Category Archives: Intimacy

Happy Hour

Hard to believe it’s time for our Specials of the Week already. And this week we’re sharing several posts because we just couldn’t choose one blog to highlight. Take some time this weekend reading, gleaning and enjoying your marriage! Intimacy … Continue reading

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Happy Hour

This week we celebrated Independence Day in the United States of America. It was our nation’s birthday, and everywhere you looked you could see signs of the nationwide party about to take place. For our Happy Hour feature we wanted … Continue reading

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Are You A Suitable Companion?

As we continue our series focusing on the wife’s role as a helper to her husband, I want to share how much this has helped our marriage become what it is today. Not that I’ve been the one solely to … Continue reading

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Does Your Wife Know All The Little Things You Love About Her?

This week we are joining the CMBA conversation with Paul Byerly of The Generous Husband blog. He shared the lyrics to a song that he heard on the radio titled Little Things, by One Direction. He ended his post by asking … Continue reading

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Sexpectations

Winston Smith with Christian Counseling Education Foundation shares some excellent points in the following video regarding the expectations you may have in your marriage, especially in your sexual intimacy. I’ve often said sex is a barometer of how our marriage … 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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The House Our Marriage Built – Part 2

Yesterday we began the analogy of seeing our marriage as a house with many different rooms. If you missed it, we encourage you to read it before continuing with today’s post. The next room we want to explore is the … Continue reading

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Better Sex? Do You Want That?

We continue our series on Sexual Intimacy in Marriage with another great post by friend and marriage blogger, Julie Sibert of Intimacy In Marriage.  Okay, now that I have your attention, I can already hear some of you saying, “Better … Continue reading

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Happy Hour

Encourage Your Spouse Building Strength – Rest – This is part of a series Lori is doing on building a strong marriage. We purpose to do many things well in our lives, but are we purposing to build a strong … Continue reading

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Turn Up The Heat

Sadly, Lisa Graf with Mom Blog took the title of this post quite literally. She has a high fever and is quite sick, so I’m covering today’s post all by myself. Lisa – we pray God heals you quickly, so … Continue reading

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A Fragrant Aroma – Sex Matters

We are attending a conference this weekend by C.C.E.F (Christian Counseling Educational Foundation), a group committed to helping Christians learn how to both receive and give biblical counsel.  We have had the privilege several times to attend these seminars, and … Continue reading

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A Fragrant Aroma: Honesty Breeds Intimacy

There have been two MAJOR times in our marriage when honesty – the painful kind of honesty you know is going to hurt your spouse – is necessary.  The first happened during our third year of marriage when I was … Continue reading

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Time For A Check Up

Just over six months ago we had our first contest: Romanticizing Your Master Bedroom.  It proved to be a fun contest and one of our most popular series. So, how romantic is your bedroom these days?  With Thanksgiving and Christmas … Continue reading

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Stewards of our Spouse

A Steward is someone entrusted with managing someone else’s property and doing so according to their interests. Have you ever thought that we are stewards of our spouse to God?  Ben Patterson explains in his excellent message,  The Goodness of … Continue reading

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Reflecting Him

The following is a portion of an article titled, Is There Hope For American Marriage?, by Family Life author, Dave Boehi: Few people know much about what the Bible says about marriage. They are surprised to learn that, as described … Continue reading

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Stirring The Embers

Flirting can be a sinful way for singles to draw attention to themselves from the opposite sex.  We are warned repeatedly in scripture not to practice such things! However, if you’re married – have at it! It’s perfectly permissible to … Continue reading

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