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Category Archives: Marriage

eZine #74: Marriage: The Love Formula

October eZine: Marriage: The Love Formula Featured Article: The Love Formula As the years go by, without the right attention, it’s not uncommon for a marital relationship to begin to waver—as in...

eZine #72 | Facing Temptation In Your Life

August eZine: Facing Temptation in your Life Featured Article: Facing Temptation in your Life At the core, temptation is an unhealthy draw or an unholy desire toward something that we know is...

Facing Temptation in Your Life

She came to me. Early twenties. Broken, confused and defeated. Why? She had repeatedly given in to the draw of being sexually intimate with her soon-to-be fiancé. She knew it was...

eZine #69 | The Downward Spiral of Worry

May eZine: The Downward Spiral of Worry We are in a season that understandably spawns worry. Frequent media coverage incessantly repeating unnerving words like world-wide pandemic, infectious disease, death tolls, quarantine,...

Social Distancing or Social Exclusiveness

How Forced Changes of COVID-19 Can Improve Your Family Our current health crisis has called for social distancing. We are to stay away from others… 6 feet away! We are to...

eZine #67 | The Role Of A Lifetime Valentine

February eZine: The Role Of A Lifetime Valentine 5 Roles of a Lifetime Valentine What is a lifetime valentine? For me, it’s synonymous with success in marriage. It is best described...

eZine #65: What To Teach Your Kids This Christmas

December eZine: What To Teach Your Kids This Christmas I’m the out-spoken “Merry Christmas” guy in a world where it’s not politically correct. It’s my part of the fight. Though Season’s...

Marriage: The Power Of A Full-On Apology

To keep any relationship strong, it is as much about how well you forgive as it is how well you love. The apology-forgiveness cycle is one of the hardest skills to...

eZine #64: What’s Your Cell Phone Doing for You?

November eZine: Digital Delight or Distraction—What’s your cell phone doing for you? Notifications nudge us every minute. Each beep, squawk, buzz and vibration on our device beckons us to return to...

eZine #63: Lifting Up Others

October eZine: Lifting Up Others—Up Close and Personal Tips on Being an Encourager To ENCOURAGE by definition means to give support, to foster confidence and to bring hope. The breadth of its current...

Marriage: The Kite & The Blender

The Kite & The Blender: Approach Extremes to Stress and Conflict The kite and the blender. To be honest, I see a lot of this between couples. Often, these two extreme...

Marriage: Preventing Your Own Divorce

Preventing Your Own Divorce: The Soft Heart Approach   “I have yet to see a marriage fall apart where both hearts are soft toward God." Let it sink in. Then, read it again....

eZine #62: The Journey Beyond Anxiety and Worry

September eZine: Fear is a Liar—The Journey Beyond a Life of Worry September can be a time of great change for many. Kids heading back to school, families facing busier schedules, and...

Podcast 129: Intimacy Roadblock: Overcoming Sexual Barriers in Marriage

Podcast 129: Intimacy Roadblock: Overcoming Sexual Barriers in Marriage Dr. Dave Currie shares practical tips and a helpful perspective to help couples face the many challenges encountered in the bedroom, and...

Journey Beyond Anxiety and a Life of Worry

Fear is a Liar: The Journey Beyond a Life of Worry Fear immobilizes countless people. Many lives are riddled with some form of incessant worry, heightened anxiety or foreboding dread. Fear can...