Marriage Mission Statement

Have you and your spouse ever taken time to create a mission statement for your marriage? A mission statement communicates to others what you are about and where you are going. It expresses your core values regarding God, your spouse and your children. Not only does it establish a tone for your marriage today, but maybe more importantly, it is a declaration of where you want your family to be in the future.

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Friendship in Marriage

Once my wife Lynne and I started dating, we quickly became friends. Now being married for 34 years, I can confidently say we are still best friends. We have worked alongside each other for over 25 years throughout our marriage and even today, Lynne's office is less than 15 feet from mine. While I do consider our relationship as special, I don't believe we are more special than any other married couple. We are simply intentional at working to maintain our friendship. 

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Knowing Your Spouse

If you're like many other married couples, somewhere in time you transitioned from hanging out getting to know each other before marriage to now trying to manage everyday responsibilities with children, work and paying the mortgage. So, how well do you think you know your spouse today? Things like their favorite food or meal? Their favorite song or movie? How about what they want to accomplish in their life? 

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