The Man Sitting Next to Me

Dear God, Make Them Love Me…

Carole loved her estranged husband so much that she would do just about anything for him and he knew this. She was happy to settle for a man who agreed to still call her once a day so long as she didn’t interfere with his new relationship with another woman. She...

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Keeping faith

Malachi 2:15 - Has not the Lord made [husband and wife] one? In flesh and spirit they are his. And why one? Because he was seeking godly offspring. So guard yourself in your spirit, and do not break faith with the wife of your youth. (NIV)My mom suffered from...

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No Other Options

The first five years of marriage for my wife and me were very tough. We had hurt each other so severely that it seemed impossible to salvage the loving relationship we once had.Only one thing kept us together. We both knew God had ordained our marriage. Therefore we...

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The Knock

His gorgeous silver hair shimmered against the hospital pillow. He instinctively opened his eyes as I walked in. I had flown from California to Texas, where he lived. He gave me a big smile, hugging me, lightly. He asked how we were, and if I needed anything. Here he...

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Missing the Signs

Long before l married, I knew the importance of reading the signs of your spouse. Wise is the man who learns the nonverbal language of his wife, who notes the nod and discerns the gestures. It's not just what is said, but how. It's not just how, but when. It's not...

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