Monthly Archives: February 2015

What a Black and Blue Dress Can Teach Us About Marriage

As most of you are probably aware, social media is ablaze with a debate about whether this dress white and gold or black and blue? Ask everyone near your computer and you’ll most likely get both answers. How.is.this.possible? It’s a … Continue reading

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What Marriage Is And Isn’t To Us

Today is our 36th anniversary–3 dozen years! It’s been quite the journey, and we couldn’t be more grateful to God who has made it all possible. In 36 years we’ve learned about what marriage is and what it isn’t. If … Continue reading

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Happy Valentine’s Day

Sometimes there are parts of movies that stay with you forever. The following clip is one such movie…May you have a wonderful life night. 😉 And when you finish watching this clip…enjoy this new song by JJ Heller and her … Continue reading

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Everyday Romance – Life Giving Words

Today’s idea was founded centuries ago when men of old were writing letters of encouragement to other brothers and sisters in Christ. What they didn’t know was how the Holy Spirit was infusing every Word with the life-giving power of … Continue reading

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Everyday Romance – How Sweet It Is

Today’s idea is another one that is easy to do, but will hopefully leave a lasting impression on your spouse’s mind and heart.  Have you ever thought about the names of the candies sold in stores? They provide a great … Continue reading

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Everyday Romance – Remember When

Today’s challenge is short and sweet–Find a picture from one of your favorite times together. Take some time to write out what you loved most about this time in your history. To Help You Think of what you were doing … Continue reading

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Everyday Romance – Hidden Notes

Today’s romantic challenge is to write a group of notes to your spouse telling them something specific in stages and hiding them where you know they’ll find them. Or you can give them the first one that provides a hint … Continue reading

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Everyday Romance – Romantic Text

Valentine’s Day is Saturday. You may be giddy with excitement; you may be dreading another expectation on your horizon; or you may be indifferent and could care less. Whatever your mindset, the fact is–you are married; you love your spouse; … Continue reading

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Can We Talk?

Last night at our small group meeting a couple shared something they had recently gone through that they thought would be helpful to the rest of us. It was. It provided a spring board for an entire evening of dialogue. … Continue reading

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