Unwrapping the Daily Gift of Marriage

Practicing the Art of Thankfulness

Another Christmas has passed. The turkey dinner has been consumed, and the bones lie in ruin in the garbage, disregarded and possibly under-appreciated. In addition, the mystery and excitement of once-colourfully and perfectly decorated Christmas gifts lie torn and unwrapped on the floor. Boxes of chocolates are empty, the candy canes are no more and the […]

Understanding & Managing Stress

Tools to Escaping a Stress-Dominated Culture

Before I met my wife, when I drove, I was a last minute planner. I often would get caught up thinking about other things, then at the last minute, realize I needed to get over into the other lane to turn. I was bold, confident and never thought twice about my driving approach. I always […]

Relationship Maintenance

Charging the Batteries and Changing the Oil

As I drove back from the recreation center close to our new home with my wife, I was reminded how good it felt to get out and exercise and be a part of the community. Loads of books and tests have formed an impenetrable brick wall around me lately, amongst many other life circumstances, and […]

The Dead-End Road of ‘Happily Ever After’

Discovering a Greater Purpose for Your Marriage

Have you ever got wrapped up in a fairytale romance movie? Have you ever wished the movie depicted your life, as the beautiful princess and successful prince ride away into the sunset quietly and calmly living happily ever after with no war and no marital struggle or conflict at all? If we are honest, we […]