Today I would like to share some tips that my husband, Kendall, and I are working on putting into practice in our marriage. Perhaps you have a good relationship and these tips will make it even better. Or maybe your marriage is dying a slow death and your relationship needs a major overhaul. I highly…

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Bill & Pam Farrel shared some important reminders with us about resolving conflict with our spouse: Women tend to confront issues while men tend to bury issues Couples who can identify the real issues can grow closer Emotions follow decisions Decide AHEAD of time how you will deal with conflict! Hold hands when you argue!…

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Jeff and Lori Harmon shared a session about, “Fighting for the BEST in your Marriage,” at the NAME Conference in November. Here is some of the information they shared: Scriptures: Genesis 2:24; Genesis 3:1; John 8:44; John 10:10 God is the one who processes us to make the two into one. God is with us.…

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Yesterday at church we celebrated two marriages which have stood the test of time. One couple has been married for 53 years. The other couple celebrated 63 years of marriage. Have you ever wondered why some marriages fail while others thrive? Here’s some more information that Bill and Pam Farrel shared about lasting marriages at…

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“The right amount of stress allows you to be everything God created you to be. We need to keep stress at a level to be productive.” Bill & Pam Farrel The following information was shared by Bill & Pam Farrel at the 2014 NAME Marriage Conference. Women de-stress by talking things out (Stress = like…

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The choice is always yours - conflict or connect. Quote from Bill and Pam Farrel

This past week, my husband and I had the opportunity to attend the NAME Marriage Conference in Edmonton. In the next few weeks I’ll be sharing some of the nuggets of wisdom that were shared at the conference. Bill and Pam Farrel shared with candor and humor. Their first session was about how we relate…

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My husband and I recently celebrated our 22nd wedding anniversary. (The above picture shows some of the roses my husband bought for me as part of our celebration.) For some people twenty-two years seems like a very long time. For others, we’re just getting started. I’ve been reminded lately that we are still two very…

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My grandfather used to say, “If you marry the right person, there’s nothing like it; and if you marry the wrong person, there’s nothing like it.” Here are some other quotes I found on marriage: “A successful marriage requires falling in love many times with the same person.” Mignon McLaughlin “It is not a lack…

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