Tag Archives: Christian

Where Hearts Connect And Spirits Collide

The following is a quote from Sam Storms’ book The Hope of Glory: “What things below hinder our focus on the things above? What earthly entanglements exert a downward drag on your soul? What worldly attractions have become distractions and … Continue reading

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What’s In Your Thoughts?

As Christians we are well versed on the Truth that God knows our thoughts, but do we really take this Truth to heart? We subscribe to an e-mail devotional that takes the writings of several Puritan writers and re-publishes them … Continue reading

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I Will Be Your Witness

Today we want to talk about an important aspect of marriage, something you may not have thought about. It will help if you take a few minutes to watch this movie clip from Shall We Dance first. Witness.  A witness … Continue reading

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Come Grow Old With Me

I remember when we reached the point in our marriage where we had been together longer than we had been single. It was thrilling to have crossed that milestone bringing with it a sense of success. Although we were very … Continue reading

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Happy Hour

It’s the time of the week when our attention turns to what God is saying through other marriage blogs we respect and enjoy. We call them our Specials of the Week! Enjoy! Oh, and you might find it interesting that … Continue reading

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Marriage Is – Being On The Same Team Fighting A Common Enemy

Dr. Al Mohler continues in his excellent article by summarizing thus: How does marriage glorify God? Tertullian, one of the early church fathers, offers wisdom: “How beautiful, then, the marriage of two Christians, two who are one in home, one … Continue reading

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What Does It Look Like To Glorify God In Your Marriage?

Dr. Albert Mohler is one of our favorite writers, pastors, teachers, and also serves as the President of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He wrote an article titled Marriage and the Glory of God that so wonderfully describes what this … Continue reading

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Happy Hour

We can’t remember the last time we featured our favorite blogs on our normal Happy Hour posts. The reason? We haven’t been able to read other blogs with all the personal things going on in our life. But things are … 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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The House Our Marriage Built

Building a healthy, God-glorifying marriage can be compared to building a house, it takes planning, effort, lots of long days of communication about miscommunications, and hammering away at sin as it’s revealed. After years of hard work you hopefully end … Continue reading

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Have I Disappointed You?

The other night Tom asked me if he had ever disappointed me. It was one of those questions that you can’t answer quickly. I thought for a moment and realized that in all honesty the only disappointments had come when … Continue reading

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A Walk Through The Vineyard

I (Tom) am currently reading an excellent book by Mark and Grace Driscoll titled, Real Marriage – the truth about sex, friendship and life together. I highly recommend it. This morning I read about Song of Solomon 2:15 and “the … Continue reading

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Happy Hour

This week’s Special Blog of the Week is: One Flesh Marriage We have had the privilege to meet Brad and Kate in person. In fact, we had them over for dinner at our home when they were visiting Orlando. They … Continue reading

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Happy Hour

We’ve decided with our schedules being unpredictable as of late, to change the format of our weekly Happy Hour post. Instead of sharing one link from several marriage blogs, we’re going to begin sharing one or more posts from one … Continue reading

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Measuring Marriage Maturity

The distance between a conflict and resolution is an indicator of the maturity of your marriage. Work on shortening this distance, and you will be on the road to growing your marriage in the right direction. How do you do … Continue reading

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Joy In The Rhythm of Life

It is 11p. as I’m writing this post. We’ve had a busy day going our separate ways, doing the things we need to do. Tom had doctors appointments, phone calls about business opportunities, and an after dinner get together with … Continue reading

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She Loves Me…She Loves Me Not

We were in the car recently talking about the following, and we want to share our conversation with you. We’ve all heard this common verse repeated by hopeful lovers while removing each petal from a daisy. When the last petal … Continue reading

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Happy Hour

It’s been awhile since we’ve posted our Happy Hour. It’s certainly not because there aren’t any good posts to read. In fact, it’s quite the opposite. With our newly formed Christian Marriage Bloggers Association the members have stepped up to … Continue reading

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Our 1,000th Post!

It’s true. It came upon us so suddenly and yet, it does seem a long time since we began this blogging journey with all of you in our vineyard. We have laughed. We have cried. We have been encouraged. And … Continue reading

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United In Pros[e] and Cons

We are privileged to be a part of the Christian Marriage Bloggers Association. It is amazing to meet so many like-minded couples who desire to see marriages become all God intended them to be. We are all in this together, … Continue reading

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