Category Archives: Showing Honor

Vintage Week – Are You Listening?

We are celebrating our 37th wedding anniversary this week, so we’re providing something special for you while we’re away. We’re calling it Vintage Week where we re-post some of our best posts from past years that you might have missed. … 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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Trials In Marriage–Caring For Elderly Parents

My Mom has been gone for nearly three years, and it seems I’m missing her more now than I have in a while. I’m not sure why that is, but I’m grateful I have no regrets that haunt me about … Continue reading

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On Guard For Good

We recently went to see the movie Unbroken, and unfortunately got there in time to see the previews of upcoming films. We were shocked to see the trailer to the movie, 50 Shades of Grey, rated R, which is set … Continue reading

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Today Is Special…Why?

Today is Tom’s 60th Birthday, and I have some special things planned. Two weeks ago I surprised him by having a small gathering of friends and family–some from out of town that he had no idea were in town. I … Continue reading

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Sometimes There Are No Words…

Today I can’t shake the heaviness on my heart towards those who have lost a spouse or another member of their family through their valiant service to our country. And I shouldn’t try to shake it. Instead, I want to … Continue reading

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I’m Right and You’re Wrong–So There!

We had a conversation recently with some friends about our tendency to notice every little error our spouse says when sharing a story. As we discussed this we all realized that we do this way too often. And why? After … Continue reading

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I Will See You Again

I have had quite an emotional week. Tom was away on a missions trip to Nassau doing a music camp for kids. ¬†It was so good for him to be a part of the team, loving the kids and serving … Continue reading

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Happy Hour

This week’s Happy Hour special comes from a blog I just discovered. The writer, Lisa-Jo Baker, knows how to tell a story so well that you won’t want the post to end. This particular one is the perfect follow-up to … Continue reading

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25+ Ways To Bless Your Spouse When You’re Expecting

There is nothing that changes the dynamic of your marriage so quickly as hearing these two words: We’re pregnant! Within days the morning sickness¬†(or all day sickness, in some cases) kicks in and the wife is taken out of her … Continue reading

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Honoring Your Spouse On Facebook

One of the things I love about Facebook is seeing how spouse’s honor one another by speaking highly of them in daily status updates. I thought it would be encouraging to all of us to read the ones I’ve found … Continue reading

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