Marriage

Danny and Annie's Love Story

“I could write on and on about her.... In my mind, in my heart, there has never been, there is not now, and never will be, another Annie.” If you're anything like me, walking through the grocery store checkout can be depressing. It seems like every day some artist I look up to (or at least up at) is getting a divorce or having an affair....

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Let’s Talk About Sex.
Let's Talk About Sex.

Have you had 'the talk'? Or maybe avoided 'the talk'? Talking about sex and purity is an important and difficult task. Sheila Wray Gregoire has a ton of great tips for people who are wondering how to talk intimacy with their kids. “If you want to be great parents, gross out your kids….You can’t give your child a message on purity and...

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How To Have A Great Marriage
How To Have A Great Marriage

Haven’t we all fantasized about the great skills and qualities our “Mr.” or “Ms. Right” will have in their repertoire? Everyone wants a marriage that lasts a lifetime.  With divorce rates high, even among Christians, how do you build a relationship that goes the distance? Not surprisingly, it all starts with the person you choose to...

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9 Ways to Cheer Up Your Wife
9 Ways to Cheer Up Your Wife

1. Give a small gift?- My wife loves flowers. Buying her flowers (as long as they are not fake) is a foolproof way of cheering her up. Other gifts like her favorite chocolate or a dessert also work. 2. Give a massage?- My wife enjoys foot massages, especially after a day when she’s been on her feet for a long time. She’s very happy whenever...

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I Felt So Alone in My Family
I Felt So Alone in My Family

If you’ve ever felt like you’re the only one carrying your family, Maggie can relate. “Even though I asked Christian to help me with the kids,” she says, “he didn’t respond. He just kept doing his own stuff. Trying to do everything, juggling work and taking care of the kids and home I was overwhelmed.” Christian explains, “I wanted...

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I Proposed With A Goat (She said yes!)
I Proposed With A Goat (She said yes!)

Exactly 5 years ago I asked Olive to marry me. Rather than popping the question with a diamond ring, I planned to propose to her with a goat. It wasn’t a pet goat for her to keep in the yard and take for walks; it was a goat to give away to a family in need. It was what she wanted, and it’s one of the reasons I wanted to spend the rest of

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5 Practical Tips on Learning to Cook
5 Practical Tips on Learning to Cook

I still remember setting the table with my heart pounding and palms sweaty, silently praying that my parents and their friends would genuinely like the food. I was in Grade 8. Making a meal from scratch and serving it to guests was my final project for Home Economics. My grade was dependent on their review. What exactly I served, I can’t recall...

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Real Sex is Not Like the Movies
Real Sex is Not Like the Movies

Call me naive, but when I got married, I did not know much about sex. I grew up in a conservative church where we were taught that sex was reserved for marriage only. I believed that (and still believe the best sex is within marriage), so I tried not to think about it. Idecided I’d keep my virginity until I got married. Actually, I was pretty afraid...

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