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Category Archives: Companionship

eZine #35 The Secrets of Happy Camper Dating

  Dating! There is a secret to it that you may not know about!   Lets talk about DATING for a moment – and yes this topic and concept does apply...

Marriage: Creating Wise Digital Boundaries

Digital Delirium Part 2: Creating Wise Digital Boundaries for Your Marriage Unchecked digital habits are sucking the life out of too many marriages. I’m talking about all the time, energy and attention...

Marriage: Good News About Marriage!

Keep Calm and Carry On: The Good News about Marriage! Winston Churchill’s tenacious spirit was undoubtedly what inspired the British government to produce this famous morale-boosting poster from World War II “Keep...

Podcast 068: Putting Your Spouse First and Foremost

Podcast 68: Putting Your Spouse First and Foremost Kids – the squeakiest wheel – often get the grease! They get all our attention. What happens to the marriage? Couples need to...

Marriage: Are Electronic Devices Anti-Marriage?

Digital Delirium Part 1: Are Electronic Devices Anti-Marriage? Between my cellphone, iPad and laptop, digital technology has made my life better. I can do life faster and more efficiently. I depend on...

eZine #33-What does God say about sex?

I’m not sure if you have these kinds of posts have come up one your Facebook feed but there have been a lot of negative comments made by “good Christian” young...

Dr. Dave Currie: What I Learned about Life from Climbing Mount Baker

Summiting Mt. Baker in early July this year was “epic” for me. That became our team’s catchword of the day. My adult children had decided to give my Mt. Baker dream...

Podcast 067: Money in the First Five Years of Marriage

Money Matters: The First Five Years of Marriage To help young couples build their marriage on wise financial principles. Common Pitfalls to avoid. Great help for couples getting married. Guests: Brad...

eZine #31: Preparing For and Facing the Empty Nest

Facing the Empty Nest: Preparing and Responding for When Your Kids Leave Home I'm still in the stage of life where, if I come home and it's quiet, I am excited...

Marriage: The 6 Laws of Attraction—Are You Fun to Live With?

Are You Fun to Live With? That’s a rather gutsy question to ask yourself. If you are not sure how you’d answer or what the truth might be, you can always...

Marriage: A Powerful Question to Ask Your Spouse

A Powerful Question in Marriage: How Are You Doing? Talking to a newlywed the other day, I was asked; “What advice do you have for me?” I figured the best option...

Podcast 064: What Happens When the Butterflies of Love Die?

What Happens When the Butterflies of Love Die? How do you sort through and overcome the loss of that ‘loving feeling’. What to do when the honeymoon feeling fades? Does it...

eZine #29: 4 Moments that Matter and Strengthen Your Marriage

Moments that Matter: Leave the Camera Behind Dave and Donalyn recently returned from a trip to Israel, but Donalyn didn't take any pictures?!...(Read more)

Marriage: Like a Diamond for the World to See

I love marriage—for a different reason than you might think. One of my favourite things about marriage is the incredible illustration it represents of the power of Jesus’ relationship with us,...

Podcast 063: Myths About Marriage and Divorce

The Good News about Marriage: Debunking the Discouraging Myths about Marriage and Divorce We celebrate as we clarify that the commonly understood divorce stats are WRONG! Hear Dr. Dave apologize!!! Marriage...