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December 30, 2016

Question for you… 

What’s one of, if not the most intimate and powerful things you can do in your marriage?

Hint… it’s not sex. 

Did you say prayer?  Correct! 

Many of us know the power of prayer, yet find it difficult to pray with our spouses.  I would dare say Satan...

June 9, 2016

 

 

I once heard of a guy who brought his mother on his honeymoon and did not see it as a problem since she had her own room!!!  Needless to say, that marriage had a rocky start and I am not sure that he and his wife are still together.   I am also not sure what he thoug...

March 23, 2016

Travis, Kelsey and their mom, Dianne. 

You know, to form a blended family, one or both husband and wife bring at least one child into the new marriage.  And that child may have come out of a relationship that ended in death or divorce.  My biological children came into...

December 10, 2015

 

 

 

“I thought I had lost you!”

 

Those words were quietly spoken by Myrna’s biological son and my covenant son, Joshua about two years ago.

 

Those same words came rushing back to us as we attended a summit for leaders ministering to blended families.  One of the workshops...

November 3, 2015

The Bible says that children are a blessing of the Lord (Psalm 127:3).  And if the Bible says so, I guess they are. But seriously, they are a blessing.  However that blessing can become a curse to your marriage if not seen in the right context.

 

I was talking to a...

September 22, 2015

 

Collectively,  I have been married  for over 30 years. Most think that is admirable, until I tell them it has not been to the same person and in fact, there have been three!   Most people go into marriages thinking this is the  person that  I  am going  to  spend the...

August 22, 2015

When I was a girl, I wanted to be a cheerleader…pompoms and all!

But I wasn’t very athletic and I didn’t have the legs for cartwheels, splits or short, cute skirts.  So I wrapped my freshman fingers around a flute and hid my skinny legs under a band uniform.  (Here I am...

August 5, 2015

 

There is a saying that “Three is a crowd”. That’s normally true for many relationships including marriage,  but there is an exception.  For the most part, some marriages have at times been hindered or interfered at the very least by their well-meaning family members,...

July 9, 2015

On May 18, 2013, we got married, blended our two families and entered into a covenant relationship with each other and God. 18 months later, we attended the Blended and Blessed Summit and began our journey of Blended Covenant Living. This is our family's story. We hope...

March 23, 2015

Men - You say you love your wife but you insist things (cooking, cleaning, child rearing and love making) be done your way. This goes directly against 1 Corinthains 13:5 which says.....It does not insist on its own way...... Men there is a difference between our own wa...

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