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Grace in a Marriage – A Lifetime Commitment to Love– Part 2

by Nancy Connell

(Don’t forget to read part 1 to get the fullness of this article.) In Marriages, life exists. Life will bring problems, situations, circumstances that may be a result of our own actions or at no fault of our own. When a problem has come up in a marriage the first response should not be in […]

Marriage – A Lifetime Commitment to Love– Part 1

by Nancy Connell

What is the definition of marriage? Marriage in the dictionary is defined as:  the legally or formally recognized union of two people as partners in a personal relationship (historically and in some jurisdictions specifically a union between a man and a woman). Marriage in the bible is defined as:     Marriage was instituted by God in […]

Springing Into Restoration In Your Marriage

by Nancy Connell

Spring time is upon us. I would like to challenge you to ponder on the following and reflect on your marriage. When you first met your spouse, a seed of interest was planted. With that seed of interest, you dated and got to know one another. You prepared the soil with conversation and thoughts of […]

What To Do To Seek Forgiveness From Spouse

by Nancy Connell

The last 2 articles we have been talking about breaking the Barriers in Marriage and the 3 Steps to Breaking the Barriers. Because forgiveness is the key ingredient to breaking the barriers, let’s take a deeper look in this article about seeking forgiveness and dealing with if the forgiveness isn’t accept from the spouse. Just […]

Different Ways to Show Your Love

by Nancy Connell

Happy Valentine’s Day Valentine’s Day is upon us once again. The day that many people spend more time thinking and planning to do a little something special for their spouse or loved one. Being a follower of Christ we have been called to walk in Love at all times. Love has many different languages and […]

3 Steps of Barrier Breaking

by Nancy Connell

Have you noticed that there are issues in your marriage and that you seem to keep hitting a brick wall? One of the biggest obstacles in marriage is not being able to admit or see the blockage and that barrier could be within you. Once you have realized you have a barrier in your marriage, […]

Barriers In Marriage

by Nancy Connell

Do you feel like there is something that is blocking love in your marriage? Take a moment and reflect on your own behavior and attitude in your marriage. How do you treat your spouse and what kind of thoughts do you honestly have about that person? If you find that you have any negative feelings, […]

It Is Christmas Time

by Nancy Connell

Christmas time is a time that many families set apart time to come together and show their love one for another. Whether this love is shown by giving a gift or visiting home for the holidays, or even a simple phone call to someone you may not have talked to in a while, the spirit […]

Measure of Thankfulness for Your Spouse

by Nancy Connell

In this season of Thanksgiving and the change of weather and time, it is also a time that we need to reflect upon where our lives are and where they are headed. In this same theme, let us reflect on our marriage and see just where we are at in our marriage. How thankful are […]

Be the change You Want Your Spouse To Be

by Nancy Connell

Everyday comes challenges and changes. In marriages, things seem to be very celebratory in the beginning. Much grace is given to the spouse because the “blindness” to their flaws is still there. In a way it is actually very close to the scripture “Love covers a multitude of sin.” It is not like the flaw […]