Friday, Jan 17, 2020

Cortne Smith

When Love Grows Cold, Is Your Marriage Covered?

When the seasons change and times get hard, how do you cover your marriage? Here are 3 ways to protect your marriage during trying times.

5 Tips for Smoother Sailing in Your Marriage

Marriage Takes Us Away I so enjoy cruises.  See, once you've made the decision to climb aboard a cruise ship, there is nothing left to do but enjoy the benefits of your well-planned vacation. But, I'll admit it. Some of my...

Relationship Yardwork: 3 Simple Ways to Prepare for the Rain

A Little Rain Must Fall Recently, I had a few days of downtime, no clients or looming deadlines, and I wanted to be productive around the house. I decided to hit the yard to take advantage of the wonderful warm...

Surviving or Thriving: How to Escape the Comfort Zone in Marriage

Have you ever woken up one morning and just stared at your mate while they slept, thinking, “Who is this stranger next to me?” Or, in the heat of the moment actually spoke out loud, “You aren’t the person...

How Hidden Offense Can Send Your Marriage to the ER

Home Remedy or Surgery? It has been an interesting last few days here at our house (if you can read between those lines, married folks). It’s got me thinking: “Why do we allow situations in our marriage to become unnecessary emergencies?” Offense...

Spring Cleaning: Are Dust Bunnies Blocking Your Relationship’s Blessings?

A Time to Clean When we think of spring cleaning, we often think of time spent ‘deep cleaning’ our home. It’s a change of seasons where we rearrange our furniture, perhaps lighten up the decor, and take the opportunity to...

10 Tips for Managing a Healthy Long Distance Relationship

Most days, my husband and I are no more than 70 feet apart from each other. This is the distance from his garage to my home office. The working arrangement we have gives us the opportunity to eat our meals...

In Sickness and in Health: What’s Your Bedside Manner?

It’s been said, Cleavers, that the only thing that should take place in your bedroom is sex and sleep. Well, recently I brought the dreaded “S” into our bedroom for a good 10 days: Sickness. Due to physical exertion, I triggered...

Are We Living the Christmas Songs, or Just Rocking to the Beat?

Heaven and Nature Sing? At the beginning of the holiday season, every radio station, every restaurant sound system has Christmas tunes playing. Plus, the church choir has begun singing about Sweet Bethlehem and Oh Holy Night. It’s a clear sign...

Relationship Leftovers: Love That Keeps On Giving

During the Thanksgiving holidays, I always enjoy the turkey leftovers. I can just taste the turkey hash Papa makes, the yummy turkey sandwiches, or my turkey tetrazzini. I know there are those who are adamant about not eating leftovers in...

About Me

Cortne Smith is the Founder of Relationship Service Station, providing full & self-service programs to promote whole and healthy relationships, with a signature program geared to equip the widow/widower to move from PAIN to PEACE. She uses her written and verbal voice to bring marriages back into God’s covenant.
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