Posted: March 19th, 2015 | Blog | Comments (0)

By now, I hope it has become clear that marriages stand on the three legs of trust, love and forgiveness. There is however a fourth component that I have found to be essential in order to make a marriage succeed. The final ingredient is -...

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Posted: March 12th, 2015 | Blog | Comments (4)

Marie (absentmindedly singing):“’Cause…I’m all about the bass, ‘bout that bass, no treble. I’m all about the bass—“ Son: “Mom?” Me: “Huh?” Son: “Do you actually know what you’re singing about?” Me: “Uhmmm…???” It is a new era in my Boni...

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Posted: March 5th, 2015 | Blog | Comments (0)

One of the questions I am often asked is, “How can I forgive my spouse who has offended me repeatedly?” That’s a fair question that can only be answered by no less than Jesus Himself. In a conversation about forgiveness, here was Jesus’...

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Posted: February 26th, 2015 | Blog | Comments (1)

Freedom is rooted in love. Hence the freedoms we enjoy are rooted in love. Here are two examples: A father who loves his wife and children would want to provide for them. So the free food, clothing and shelter that his family enjoys are...

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Posted: February 19th, 2015 | Blog | Comments (0)

There’s a piece of reality which most people try to romanticize in order to veer away from: the reality that there is no such thing as a perfect person, let alone a perfect partner. Given that reality, what marriage actually does is to join...

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Posted: February 12th, 2015 | Blog | Comments (0)

There is a saying that goes “not forgiving is like drinking poison and expecting the other person to die.” This is true for all relationships, most especially marriage. For nothing kills a marriage faster than an unforgiving spouse. This is...

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Posted: February 5th, 2015 | Blog | Comments (8)

Ah February, the time when "love" is in the air and the prices of flowers skyrocket. Through the insistent, popular demand of my fan club of 1, (my hubby Joey), I'm back with my views on "This Thing called L.O.V.E." . . . When Joey and...

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Posted: January 29th, 2015 | Blog | Comments (2)

Last week, I wrote that there was but one fruit of the Spirit (love) and from it sprung several, specific characteristics. Here is a recap of those characteristics: “But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness,...

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Posted: January 22nd, 2015 | Blog | Comments (3)

This week I am resuming “The One Lesson That Changed My Marriage” series and proceeding to where I last left off, the topic of love. Even after many years of being married, I have often wondered to myself why I am not exactly the most...

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Posted: January 15th, 2015 | Blog | Comments (14)

My wife Marie does not write very often, and she should, she is a much better writer than I am. At the start of this year she posted this article that I felt was worth posting to help us end the issues of the past year and have a great start...

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