Heart of the matter

Learning to Love III

An Interview with Mrs. Margaret Sackey –a marriage counsellor (continued from last week) Her take on love in marriages?  In the first few years of marriage, especially for those who marry in their twenties and thirties, the focus is on physical intimacy, attraction etc. However as you grow older, the focus shifts from just the...

Learning to Love II

An interview with Mrs. Margaret Mensah - a marriage counsellor Continued from last week Jesus in the Boat Meg's newfound relationship with Christ marked a new chapter in her life. She became committed to church activities. Some years after accepting Christ, she went into full-time Christian ministry. Her work involved encouraging people going through difficult moments, speaking...

Learning to Love I

We all marry with the best of expectations for our marriages. However some marriages go sour along the way; this may be because one partner becomes uncommitted to the union. What do you do when that happens? Let's read on to glean some insights from Margaret's story. An interview with Mrs. Margaret Mensah  (a...

Enjoying Life Together

Husbands, likewise, dwell with them with understanding, giving honour to the wife, as to the weaker vessel, and as being heirs together of the grace of life, that your prayers may not be hindered. 1 Peter 3:7 NKJV How can a couple enjoy life together? The Bible gives blueprints on how this can be achieved....

A Letter to my Fellow Women – Have you Had your Adjustment (II)?

Dear woman, I am writing this letter to you because I walk the same path that you do. As they say, marriage is the only institution where you are awarded a certificate before the exam. Some of you reading this letter, have already received this certificate and are in various stages of answering the examination questions....

Cherish!

Gary Thomas in his book 'Cherish' speaks of how we can move our marriages to the next level by 'cherishing' our spouses. According to him, the phrase,'familiarity breeds contempt' should scare everyone because there's no relationship that gets more familiar than marriage. We can however counter this by choosing to cherish our spouses. ...

Growing together

Ephesians 4: 15, 16 Instead, we will speak the truth in love, growing in every way more and more like Christ, who is the head of His body, the church. He makes the whole body fit together perfectly, as each part does its own special work, it helps the other parts grow, so...