Tag Archives: Paul David Tripp

2018 Date Night Challenge – The Letter “Q”

I remember the last time we did the alphabet dates I had the letter “Q” as well. Can I just say I think I should get extra points since this letter is so difficult? But I’m Quite happy to say… … Continue reading

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Marriage A Mess Worth Making – Part 2

If you missed the first post in this series…you need to click here so as not to miss the flow of today’s post. The book, Relationships A Mess Worth Making, goes on to provide “seven tendencies of the sinful heart … Continue reading

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Marriage A Mess Worth Making – Part 1

Marriage can be messy. If you’re fairly new to it, you may be discouraged thinking something is wrong with yours. If you’ve been married for awhile, you may discouraged thinking this is all there is, and maybe even tempted to … Continue reading

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Love, Know, Speak, Do

Years ago we were helping another couple who had been struggling with sexual intimacy. They had a strong marriage. They loved each other, but the wife didn’t really enjoy sex. As the years passed it was getting more and more … Continue reading

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Mercy In The Mess

We have signed up for Wednesday’s Word by Paul Tripp, and imagine our surprise when today’s word went right along with yesterday’s post. We think you’ll be even more encouraged and inspired to let go of the dream for a … Continue reading

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Is Your Marriage A Place of Trust?

It’s no secret that Debi and my favorite author is Paul David Tripp. We read everything he publishes and even follow him on FaceBook and Twitter. A few days ago I came across an excellent questionnaire to use as a … Continue reading

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Happy Hour

Having been on vacation this past week we haven’t read other blogs to give them our weekly blog love.  However, our monthly Here’s To Us Challenge is the twelfth – two days away.  So we ask you to take some … Continue reading

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Game ON!

Most have heard of the game Twenty Questions.  It’s where one person is thinking of something and it’s the challenge for the other player to figure out what it is by asking no more than twenty “yes or no” questions.  … Continue reading

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What Did You Expect

Paul David Tripp has a new book out on marriage titled, What Did You Expect? Redeeming the Realities of Marriage, and you can see it and/or buy it by clicking on the title.  Although we haven’t read it yet, we … Continue reading

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A Look At Mercy

Mercy –  a word if practiced will transform any marriage.  Good marriages thrive on mercy – struggling marriages lack it.  What exactly does mercy look like in our daily lives as husband and wife? Paul Tripp in his excellent book, … Continue reading

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Have You Ever Wondered…

…why God doesn’t just make your relationship better overnight? What happens in the messiness of relationships is that our hearts are revealed, our weaknesses are exposed, and we start coming to the end of ourselves.  Only when this happens do … Continue reading

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