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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The Last Christmas Before The Divorce
The Last Christmas Before The Divorce

[caption id="attachment_46044" align="alignleft" width="290"] Are you facing a divorce? Talk to someone who's been there. Our mentors are always here for you. Click to request a mentor.[/caption] I will never forget the Christmas party where I witnessed a family being torn apart. Everything appeared fun and festive until my friend’s mom asked...

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A Man’s Take on Why Feelings Matter
A Man's Take on Why Feelings Matter

We live in a culture that inoculates men against their feelings. They grow up learning to develop thick, protective skin over their emotions. They may have a father tell them to “Just be tough” or chide them because “Boys don’t cry.” In a moment of vulnerability in grade school, they may hear someone say, “He’s such a cry baby!” As...

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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 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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