Category Archives: Thankfulness

The Attributes of a Healthy Marriage – TRUST

So often we focus on what not to do, and miss the things we can do to improve our marriage. Thus, I want to begin a series focusing on the many attributes of a healthy marriage. Attribute One – TRUST … Continue reading

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The Secret To Deepening Your Relationship

It’s something with which most couples start off, but slowly over time neglect to the hurt of their relationship. Reclaiming this one practice is a secret to deepening your relationship and reclaiming what you’ve lost. What is this secret? Expressing … 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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Red Light – Green Light

Do you remember this game as a child? It was fun to try and run as fast and far as you could before the person playing the “light” turned around yelling, “RED LIGHT!” If they saw you moving you had … 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 Lord Is Risen…

Happy Easter! We encourage you to take Christ at His Word when He said, “He whom the Son sets free is free indeed!” – John 8:36 Are you walking in this freedom? Is your marriage? Take your burdens to Him … 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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Let’s Share An Afternoon Of Coffee And Conversation

If we could plan to meet for coffee one afternoon, I’m sure we would talk about normal everyday kinds of things. But there would be a moment when the conversation turned to the more personal side, where I would share … Continue reading

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50 Daily Kindnesses

  Pour their coffee in the morning and take it to them before they get out of bed. Write an encouraging Bible verse on the shower wall. Pray specifically for your spouse’s day and write a note telling them you … Continue reading

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I Couldn’t Be Happier

As you know, my family surprised me last week by taking me to Savannah for Mother’s Day. I was struggling with sadness the entire week before because everywhere I went I saw signs for Mother’s Day reminding me my Mother … Continue reading

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The Grey Havens

“Still round the corner there may wait A new road or a secret gate And though I oft have passed them by A day will come at last when I Shall take the hidden paths that run West of the … Continue reading

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The Holy Spirit Is Like A Hurricane

Consider this metaphor – The Holy Spirit is like a hurricane over the waters stirring up the winds of passion and thanksgiving.  The waters are swelling higher and higher as the anticipation of God’s nearness becomes a reality to weary … Continue reading

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I’ve Grown Accustomed

It’s National Marriage Week, and what a great time to talk about the benefits of long-lasting love. This past week we heard the following song from My Fair Lady, sung by Diana Krall. The title is, I’ve Grown Accustomed To … Continue reading

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With A Thankful Heart

We want to pause today and thank God for the amazing privilege it is to do what we do. We thank Him for you. He has given us much, and we love sharing our abundance with others as our way … Continue reading

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I Choose Thankful

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Prayer Prompts

As we gather in a couple of days with family and friends it’s good to have an idea on how to make God the center of our Thanksgiving. The best way to do this is to involve everyone at the … Continue reading

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Thank You To Who?

I’ve noticed a slight shift in the way our culture celebrates Thanksgiving. Maybe you’ve noticed it too. The majority of Thanksgiving cards direct their thanks to the person reading the card. We are encouraged via commercials to give thanks to … Continue reading

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Confessions of a Blessed Wife

I wake up every morning with an overwhelming sense of God’s blessing on my life. It isn’t because my life is perfect–it isn’t. It isn’t because everything has played out the way I’d hoped–it hasn’t. It isn’t even because I … Continue reading

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Cherish.Love.Live.

This is the day we remember. This is the day we will never forget. It is the day when we hold our loved ones a bit closer. And pray to God more earnestly. We will never be what we were … Continue reading

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