Monthly Archives: August 2009

Mark Your Calendars

September is Orlando Magical Dining Month, where you can sample several higher end restaurants at a fraction of the normal cost.  It’s a great opportunity to try some place different. Click here for live Jazz performances around town. Thursday, September … Continue reading

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Freebie Friday – Biblical Fellowship Tools

With our church’s marriage retreat this weekend focusing on Biblical Fellowship, we thought we’d share with you some free questions* to help you pursue biblical fellowship in an on-going basis.   These can be used on a date night, or while … Continue reading

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School Is In Session

School has started and what a great distraction this can be for romance.  For those with school-aged children there are lessons to plan,  homework to check, lunches to pack and calendars to schedule.  It can be exhausting going from one … Continue reading

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The Letter “K”

“K” Activities: Kayaking – This is a great way to spend an afternoon together. Kite Flying – buy a kite and go to an open field or park on a windy day.  Or if you’re close by – the beach … Continue reading

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It’s Only One Night

This past weekend we had lots of family over, in fact our daughter and her two small children spent the night with us.  It was a fun weekend, but how we were reminded of the difficulty to find time for … Continue reading

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Mark Your Calendar

Looking for a new restaurant to try?  Why not visit the Dr. Phillips area of Orlando?  It has understandably received the nickname:  Restaurant Row. Monday, August 24 – Jazz Jam at the Grand Bohemian in downtown Orlando from 8 – … Continue reading

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Freebie Friday – Great Quotes

It’s the weekend, and we decided to share some great quotes on marriage to enjoy and hopefully make you smile! Some of the authors may surprise you.   Have a wonderful time with the spouse of your youth! “Live so … Continue reading

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Faith and Romance

At Metro Life Church our pastors are taking us through a very familiar part of Scripture – Hebrews 11-12.  It is often called The Hall of Faith.   This past Sunday Benny Phillips talked about “faith being the assurance of things … Continue reading

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A Good Sign

It’s a good sign that your birthday celebration for your spouse was a success when the next day you don’t feel like doing anything at all, much less posting on a blog. So…with that said – we’ll be back on … Continue reading

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Birthdays – A Great Opportunity to Bless Your Spouse

Today is Tom’s birthday.  We have celebrated 31 together, and I never tire of thinking of ways to make this day special for him.  I haven’t been one to simply bake a cake with candles, sing a song and hand … Continue reading

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Mark Your Calendar

Looking to enhance your marriage in these difficult times?  What better way than to spend a Friday evening and Saturday at a purposeful marriage retreat.  Metro Life Church in Casselberry is hosting such an event titled, “Adorning The Gospel”, on … Continue reading

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Freebie Friday: R-O-M-A-N-C-E

Today as our Freebie Friday we offer two things.  First, an acrostic to help us remember the definition of true romance in a Christian marriage (you might want to print it and keep it on your bathroom mirror as a … Continue reading

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A Look At Romance

We spend a lot of time on our blog cultivating the art of romantic love between a husband and wife.  However, we must make clear what romantic love is and what it isn’t. In Gary Thomas’ book, Sacred Marriage, he … Continue reading

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The Letter “J”

“J” Activities: Jazz Music – spend an evening enjoying live Jazz music – in the Orlando area check out Local Jazz Venues. Jetty Park – take a drive to the coast for an afternoon on this beautiful beach. Jets – … Continue reading

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A Look At Mercy

Mercy –  a word if practiced will transform any marriage.  Good marriages thrive on mercy – struggling marriages lack it.  What exactly does mercy look like in our daily lives as husband and wife? Paul Tripp in his excellent book, … Continue reading

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Mark Your Calendar

This week is Resurrect Romance Week because it is the week that falls exactly 6 months after Valentine’s Day.  What a great time to purpose to romance your spouse in thoughtful ways that don’t cost a penny!  We will offer … Continue reading

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Freebie Friday: Why Couples Should Pray Together

Today we offer you the best advice you could ever receive – pray for your spouse everyday; Pray for your spouse today; Pray for them right this moment! We live in difficult days, and the need for prayer could not … Continue reading

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Resurrect Romance Week

Next week is exactly six months since Valentine’s Day, and has officially been declared National Resurrect Romance Week. So to celebrate we’re going to provide a simple romantic tip each day in addition to our regular posts.  It will be … Continue reading

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The Letter “I”

“I” Activities: Ichetucknee  River State Park – a great park that offers river tubing at its best. Instant Replay – have you recently enjoyed a special date night?  Then, make this one an instant replay of that one. In-line Skating … Continue reading

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Study Your Spouse

Studying often connotes pressure, exams and academic demands to perform.  This is not that kind of study.  What I’m talking about is the most satisfying and rewarding type of study – that of knowing the one with whom you’ve been … Continue reading

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