Last night, I had a bit of a – what shall I call it – tiff with my mother-in-law. It was something small, that escalated, and she came to me to apologise. But, it has bugged me – you see, ever since the huge fight with hubby’s sister, the relationship between his mom and I… Continue reading Intimacy – Humility
I think that one of the hardest things to do in building true intimacy (and let’s face it, all of it can be pretty hard) is to say “I am sorry“. Today, in my gratitude journal, I actually stated that I am grateful for the gift of saying I am sorry. I really don’t have an… Continue reading Intimacy – Saying Sorry!
7. “If you faint in the day of adversity, your strength is small.” (Proverbs 24.10) Marriages fail every day. Without judging any marriage that dissolves, I want a different outcome. I want Jenny and I to build our relationship in such a way that no outside force can negatively influence it. While every day matters,… Continue reading Seven Unexpected Scriptures to Improve Marriage – Kevin A Thompson (Seven)
“Stand at the crossroads and look; ask for the ancient paths, ask where the good way is, and walk in it, and you will find rest for your souls.” (Jeremiah 6.16) In a world fascinated by the newest item, success in marriage is often found by looking for the ancient path. The good thing isn’t… Continue reading Seven Unexpected Scriptures to Improve Marriage – Kevin A Thompson (Four)
3. “Little children, let us not love in word or talk but in deed and in truth.” (1 John 3.18) Talk is important in a relationship. Men especially could do a better job of communicating their emotions and feelings. However, love must be far more than talk. We must demonstrate our love for one another… Continue reading Seven Unexpected Scriptures to Improve Marriage – Kevin A Thompson (Three)
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)
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