Defensiveness can quickly damage a relationship and lead to disconnect, sabotaging True Intimacy that God has designed for marriage. Defensiveness can escalate conflicts, build walls, and separate hearts. Defensiveness is so damaging Dr. John Gottman has named it as one of the “Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse” when it comes to predicting divorce. … More Defensiveness is a Destroyer of Marriage
Are there underlying issues in your life and/or relationships that need attention and intervention before they become dangerous to your health and destroy your relationships? … More Is It Time For A Checkup?
Because we live in a day without absolutes, or should I say a day in which many refuse to believe in absolutes, it is necessary to reiterate basic truths.
Socially, marriage and family serves as a microcosmic indicator of whether a society will succeed or fail. Spiritually, marriage also serves as a similar gauge. The miraculous oneness between a husband and wife is a type of the unity found in the Godhead as well as the relationship between God and the Church. … More Three Marriage Truths You Need Reminded Of
Would you want the Four Horseman of the Apocalypse trampling through your home? The end-times imagery that the Apostle John paints in his Revelation captures the grim effect these destroyers will have on the planet. As one of a few true experts on marriage and relationship, Dr. John Gottman’s 25 years of research has identified some common Destroyers of marriage. He claims a 91% accuracy rate in predicting whether a couple will succeed or fail based on certain criteria. In his book, The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work, he states, “These predictions are not based on my intuition or preconceived notions of what marriage ‘should be’, but on the data I’ve accumulated over years of study.” … More Four Destroyers of Marriage
One famous book proclaims that men and women are such polar opposites that it is like we are aliens coming from different planets – men are from mars and women are from venus! Here is the truth. Men and women are not opposites, they are merely different. There is no need to fear these differences, … More We Aren’t From Different Planets After All
In his seminal work, Touching: The Human Significance of the Skin, Ashley Montagu illuminates how the skin is the most important organ system of the body, because unlike other senses, a human being cannot survive without the physical and behavioral functions performed by the skin. He concludes: “When the need for touch remains unsatisfied, abnormal … More The Power of Touch
2 COR. 3:3 They can see that you are a letter from Christ, written by us. It is not a letter written with pen and ink, but by the Spirit of the living God; not one carved on stone, but in human hearts. TLB Most letters have four parts. Each of those parts have an … More MARRIAGE IS A LOVE LETTER