That Romantic Atmosphere

On Friday afternoon we went on a bush walk with Byron’s work colleagues. Although we were with other people, we so enjoyed the time together. Walking is remarkably therapeutic for us…

That Romantic Atmosphere2021-06-18T14:20:45+10:00

Why Two is better than One

One of the more popular posts on the SmartLoving blog features Couple Projects. First published in 2014, our search data over the years shows that its title is a common search

Why Two is better than One2021-04-30T13:03:06+10:00

Intentional Relationship

No matter how easy it is to fall in love, staying in love requires attention and effort. Most people drift into love, marriage and family without a whole lot of conscious

Intentional Relationship2020-12-07T09:58:40+11:00

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 Love2021-05-18T13:35:03+10:00

A very grand Advent

It’s Advent again – the season of waiting. This year, our waiting takes on a special focus – we are awaiting the arrival of our first grandchild. Actually, Francine has been

A very grand Advent2020-01-08T19:22:10+11:00

Power and Passion

Christians have a rather unusual perspective on passion. ‘Passion’ Sunday marks the beginning of Holy week and the holiest day in the Church calendar celebrates the ‘passion’ of our Lord. To

Power and Passion2018-09-13T10:30:30+10:00

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

Celebrating Saint Valentine

Bulletin Advertisment A Message for Married Couples on St Valentine's Day God does not call us to mediocrity. God calls us to be a radical witness; to bring alive

Celebrating Saint Valentine2020-02-11T14:02:17+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
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