Making Requests From A Spouse In A Non-irritating Manner
A woman complained bitterly to me sometime ago. In her opinion, her husband has, after a few years of marriage, turned into a hard-hearted man.
Threatening your spouse whether you mean it or not
A certain man and his wife were known to always quarrel to the point that each time they started, the children in the neighbourhood would be mimicking the things the couple said
When your spouse refuses to apologise
We must not assume that our partners will always know when they are wrong. It can really be painful, when you expect an apology from your partner and none comes.
Faithfulness hinges on what we value most, combined with commitment. There is a powerful tendency for humans to remain very faithful to what they believe is highly important
Loving your spouse despite work schedule
Some days ago, I told my wife that we needed to chill out to free our minds from work. In mark 6:31, Jesus said to His disciples after a very hectic season of work “Come away… into a desert place, and rest a while: for there were many coming and going, and they had no…
Communicating better with your spouse - Part 1
One of the greatest, but often ignored challenges marriages face is incessant arguments and quarrels borne out of either a breakdown in communication or the inability to communicate effectively. The marriage that was once sweet, full of courtesy and understanding suddenly becomes a battlefield of words and sometimes of fists. Truth be told, communication doesn’t…
When you are more romantic than your spouse
My wife, Carol grew up in a more romantic environment. Her parents (Bishop Michael and Rev. Rachel Marioghae, now with the Lord) could kiss and hug each other in public, even at old age. Their pet name when translated into English meant “friend.” We still have in our custody a very romantic photograph they took…
Do you still kiss your spouse regularly?
My wife, Carol’s parents were quite romantic, but my parents were not. I never saw my father and my mother hold each other any day or tell each other “I love you.” Not that they were quarrelling. When I look back, it is like my mother would have seriously enjoyed my father being romantic towards…
When you see your spouse as a mistake
The purpose of marriage is first for companionship before other things. But some people are not seeing it that way. The first thing is to have a strong relationship and then other things will follow. Adam and Eve were first together before they were blessed by God. Never see your spouse as a mistake, no…