband, ready to take on the world! In...

Leave, Cleave and Weave

by Dianne Dougharty She was a 20 year old mother of three, ages three and under, having left family and all that was familiar to support her young husband in his desire to pursue a college education. They lived in the Tony Sudekum Housing Project in Nashville,...

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