Thirteen Marriage Lessons

In less than one week, Keith and I will have been married for thirteen years. In some circles, this seems like only a matter of days, but in others, we win the “Longest Married Award” by far. We may barely be in our forties, but having over a decade of marriage under our belts, we’ve learned a thing or two. So today, I present thirteen lessons from thirteen years of marriage! … [Read more...]

Marriage And Friendship – Practical Tips for Becoming Your Spouse’s BFF

Becoming Best Friends with your Husband - Practical Tips for Turning your Marriage into your Best Friendship - From Shirley at Satisfaction Through Christ

Yesterday we chatted about Ruth - it reminded me of how much I love her story! - but it also brought to light a basic fact about marriage. Marriage is easier, and more worthwhile, when you have friendship with your spouse. After all who wants to go on weekend getaways with a grouch they can't stand, let alone face the day to day challenges that face every marriage? If you … [Read more...]

A New Attitude for a Strong Marriage

Did you know that the Book of Ruth teaches us a lesson about marriage long before she meets Boaz? Come learn about the crucial foundation of friendship that can strengthen your marriage! From Shirley @ Satisfaction Through Christ

We all know (and love!) the story of the Book of Ruth. Sweet, faithful Ruth, whose life seems over before it barely gets started, is given the joy of a husband and son. But did you know that the Book of Ruth teaches us a crucial lesson about marriage before Ruth even lays eyes on her future husband, Boaz? Perhaps you'll recognize this quote, "Do not urge me to leave you, or … [Read more...]

3 Important Words You Should Say to Your Husband Daily

This small phrase is one of the best things you could say to your husband daily! He needs to hear it - through your words, actions, and love. Here you'll find six ways to communicate these three words everyday! Be intentional about growing your marriage today.

In that moment, I knew he needed nothing more than to hear the words “I choose you.” I missed home, my family, my friends, and my routine. I was insecure and unsure. I needed comfort and encouragement to enjoy this time in our lives. But the most important thing for my husband to know in this one particular moment was that I chose him, continue to choose him, and … [Read more...]

Playing Together – Board Games for Couples

My husband and I love the chance to take a date night, but we also love dating at home! We're dishing on our favorite board games so you can try it too! From Shirley @ Satisfaction Through Christ

My husband Paul, and I adore spending time together and we love a good date night. But we're not so crazy about crowds, distractions, and expensive venues and restaurants with odd menus. Suffice it to say, our favorite date nights are the ones we've had at home! We've come up with some really creative at home date nights over the years, but our all-time favorite is staying home … [Read more...]