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Posted on Oct 23, 2014

Encourage Your Spouse – Adding More Value To You

Encourage Your Spouse – Adding More Value To You

EncourageYourSpouse-logoChange is good. This applies to both marriage and those who write about it.

Lori and I want to add more value to you. So we’re combining forces.

If you didn’t already know, Lori has been writing about marriage for many years now over at Encourage Your Spouse. Now we’ve decided to make it a team effort!

Starting today, all marriage-related articles will be posted on Going forward, these will be written by both of us.

To ensure you receive full value from our joint efforts, we’ll be adding all current subscribers of this blog to the list of subscribers at Encourage Your Spouse. There is nothing you need to do.

Here on FergusonValues, I will continue to post articles about values in business.

Also, in the coming weeks, you’ll notice some changes to the look and feel of this website. When it’s completed, I’d love to hear your feedback.

For now, here’s a portion of a post I wrote about marriage for Encourage Your Spouse. Be sure to click to read the rest of it



P.S. We will continue posting articles about leadership over at



7 Ways To Build Strength Into Your Marriage

7-Ways-To-Build-Strength-In-Your-Marriage“Never compare your beginning to someone else’s middle.”

That’s a powerful statement, applicable to marriages. It’s especially important to newly married couples. A newly married couple looking at another couple married 30 years might think,

“Wow, look how they work together, it’s like they know each other’s thoughts. We’ll never have that.”

Or more likely, the newly married man or woman considers what their spouse is NOT doing, the way the older married couple might seem to automatically just respond or do things for each other.

This is dangerous thinking.

Why? Because it ignores the process of building strength into a marriage.


To read the rest of this article, click EncourageYourSpouse.