Programmed for love or for trouble?

We were recently hosted overnight in the country home of friends. It was a beautiful experience in every way. Our hosts greeted us with warmth, housed us in a tastefully appointed bedroom

Programmed for love or for trouble?2019-11-06T11:05:04+11:00

Four Divorces and a Funeral

If you’re over the age of forty you might recall the 1994 movie “Four Weddings and a Funeral”. While it’s not a particularly memorable movie, the title seems to have an

Four Divorces and a Funeral2019-06-14T10:59:34+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

Incompatible Expectations

I wasn’t Expecting that! Over the last few columns we’ve been exploring how our formation in our family of origin continues to play out throughout our marriages. There are typically three

Incompatible Expectations2019-08-28T16:11:51+10:00

It Takes One to Tango

Many people believe that a good relationship requires equal effort from both husband and wife. And so, if your spouse is unwilling to change or invest more in the marriage then

It Takes One to Tango2019-05-15T11:11:11+10:00

What’s in a name?

More than you might think When Adam was commissioned by God to name all the animals (Gen 2: 19-20), it established an important idea in Judeo-Christian tradition; being able to name

What’s in a name?2018-11-14T15:55:38+11:00

Like Parent, Like Child

The young couple sitting opposite us had been married only a few years. They were experiencing some health challenges, but this is not what brought them to us; they were locked

Like Parent, Like Child2019-08-28T16:04:43+10:00