Are you making the most of each day? Mitch Temple shares some inspiration as a quick reminder to seize the day as a husband and father.
About Mitch TempleMitch has been married to Rhonda for 38 years. They have two grown children who are married and four grandchildren. Mitch and Rhonda’s youngest son Ben, passed away at age 26. Mitch writes from over thirty year's combined experience in church, nonprofit’s, and the family entertainment sectors. He served as Co-Founder and Director of Focus on the Family's Marriage & Family Departments. He is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) and is endorsed by the nation’s top family experts. Holds two graduate degrees in Ministry and Marriage and Family Therapy. Since 2012, he has served as the Co-Founder and Executive Director of The Fatherhood CoMission.
To take your marriage to the next level or to heal a marriage that is hurting, a good place to start is with your attitude, beliefs, and expectations. Now, did you hear what I said? I said YOUR attitude, beliefs, and expectations—not your spouse’s. Let me suggest something I did to turn my marriage [...]
Today this daddy celebrates a son’s life. On this day five years ago, his time was up on this earth. He walked into the presence of His Heavenly Father who loves him and now cares for him even better than his earthly dad did while he was “loaned to us” for 26 years. [...]
Going through a crisis is very much like riding through a thunderstorm. While driving through the storm you are not focused on anything but the potential danger and threat of the storm. You immediately turn off the radio. You don’t have any desire to hear the news. You are not concerned about what the [...]
What’s it take to have a healthy marriage? TV and moves will tell you one thing. Magazines and social media will tell you another. It’s not easy to know what makes a healthy marriage—especially in a day when most marriages end in divorce. Marriage isn’t easy. Whoever tells you it is lying. But, I’ve [...]
Many marriages end in divorce. But do you know why they end? In this post, Mitch Temple shares how fear of marriage will set you up for divorce.
Fatherhood has helped me be a better husband. Over the years, I’ve had seasons of struggle and seasons of thriving. Through it all, as I reflect, I’ve learned a lot about leading my family. Here are a few observations of things that I’ve learned by being a father that have [...]
Though bad thinking and attitudes are not the only sources of marital problems, I believe that a majority of marital troubles can stem from distorted beliefs and perceptions about marriage in general and each other. At a minimal level, bad thinking and negative attitudes maintain bad feelings regarding your spouse [...]
Depending on how long you’ve been married, marriages can start to drift over time. How do you turn a marriage around that has gone bad? Or even change a marriage that is not where it used to be? The answer may surprise you. It starts with your attitude. We see [...]
One of the neatest marriage ceremonies I have ever performed was on a pier extending out into Pensacola Bay in Northwest Florida. The weather was perfect. As a gentle, tropical breeze rippled in off the water and the sun sank into a calm, blue sea, this young couple vowed their [...]