Category Archives: Testimonies

Two Weddings and an Engagement

  I have two nephews who are getting married within six weeks of each other this Summer. I am coordinating one and helping with the rehearsal dinner for the other, and I am loving every minute of it! Right in … Continue reading

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The Beauty of a Crimson Stained Marriage

The year was predicted to yield a bumper crop, a winemaker’s dream. The vines had experienced near perfect growing conditions all summer, and harvest was just beginning. At 3:20a. on the morning of August 24th, the unimaginable happened. An earthquake … Continue reading

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Where Have I Been?

The answer to this question lies in today’s post on my author blog titled, God’s Timing Is Perfect! I hope you’ll take a moment to click over and read it. God has been at work in our lives in amazing … 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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Hidden Fears That Haunted Me

We had been married for a few years, yet Tom still didn’t know something significant about me. I had managed to keep this part of my life hidden from him because I was embarrassed about it. I kept thinking to … 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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Elisabeth Elliot 1926-2015

This morning at the age of 88, Elisabeth Elliot went to be with the Lord. Oh to see the reunion of her with her first husband Jim as she tells him what happened with the Auca Indians after his death. Imagine … Continue reading

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Romantic Movie Moments

Have you ever been enjoying a movie when a scene happens that affects you to the core?  I have had this happen a few times–they’re called touchstones, where a scene touches a part of your heart and allows you to … Continue reading

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The Thread Of God’s Faithfulness

Tom and I just celebrated the anniversary of the date he proposed to me. That was in 1978–when the Jesus Movement was in full swing. I remember how in love we were (and still are) and how passionate we were … Continue reading

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May Our Marriages Last This Long…

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Marriage Matters More Than We Know

Today marks the 13th anniversary of the day that changed America forever. The mainland of the USA was no longer innocent nor protected from the effects of international war. War had come to our shores and left an indelible mark on … Continue reading

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Gravity Themed Date Night – A Bad Idea

As most of you know, Tom has been “practicing retirement” for over a year now. He’s not ready to retire, but he hasn’t found what God has for him yet. So in the mean time, we’re together a lot. It’s … Continue reading

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We Interrupt This Blog Post To Introduce…

Our newest grandchild (#6) was born last night at 6:05p. Our daughter-in-love is doing well. So much so that they dropped by our house last night at 11p. so we could meet the little guy face-to-face. Pardon our absence, but … Continue reading

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Catch Me If You Can

Humpty DumptyDebi had a great fall… Last week I took an unexpected fall. I was waiting on Tom to meet me at Starbucks when it started to rain. Fortunately, I was under one of the huge green umbrellas many stores … Continue reading

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A Letter To My Newlywed Self – Age 19

I was thinking recently about the whole idea of reflecting on what I would say to my 21 year old self from the vantage point of today. It made me wonder what I would say to my newlywed self about … Continue reading

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A Secret All Husbands Would Do Well To Know

I was going through older blog posts from some of my favorite marriage bloggers when I found a gem. It’s an article by Kate with One Flesh Marriage, that she wrote in March of 2012 titled, Emotional Alphabet. She shares … Continue reading

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A Tribute To A Lifelong Love

On Friday another dear friend of our’s went to be with the Lord. He would have been 66 this month, and he leaves behind a devoted wife, four adult children along with their spouses and many grandchildren who loved him … Continue reading

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This May Be The Most Important Thing You Can Do For Your Spouse

I was touched recently by the tradition of Jerry Orbach to his wife, Elaine. You may remember him from his acting career on Law & Order for 13 years. Elaine will remember him as a faithful husband who never failed … Continue reading

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Time To Pull Back The Curtain

Today I want to continue our conversation over a cup of coffee. You see, there are things that God has recently taken me through that I believe will help those of you who may be facing a similar challenge in … Continue reading

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The Longest Wait

Sometimes a story just needs to be told and retold. This story is one. I am struck by this widow’s commitment to her husband when she said, “He loved me his entire life, and I will love him for all … Continue reading

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