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On a Scale of 1-10, How Would You Rate Your Marriage?

A good friend recently shared with me a phrase that her husband, Joe, who is a marriage counselor, regularly says to his clients, “there is nothing more powerful than a good marriage, and there is nothing more damaging than a bad one.” Typically, most marriages start out good, but somewhere along the journey, frequently when […]


Is Your Marriage Worth Fighting For?

In marriage, two imperfect people learn how to become one by the grace of God. Kathleen reflects on the “hard work” of marriage and the choices – such as vulnerability, communication, and sacrifice – she makes to fight for her marriage.


What Are You Thankful for in Your Spouse?

Thanksgiving is the perfect opportunity to express gratitude for your spouse. Kathleen reflects on a particular Thanksgiving tradition with her husband and how powerful it has been for their love.


5 Tips for Improving Marital Listening Skills

What do parasailing and marriage have in common? Find out from Kathleen in this week’s blog offering five tips for married couples to improve their listening and communication skills.


6 Ways to Keep the Flame of Marital Love Alive

Marital love is like a fire, Kathleen writes – it’s powerful, but must be tended to intentionally, with care and effort. Here are 6 steps to help you stroke the fire of love, intimacy, and fidelity in your marriage.


I Want to Grow Old With You

Marriage is meant to last a lifetime, “til death do us part.” Inspired by the love of an older couple at her church, Kathleen reflects on the priceless gift of growing old with her husband.


I Am Sorry – Sincerely

Pope Francis has stressed the importance of husbands and wives saying “I’m sorry.” Kathleen reflects on the healing and strengthening power of asking for forgiveness in her marriage.


The Power of a Couple Holy Hour

For nearly every week of their married life, Kathleen and Troy have made a Holy Hour as a couple, even when physically separated by distance. Kathleen reflects on the abundance of graces she and her family have received through intentional time spent with our Lord in prayer.


The Marital Dance

Kathleen, a former dancer, reflects on how marriage and dancing are similar. Just as each partner in a dance has a particular role and specific strengths, so it is with each spouse in a marriage covenant – and both have to work as a team to make the dance beautiful.


It is the Small Things Done with Great Love that Build a Strong Marriage

In the midst of married life, Kathleen is inspired by the words of Mother Teresa, “do small things with great love.” It is the little, selfless acts of love, Kathleen notes, that strengthen married life.


The “Weight of Love”: An Image for Authentic Love from St. John Paul II

A play by Karol Wojtyla (later St. John Paul II) shows the “weight” of married love through the image of a divine Jeweler and a couple’s wedding rings.


A Love Letter to My Beloved

The romance of love letters has not extinguished, even with the growth of technology. Kathleen shares an intimate love letter she wrote to her husband that reflects on the beauty of the marital covenant and sacrificial love of married life.


Do You Have Marriage Insurance?

We insure material possessions; it’s even more important to invest in a marital insurance policy. Blogger Kathleen has some practical suggestions for couples to protect and strengthen the marital commitment.


Where is your marriage headed? Setting goals in 2017

The New Year is a great time to make goals – how about goals for your marriage, too? Kathleen gives insight on how to make this a marriage-enriching experience.


You Have to Work at It, But Marriage is Worth It!

Marriage is not always an easy vocation. Kathleen reflects on the necessity of working hard, with God’s grace, every day in marriage to fulfill His call to reflect His love.


Till Death Do Us Part

Marriage is a commitment that lasts for a lifetime, “till death do us part.” Through witnessing the grief and faith of a close friend, blogger Kathleen reflects on her own marriage vows and the gift of the Sacrament of Marriage.


Cast Your Net Deep

A sailing date on Lake Michigan prompts Kathleen to reflect on the exciting growth that can take place in marriage when a couple goes deep into God’s design for married life.


Take 15 Minutes Each Day For Your Spouse

Investing time in your marriage leads to a happier marriage. Kathleen gives some advice on how to make it happen.


Mercy in Marriage

In her most recent post, blogger Kathleen reflects on the unconditional love and mercy that God has for us. Read more to learn how marital love resembles Christ’s love for the world.


Marital Love Is Like Fine Wine- It Gets Better With Time

In her new blog post, Kathleen reminds readers of Christ’s constant presence in marriages. She compares marital love to her family vineyard, explaining that marriages are the fruit, and Christ the vine. Read more for Kathleen’s reflections on married and divine love.


How To Keep Your Marriage Close When Travel Pulls You Apart

Kathleen’s husband Troy travels for about 60% of his job. Here are six tried-and-true tips of how they keep their marriage strong even when they’re apart for much of the time.


Sacrificial Love

In sacrificing for one another in marriage, writes Kathleen, we become holy.


The Marital Dance

Kathleen reflects on her experience with her husband Troy of learning how to dance – in marriage. Requiring hard work and acute awareness of the other, Kathleen delights in the rhythm of marital life.


Does Your Marriage Produce Good Fruit?

Marriage grows out of the love of the two spouses, which must be rooted in Christ. Find out how weeds can spring up around your marriage and the importance of nurturing your married love.


Do you date your spouse?

New bloggers Kathleen and Troy write about the importance of date nights for married couples and how they keep the “Tabor vision” of your spouse alive.


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