Monday, June 17, 2024

I’ve got the joy

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Content note: This story concerns miscarriage. Ayear ago, we knew we needed joy. Now we know only God produces it. As 2021 ended, my wife and I...

Help! We’re surrounded

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We live surrounded by tablets, smart phones, smart watches and smart TVs. Screens are increasingly unavoidable, and in a recent survey, 84 percent of...

Reluctant enthusiast

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When this middle-aged mom of four teenage girls wants to stay in bed just a few minutes longer, I unlock the screen to my...

Hand in hand

Three married couples from our Mennonite Brethren family respond to questions about life together. Their candid answers offer a glimpse into the  realities of...

Marriage is a subversive act

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In Christian marriage two people do the unthinkable: they declare, in a society where nothing is forever, that they commit themselves to each other for life. Marriage in our society has become a commodity. It has become a device to...

Marriage is like a scissors

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My wife and I recently visited with a woman whose wedding ceremony I conducted some 20 years ago. As we talked, she said, “During our...

Love, differences and marriage

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As a beginning therapist I was energized by the opportunity to support meaningful relationship growth but also helpless through numerous episodes of miscommunication and...

Healing raw spots

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A high percentage of couples I counsel say they need to learn communication skills. However, they seem to communicate with me just fine! Proverbs 18:14...