Monthly Archives: July 2012

I Was Just Kidding

This is a phrase used often.  It is said when the person really is just kidding. Laughter erupts with everyone in the room. However, there are times when this phrase is said and one person is the brunt of the … Continue reading

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Tell Me The Good

We recently had lunch with some friends who shared with us a tradition the wife had grown up doing at the dinner table. It was really quite simple. Her dad would say, Tell me the good, and everyone at the table … Continue reading

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5 Reasons Prayer is a Vital Part of Marriage

1. It is the deepest level of intimacy a husband and wife can experience, even more so than sex. There is a connection that occurs when you take the time to pray together about the issues you’re facing in your family, … Continue reading

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Bump In The Road

Marriage is a journey, and we never know when we’re going to hit a bump in the road. This is why it is good to always listen closely and take action when necessary. On our way home from Atlanta yesterday … Continue reading

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H.O.M.E.

We know that you know we’ve been gone for the past two weeks. We’ve spent more time apart than we have together, but now we’re… H.O.M.E. There is something special about walking into your home for the first time after … Continue reading

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I Surrender….All?

Today we head home. I am torn–ready to be back to our special place in this world, but not wanting to say goodbye yet again to my daughter, son-in-love and precious (now 3) grandchildren. 🙂 But I have another daughter, … Continue reading

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Do You Notice?

Have you ever had one of those times when you are surrounded by people you love and you step back and take in the moment? It can happen at a birthday party, a funeral, or a graduation. They are pivotal … Continue reading

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Making Your 4th Romantic

When was the last time you surprised your spouse by doing something special for them that they weren’t expecting? Annual holidays are a great chance to let your romantic sparks fly so to speak, which is why we offer romantic … Continue reading

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Celebrating New Life in Marriage

New life is a miracle we never tire of witnessing, especially when the new life is our granddaughter. We have spent the past few days marveling at God’s goodness to us, and His perfection in creating such a tiny person. … Continue reading

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Love A Challenge

A challenge isn’t easy or it wouldn’t be called a challenge now would it. This time last year we took part in the Ultimate Blog Challenge, and we were amazed at what we were able to accomplish. It was challenging … Continue reading

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