Monthly Archives: July 2016

Happy Hour

It’s been a few weeks since we’ve offered our “specials of the week”, so here goes. We hope you have a wonderful weekend finding ways to stay cool and connected. Gary Thomas’ Blog Convicted by a Cross-Dresser<<It’s probably what you’re … Continue reading

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Riding The Emotional Roller Coaster

I hate roller coasters. I really do. I didn’t always, in fact my first date was when I was 14 years old. A boy asked me to go to the fair, and I couldn’t wait to go on the fastest, … Continue reading

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Vintage Post – A Daisy A Day

A Daisy A Day Posted on April 18, 2012 by Debi Walter We talk a lot about the importance of doing little kindnesses for our spouse on a regular basis. We are encouraged to do this in the hopes it will become a … Continue reading

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8 Ways To Keep From Draining The Life Out Of Your Marriage

In our last post I compared marriage to a fountain. I ended the post with this meme… …and it got me thinking of the ways we drain our marriages of the good God intended. I found this article on The … Continue reading

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Be A Fountain Not A Drain

God made natural springs and waterfalls. Man has taken this concept from nature and made them into something beautiful we call… Fountains. They are refreshing, and the place where many drop a coin to make a wish. They are found … Continue reading

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Secret Garden Of Pride

The last two posts have dealt with besetting sins and our need to disclose them to our spouse for help and hope in overcoming them. How You Deal With This Will Either Make Or Break Your Marriage 8 Principals To … Continue reading

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8 Principals To Follow In Dealing With Habitual Sins

I recently read an excellent article, Dealing With Habitual Sins, by John McArthur. He expounds on eight principals needed to lay aside the sin that so easily entangles us. Treat your sin seriously. It dishonors God. It abuses mercy. It despises … Continue reading

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How You Deal With This Will Either Make Or Break Your Marriage

Besetting sin or habitual sin. As Christians we deal with them every day of our lives. It is the one sin that easily entangles us without much effort. It is like an anchor on our soul adding weight to pull … Continue reading

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Vintage Post – Making Mountain Vacations Memorably Romantic

  Romance In The Mountains What if you’re planning a vacation in the mountains?  What sort of things would make the vacation especially romantic?  Here are some ideas to consider: Go to the Visitor’s Center and request a map of … Continue reading

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Vintage Post – 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 had … Continue reading

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Vintage Post – 5 Disciplines For A Successful Vacation

  Discipline and vacation may not be words you would normally think go together. However, if you’re going to include “success” in this equation–it is a must. Vacations are the ideal time for a family and/or couple to pull away for … Continue reading

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