Monthly Archives: April 2018

2018 Date Night Challenge – “J” Date

This date has made the letter “J” my favorite so far in our Date Night Challenge. Tom knows how much I love music. When it’s performed LIVE, of high quality, and the genre I love (JAZZ), it doesn’t get much … Continue reading

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Happy Hour

It’s time for some of our favorite blog posts from the past week. Take some time a read these excellent posts. Your marriage will thank you! Gary Thomas The Evil In Marriage We Rarely Mention – This post will make you … Continue reading

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Consider This…

We have a neighbor whose husband passed away a couple of weeks ago. Several of us who live in the neighborhood went over to share our condolences and bring a gift of remembrance to her. It was a sweet time … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday

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In To Me See – An Invitation Reserved For One

“In to me see” is a term our pastor coined for intimacy. If done right we are inviting our spouse to see into our lives in a way no one else does. It is for their eyes, ears and heart … Continue reading

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Vintage Post – The De-Masking Of Prince Charming

(Originally posted on June 27, 2012) Each of us on a specific day of a specific year stood before others and exchanged our marriage vows. Most likely we were full of great anticipation of this being our fairy tale come … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday

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The Power of Influence

If I were to ask you, “Who do you influence the most in your life? In your marriage?” Would you have a quick answer? I believe it would do us well to consider the answer for knowing WHOM we influence … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday

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2018 Date Night Challenge – “I” Date

This date came about fairly easily. It was my turn to plan, and there happened to be a new movie I wanted to see. It doesn’t always work this way, but when it does–go for it!! I Can Only Imagine … Continue reading

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Vintage Post – Grace Given Brings Peace

(Originally posted on April, 21, 2010) It is late. It has been one of those nights where I am filled with emotions I don’t understand, much less expect my husband to understand.   Yet I try.  I strive to communicate honestly, … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday

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Going, Not Knowing

On this Easter Sunday I’m reminded of another Easter. 1985. It was our last Sunday in the church where Tom and I met. This was the place where we had memorized so many scriptures because the senior pastor’s wife was … Continue reading

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Celebrating Easter – The Motivation For All We Do

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