Everybody needs the essentials That’s what you get in this powerful, entertaining DVD series from Focus on the Family. Hosted by popular counselor and author Greg Smalley, the Essentials of Marriage series brings top relationship experts into your home or church—with practical wisdom, honest confessions, and decades of experience.In "Essentials of Marriage: Higher Love," you’ll see your partnership from God’s perspective. What is His plan—and your purpose? Gary Thomas, Dr. Del Tackett, Stormie Omartian, and more, reveal how praying and serving together, listening to your mate’s emotions, and dropping mistaken beliefs, can bring you closer. You and your spouse or group will find new meaning—and joy—in your journey.