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But What About My Needs?

by Patrick & Dwaina Six    We have heard it too many times. Maybe you’ve heard it or even said it: “My spouse just isn’t meeting my needs….” Some have even interpreted a popular marriage book on “needs” to mean that it is your partner’s responsibility to meet all your needs. We all do have […]

Want the Secret of Happiness?

Loving Like God Is Actually Good for You by Harold and Bette Gillogly It’s outrageous how much God loves us!  And even more outrageous that He expects us to love like He loves! WHAT?  Love like God loves?  Impossible, you say. But it can’t be impossible if that’s what He expects, can it? Maybe we […]

Is Integrity Worth the Cost?

by Harold and Bette Gillogly Can you imagine a tongue screw becoming a symbol of integrity?  It became so in the city of Antwerp, Holland in the year 1577.  Hans Bret, a young bakery worker, lived in Antwerp with his widowed mother during a time of perilous Protestant persecution in Europe. Hans was an eager […]

Building for Blessings

by Harold and Bette Gillogly As a child, did you ever sing, “The wise man built his house upon the rock…and the rains came tumbling down.  The rains came down and the floods came up…but the house on the rock stood firm”? As you pounded one fist upon the other and wiggled your fingers in […]

It’s the Little Things

by Patrick and Dwaina Six It’s the little things that count.  It’s the butter on your popcorn.  It’s the icing on the cake.  It’s the pickles on your burger.  It’s the…well, you get the idea! In marriage, it is the little things that can keep a marriage strong and vibrant.  Think with us for a […]

What are Friends For?

by Harold and Bette Gillogly I guess this Seeds for Growth article grows out of our intensified sense of need we described in the HI-LYTER.  Perhaps it’s true you never realize the true value of something until you do without it for awhile.  Here in Nashville we have done without close friends for nearly a […]

Spiritual What?

It isn’t something we hear much about.  Haven’t seen many books about it.  Haven’t heard any preachers preach about it.  And yet, it’s probably one of the most important issues in a Christian couple’s relationship….Spiritual intimacy. We hear a lot about physical intimacy — the uninhibited sharing of ourselves through our bodies. All one has […]