Monthly Archives: January 2016

Trigger Words Of Grace (Vintage Post)

I haven’t reached back into our archives to find a post worth re-posting in a while. So with our post Wednesday about Anger, I thought the following on Trigger Words would be a good follow-up. This was first published on … Continue reading

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Anger Crouching At The Door

Anger. It crouches at the door of marriage and seeks a way to attack. If we’re not aware of its intent, we could be assaulted without knowing what hit us until the damage has been done. It’s claws come in … Continue reading

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#MCM – Man Crush Mondays

Every Monday social media is hit with photos of ladies showing off the man with whom they have a crush. It got me thinking about how much I still have a crush on the man I said “Yes” to 37 … Continue reading

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Happy Hour

It’s time to share with you the posts from other marriage bloggers that we believe are worth your while. Check them out this weekend and tell them we sent you! Have a great weekend! Calm.Healthy.Sexy Five Ways To Feel Sexier … Continue reading

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Romantic Friday – Apple Of My Pie

Did you know that tomorrow is a holiday? It’s National Pie Day, the day when we celebrate this all-American creation. What’s your favorite pie? What’s your spouse’s favorite? Pies have always been a special part of our family’s traditions. When … Continue reading

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A Night I’ll Never Forget…

It was a night I had anticipated for years.   I had missed my first chance to see them because we were out of town for their inaugural concert at Orlando’s brand new Amway Center. The Eagles were coming to … Continue reading

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Understanding When You Don’t Understand

The Bible commands husbands in 1 Peter 3:7 Likewise, husbands, live with your wives in an understanding way, showing honor to the woman as the weaker vessel, since they are heirs with you of the grace of life, so that … Continue reading

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Happy Hour

It’s the time of the week when we wind down from all the activities and responsibilities that define us and take time for us. We love providing you with our top posts of the week from other bloggers–those we think … Continue reading

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Romantic Friday: Start A Dinner Club

Tom and I love to cook. And since we’re empty nesters, we can focus on cooking foods we love and experiment with those we’ve never tried. For years we had a dinner club of like-minded couples who loved to cook. … Continue reading

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To Dump Or Not To Dump–How To Know The Difference

   I remember years ago when Tom and I were looking to move from our first home to one that would accommodate our growing family, we found a neighborhood near a lake that we really liked. The homes were brand … Continue reading

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Meet Isaac And Rebekah

Tom and I are reading through the Bible this year and are on the part in Genesis of the story about Isaac and Rebekah. I absolutely love this story; it wreaks of faith in God, trust in His provision and … Continue reading

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Happy Hour

It’s the time of the week when we share with you the amazing posts of other marriage blogs we frequent and respect. Take some time this weekend to relax and refresh you marriage. Darby Dugger – Offering Wives Authenticity Rather … Continue reading

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Intentional Tourist – Finding Romance In Your Own Backyard

Tourist. Most of us have been one from time to time. The definition of a tourist is: a person who is traveling or visiting a place for pleasure. Have you ever considered becoming a tourist in your own city? Looking … Continue reading

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Red Light – Green Light

Do you remember this game as a child? It was fun to try and run as fast and far as you could before the person playing the “light” turned around yelling, “RED LIGHT!” If they saw you moving you had … Continue reading

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