Tag Archives: Christian

A Secret Shared After 58 Years Of Marriage

We had lunch on Sunday with dear friends of ours, Jerry and Shirley Corbett. In September they celebrated their 58th wedding anniversary. It’s obvious they love each other, they enjoy being together, and they love God more today than they … Continue reading

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I Confess Marriage Can Be A Real Pain

Last night I had the privilege of catching up with a dear friend who recently said goodbye in this life to her husband of 40+ years. I asked her what was the hardest part right now for her. She said … Continue reading

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What Will The Next 31 Days Do For Your Marriage?

Actually your marriage can grow quite a bit if you take a moment and sign up for the 31 Days To A Better Marriage challenge hosted by the Alabaster Jar blog during the month of October.  It all begins today, … Continue reading

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Happy Hour – 69

It’s that time of the week again. We have some fantastic posts for your weekend reading enjoyment. Cheers! Intimacy In Marriage 3 Ways Financial Stress Damages Sexual Desire<<a must read for those who are and those who aren’t-yet. Marriage Missions … Continue reading

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My Spouse Would Be Perfect For Me If Only ____________!

How would you fill in the blank? What is the one area in which you wish your spouse was different? Most likely we all have an answer. Those who don’t are either not married yet, or they haven’t been together … Continue reading

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Happy Hour – 68

We started our Happy Hour posts on April 1, 2011. That’s over two years of great resources to bless your marriage. We’ve decided to keep track of how many Happy Hour posts we’ve provided, and today’s post is #68. Obviously … 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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Happy Hour

It’s time for our Specials Of The Week. We couldn’t choose just one blog to feature because there are just too many great posts to share. We hope you’ll spend some time this weekend reading these posts. You’re marriage will … Continue reading

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What To Do When You’re Not In The Mood

Everyone at some point or another in marriage will face times where you just don’t feel like making love. But what happens when this happens and your spouse really, really wants to? There are several options. But first it’s important … Continue reading

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When Your Sex Drive Putters Out

Last week I pulled back the curtain, and I’m compelled to do the same with this post, but it is a lot more personal. However, I can’t shake the importance of this topic, so here goes… A few months ago … Continue reading

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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 past week J, of Hot, Holy and Humorous, wrote a post that we simply must share with you. The title alone compelled me to share it, but when I read the post in it’s entirety? Wow. Tom and I … Continue reading

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I’ll Do It If You Notice

In a marriage it’s important that each partner knows what is expected of them in order for the home to work well. You may do most of the inside tasks, while your spouse takes care of the ones outside. Or … Continue reading

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Expect-cations

You may have never put these two words together, but most likely you pack them both when heading out the door for your family get-away: Expectations and vacations. They seem to go hand in hand. But is this a good … Continue reading

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Is Your Marriage Primed?

We are spending three weeks at Barefoot Cabin getting it ready for the rental program. We started the long, arduous task of painting the interior walls. Most were either hunter green or red. We want to lighten and brighten the … Continue reading

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What It Means To Be A Helper To Your Husband

I was talking with some ladies a while ago when the conversation led to our role as our husband’s helper. It was a good discussion with friends who have strong marriages that have lasted decades. There were some who shared … Continue reading

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Joining The Conversation Of Other Marriage Bloggers

We want to “Join The Conversation,” from time to time of other marriage bloggers that we respect. We are part of a greater community called the Christian Marriage Bloggers Association (CMBA), and there is a wealth of wisdom being shared … Continue reading

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6 Date Ideas To Help Build Marriage Friendships

Most times when we think of a romantic evening, it’s just for the two of us. But there are times when it is fun to invite your closest married friends over for a nice evening  together. And if you don’t … 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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8 “We Do’s” To Keep Our Marriage Strong

We recently discovered a question posed by the Do Not Disturb blog. They asked us to post about what WE DO on a consistent basis to keep our marriage strong. Their goal is to get married couples all over the … Continue reading

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