From Valentine to Valen-TIME

With Valentine’s day approaching, couples everywhere are looking for ways to mark the day with romance. From love-struck dating couples to couples stressed out with kids, every one of us struggles

From Valentine to Valen-TIME2020-02-13T18:30:08+11:00

What’s in a vow?

Earlier this week we had a ‘date night’ at West Side Story. We thoroughly enjoyed the evening even though we had seen it before in a youth group version. This time,

What’s in a vow?2020-01-03T16:51:44+11:00

Investment in Marriage

Anything worth having is never free. As Francine and I raced around on a typical Saturday afternoon we found ourselves at the local shopping village together.  Never one to waste the

Investment in Marriage2019-05-15T10:32:35+10:00

Resurrecting Our Marriages

Easter Sunday is the greatest celebration in the Christian calendar because we celebrate the triumph of Christ’s redemption of humanity. We celebrate this day as an important day in our faith

Resurrecting Our Marriages2019-05-15T10:33:04+10:00

Sleep Deprivation

Sleeping our way to a successful marriage Our granddaughter is three months old. She is pure delight and we are loving being Nonnina and Nonno. Naturally her parents are experiencing the

Sleep Deprivation2019-05-15T10:34:41+10:00

A marriage of contention

What seems hard in marriage is often doing us good A few weeks ago, we were invited to attend an event featuring Jordan Peterson. Curious to see this Canadian psychologist and

A marriage of contention2019-05-15T10:39:33+10:00

Kicking the Bucket List

Some thirty years ago, before ‘Bucket Lists’ were even a thing, we came across an advertisement for The Maldives in a wedding magazine. We were engaged at the time and we

Kicking the Bucket List2019-05-15T10:40:58+10:00

The Smarter Way to Love

Falling in love is easy. Staying in love requires a conscious decision and focused investment. Loving the Smart way is easy when you know how. Our romance was a whirlwind of

The Smarter Way to Love2020-01-29T11:30:36+11:00

Spiritual intimacy shouldn’t be taboo

Religious practice and spiritual belief is often a point of difference for couples, especially if they come from different religious traditions. But having religious differences should never be a reason for

Spiritual intimacy shouldn’t be taboo2018-01-24T14:23:33+11:00