Monthly Archives: March 2013

GYRO Week 7 – Blind Spouse Bluff

With April Fool’s Day on Monday, we thought it would be fun to have a date with a bit of “foolery” involved. Here’s how to plan a Blind Spouse Bluff Date: First – Gather a good blind fold or large … Continue reading

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Are You Living With Unanswered Prayer?

Today we want to talk about those who are waiting on God to answer specific prayers regarding their spouse and marriage. It’s like your unanswered prayer takes on a life of its own and seems to haunt you each and … Continue reading

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Good And Tired

We’ve been away the past four days on a ministry team visiting our sister church in Nassau, Bahamas. It was a great trip where we witnessed God encourage hearts and strengthen those who were feeling weary, including ourselves. We are … Continue reading

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8 “We Do’s” To Keep Our Marriage Strong

We recently discovered a question posed by the Do Not Disturb blog. They asked us to post about what WE DO on a consistent basis to keep our marriage strong. Their goal is to get married couples all over the … Continue reading

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GYRO Week 6 – Romantic Easter Date

It’s spring, and Easter is right around the corner. As Christians there isn’t a more important date on the calendar, for Easter represents the freedom Christ bought for us. It truly is a date to celebrate. And as couples the … Continue reading

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Remember This One Thing Above All Else

Sometimes we need to pause in the middle of our busyness, trouble and worries and remember this truth–God is Sovereign. No matter what comes our way we can trust Him. We realize this is easier to say than to do. … Continue reading

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Where Hearts Connect And Spirits Collide

The following is a quote from Sam Storms’ book The Hope of Glory: โ€œWhat things below hinder our focus on the things above? What earthly entanglements exert a downward drag on your soul? What worldly attractions have become distractions and … Continue reading

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Ever Had Mustgoes?

Sure you have! It’s the food leftover in your refrigerator that “must go,” before it goes bad. Well, marriages have mustgoes too. They are the things we allow too long in the fridge of our marriage, and they can go … Continue reading

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Downton Abbey Date Night Idea

I don’t know how we hadn’t heard of Downton Abbey until recently, but we hadn’t. However we’ve managed to catch up on all three seasons in three short months. ๐Ÿ™‚ When our GYRO Challenge was to pick a country as … Continue reading

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GYRO Week 5 – Interlocking Pieces Date Night

Of course we could have called it a Jigsaw Puzzle Date Night, but that doesn’t sound nearly as much fun, now does it? ๐Ÿ™‚ Here’s the idea: Purchase a puzzle the size you could complete in one evening. This is … Continue reading

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Measuring Trust In Your Marriage

Trust is one of the most important aspects of a healthy marriage. With it the marriage can grow and change as prompted by the Lord without difficulty. The benefits will be enjoyed by both husband and wife. Without it the … Continue reading

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9 Tips On How To Spring Clean Your Marriage

Photo Credit: Imperfect Homemaking blog There was a day when people invested time and energy in cleaning their home from top to bottom each and every spring. I know because we lived next door to a dear woman for 12 … Continue reading

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What’s In Your Thoughts?

As Christians we are well versed on the Truth that God knows our thoughts, but do we really take this Truth to heart? We subscribe to an e-mail devotional that takes the writings of several Puritan writers and re-publishes them … Continue reading

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GYRO Week 4 – Passport Date

We love to travel, but sometimes it just isn’t possible to go away to a place of your dreams. That’s the idea behind this week’s theme. Pick a country you’ve always wanted to go to and plan a night around … Continue reading

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I Will Be Your Witness

Today we want to talk about an important aspect of marriage, something you may not have thought about. It will help if you take a few minutes to watch this movie clip from Shall We Dance first. Witness.ย  A witness … Continue reading

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The Hidden Room With A View

A husband and wife were busy attending to the needs of their family, their home, their church, when they heard the Father call their names. He led them to a door in their house that they had never before noticed. … Continue reading

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I Love The Way You Hold Me

What I love about love songs is how they apply to both our Savior and our spouse. This song by Jamie Grace is a perfect example. As you listen think of your Savior and your spouse. You will be blessed.

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Come Grow Old With Me

I remember when we reached the point in our marriage where we had been together longer than we had been single. It was thrilling to have crossed that milestone bringing with it a sense of success. Although we were very … Continue reading

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Happy Hour

It’s the time of the week when our attention turns to what God is saying through other marriage blogs we respect and enjoy. We call them our Specials of the Week! Enjoy! Oh, and you might find it interesting that … Continue reading

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