Seven Unexpected Scriptures to Improve Marriage – Kevin A Thompson (Two)


2. “Do nothing from rivalry or conceit, but in humility count others more significant than yourselves.” (Philippians 2.3) This is the passage I most often use during wedding ceremonies.  When a couple disagrees, the great danger is that their communication will devolve because of rivalry or conceit.  If a couple can refuse to turn a… Continue reading Seven Unexpected Scriptures to Improve Marriage – Kevin A Thompson (Two)

Seven Unexpected Scriptures to Improve Marriage – Kevin A Thompson (One)


1.  “Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.” (Matthew 5.3) A healthy marriage starts with humility.  As long as two people understand they do not know everything, they can learn anything.  However, when pride enters the marriage relationship, it begins to divide the couple.  By recognizing our inability, we… Continue reading Seven Unexpected Scriptures to Improve Marriage – Kevin A Thompson (One)

The Father of all Lies


I love you so much.  You have to know that. And I do understand why you are doing this.  Completely – as I said yesterday, I need to completely own this, and take full responsibility for my actions.  I just don’t know how to do that.  Part of the reason I sent you that blog… Continue reading The Father of all Lies

Hubby’s Thoughts…


This is the email I received from hubby yesterday: I’m sorry about last night – believe me when I tell you I know all about the pain of rejection. Since you sent me this mail, which was obviously prompted by you sensing my frustration again, I’ve been giving our sex life a lot of thought… Continue reading Hubby’s Thoughts…

A verse a day – for 40 days (Day 40)


Wisdom – “Above all else, guard your heart, for everything you do flows from it.”  Prov. 4:23 Dear Lord, God, the protector of all who trust in you, without whom nothing is strong, nothing is holy: Increase and multiply upon us your mercy; that, with you as our ruler and guide, we may so pass… Continue reading A verse a day – for 40 days (Day 40)

A verse a day – for 40 days (Day 39)


Value – “A wife of noble character who can find? She is worth far more than rubies.” Prov. 31:10 Dear Lord, I humbly ask you for forgiveness – for all those times that I did not live up to being that wife of noble character, when I was small minded, wanting my own way, wanting… Continue reading A verse a day – for 40 days (Day 39)

A verse a day – for 40 days (Day 38)


Understanding – “Husbands, live with your wives in an understanding way…” 1 Peter 3:7 Dear Lord, I am a complicated person – I find it hard to switch off, to relax, to go after my goals…  help my dear Husband to live with me in an understanding way, help him to accept me for who… Continue reading A verse a day – for 40 days (Day 38)

A verse a day – for 40 days (Day 37)


Trust – “There is no fear in love, but perfect love casts out fear.”  1 John 4:18 Dear Lord, Thank you that I can trust you.  You, who are Lord over all, and creator of all, created me and you love me.  You love me so much that you gave your son for me, that I… Continue reading A verse a day – for 40 days (Day 37)

A verse a day – for 40 days (Day 36)


Thankfulness – “Pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.”  1 Thess. 5:17-18 Dear Lord, Thank you for my life – for all the blessings that you have bestowed upon me.  Thank you for our financial difficulties, because we are learning to trust you and to… Continue reading A verse a day – for 40 days (Day 36)