Matt and Mindy Dalton

Matt and Mindy Dalton

Marriage Missionaries

www.marriagemissionaries.org

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Oh, the gift of life-giving love

Following God’s design for how he created us as male and female brings great peace, harmony and unity to marriage, family and our world. I can remember vividly feeling as […]

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Marriage Missionaries: Three walks

In 1971, at seven years old, my family lived in a tent for the summer — as my dad fulfilled a longtime dream of building his own home.   Camping at […]

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Guiding Married Couples to the Divine Physician

We agonize, we hunger and we thirst for every couple that comes to us for marriage coaching.  Spouses call with trepidation, send emails crying out for help, share that their […]

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Being together when you’re apart

This is a common scenario we see in our marriage coaching: the husband travels each week for his job while the wife is responsible for working her part-time job and […]

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Four little words to make your marriage last

Seven years ago, I was having the worst thoughts about the one I was supposed to love the most, Matt. We were headed for a weekend away to watch our […]

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Not always as it appears

Marriages are usually not ruined overnight. One or the other usually does not wake up one morning and say, “I am miserable in this marriage and I want a divorce.” […]

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What makes a true valentine

Many years ago when I was in the business world, I often got together with another gentleman whom I looked up to greatly, as he was the young maverick of […]

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Say ‘I do’ to 3 New Year’s resolutions for couples

Now that we all have lost five pounds since implementing better eating and a new workout routine, and started a new budget for the year (and this one we are […]

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‘Silent Night’: more than a carol at our house

As our evening as a family comes to a close, look at all of the technology that distracts us from just “being” together as a family. Mindy is searching for […]

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When our idea of ‘getting ahead’ changed

During the first five years of our marriage, our relationship could be described as utilitarian; what’s in it for me? And that is the opposite of love. We both worked […]

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The Holy Spirit, the Lord and Giver of Life

We entered marriage in 1991 with our own ideas dominating our thoughts and actions of what marriage was all about, specifically the teaching on openness to life. What does the […]

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Jumping for joy: for love, for mercy, for life

In the late spring of 1967, a single, young, energetic, smart, musical and athletic woman growing up on the East Coast found herself pregnant in her early 20s. In upstate […]