Tag Archives: Religion & Spirituality

50 Shades Of Grace In Marriage – Part 3

21. Grace helps me grow my friendship with my spouse over all other friendships. 22. Grace helps me continue to study my spouse in order to love them in the way they need it most. 23. Grace helps me remember … Continue reading

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Remember This One Thing Above All Else

Sometimes we need to pause in the middle of our busyness, trouble and worries and remember this truth–God is Sovereign. No matter what comes our way we can trust Him. We realize this is easier to say than to do. … Continue reading

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Don’t Skip This One Thing

I remember hearing as a young adult when considering my future husband to pay attention to how he treated his mother. This was said to be a great indicator of his real character. Through the years I’ve come to see … Continue reading

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One Lasting Answered Prayer

Have you ever considered how your marriage is the result of long-anticipated prayers said before you even met? It’s easy to forget as the years pass, but think about it; Your relationship with your spouse is the answer to prayers … Continue reading

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Do You Do This?

How often do you pray for your spouse? We’re not talking about as you’re driving down the road, but concerted, undistracted time alone with God letting Him know your requests for your spouse? Prayer is our most powerful weapon against … Continue reading

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It’s A Matter Of Worship

We all worship something or someone, and it makes all the difference who or what is the object of our worship. Listen to this short video as Paul Tripp explains this idea more fully: He asks the question, “What is … Continue reading

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I Surrender….All?

Today we head home. I am torn–ready to be back to our special place in this world, but not wanting to say goodbye yet again to my daughter, son-in-love and precious (now 3) grandchildren. ๐Ÿ™‚ But I have another daughter, … Continue reading

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The Day

Journal from May 18, 2005: I woke this morning feeling the weight of time.ย  As the days dwindle down until โ€œThe Dayโ€ is here, I am realizing how small I am, and I am tempted to fear.ย  Tomorrow is uncertain; … Continue reading

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Love Hopes All Things

We recently watched a movie we don’t necessarily recommend, but there was one quote that jumped out at us and was worth remembering: “Beginnings are scary.ย  Endings are usually sad, but it’s what’s in the middle that counts. So when … Continue reading

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How To Encourage When Facing Discouraging Times

This is a hard one for many couples.ย  Especially if the discouraging times are affecting you both.ย  But.ย  We mustn’t forget the third person in our marriage – the Lord.ย  He is capable of lifting our spirits out of the … Continue reading

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