Hear Me, Touch Me, Know Me

In relationships, the word ‘intimacy’ is often used as a euphemism for sex, but this is a very narrow and impoverished view. Some people have suggested that the meaning is better

Hear Me, Touch Me, Know Me2019-05-15T11:06:37+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

The Power of Ritual

Some years ago, we attended a Smart Marriages conference in the United States. One of the most memorable inputs was from Dr Bill Doherty, a family therapist and author. Over dinner,

The Power of Ritual2020-01-07T19:54:58+11:00

Stop Whining Already!

It might not be official church teaching, but the admonishment against complainers got as close as it’s possible to get when Pope Francis recently posted this notice on his residential door.

Stop Whining Already!2018-03-16T15:43:25+11:00

The Power of Ritual

Routines are enormously useful in keeping our lives purposeful and organized. For those of us with children, routines are more than useful – they can be a life saver; without routines, family

The Power of Ritual2016-06-22T17:13:21+10:00

Empathetic Listening

You can't be a good communicator without being a superlative listener. Ron and Kathy Feher discuss how couples can learn to listen like a professional and enhance their connection.

Empathetic Listening2017-11-29T13:51:05+11:00

Intentional Intercourse

All natural fertility methods require the couple to abstain from sexual intercourse during the time of combined fertility if they wish to avoid pregnancy.

Intentional Intercourse2016-11-03T10:49:03+11:00

Recommended Reading – Topic: Sex

There are a number of excellent resources available, however some lack the insight of the Christian perspective. In whatever you read, measure the content against the teachings of the Church and

Recommended Reading – Topic: Sex2020-01-21T12:09:12+11:00