Love Connects

Love Connects

If you ask people what has been most difficult about the pandemic, many will tell you about how isolated they feel – especially from those they love. One of my friends lost his elderly mother around Christmas. The fact that he had only been...

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The With-God Replay

The With-God Replay

The With-God Replay is one of our favorite practices to help couples grow. This practice is a variation of an ancient exercise called the Daily Examen. It is designed to help us notice what God is doing in us by reviewing the last day or week or...

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It’s Good Inside The Circle

It’s Good Inside The Circle

Why do you love your marriage? What is it about your marriage circle that brings you joy and security – even on the days when your world is in crisis? If we’re right that your marriage circle is modeled after God’s circle of the Father, Son...

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Why Your Marriage Is Sacred

Why Your Marriage Is Sacred

What if you want connection not just because your brain is wired for it but because it’s who you were created to be?  Psychologists tell us about our deep longing for connection in Attachment Theory. An evolutionary biologist might explain that...

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Is This As Good As It Gets?

Is This As Good As It Gets?

This is our wedding day This is the promise that we’ll stay Through the long descriptive passages Where we don’t know what to say -Book of Your Heart (U2) Sam’s Meh Morning It came out near the end of breakfast. I had been...

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What God Has To Do With Marriage

What God Has To Do With Marriage

A Misunderstanding in the Men’s Room The question came at me in an unexpected time and place. I was standing in the men’s room at a church gathering, washing my hands. I didn’t know the guy at the sink next to me and hadn’t really thought...

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