Tag Archives: Wife

A Secret Wives Would Do Well To Know

Yesterday we shared with you Kate Aldrich’s post titled, Emotional Alphabet. Well, in order to challenge the wives in the same way we’ve challenged the husbands, we want to share with you Brad’s post titled, Emotional Foreplay. Take a moment … Continue reading

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A Secret All Husbands Would Do Well To Know

I was going through older blog posts from some of my favorite marriage bloggers when I found a gem. It’s an article by Kate with One Flesh Marriage, that she wrote in March of 2012 titled, Emotional Alphabet. She shares … 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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25+ Ways To Bless Your Spouse When You’re Expecting

There is nothing that changes the dynamic of your marriage so quickly as hearing these two words: We’re pregnant! Within days the morning sickness (or all day sickness, in some cases) kicks in and the wife is taken out of her … Continue reading

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Honoring Your Spouse On Facebook

One of the things I love about Facebook is seeing how spouse’s honor one another by speaking highly of them in daily status updates. I thought it would be encouraging to all of us to read the ones I’ve found … Continue reading

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You Could Be Dissing Your Marriage And Not Know It

To diss someone is to: —v.t. 1. to show disrespect for; affront. 2. to disparage; belittle.  As you can see to dis your spouse is not the way God intends for husbands and wives to relate. We are to show high regard and honor for … Continue reading

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Are You A Suitable Companion?

As we continue our series focusing on the wife’s role as a helper to her husband, I want to share how much this has helped our marriage become what it is today. Not that I’ve been the one solely to … Continue reading

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The Bachelor…Husband?

Today we’re thrilled to step aside as our son, Jason, shares what’s on his heart concerning marriage. We think you’ll enjoy his writing style as he is quite funny. There is no greater joy than realizing your children have caught … 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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Back To The Basics – Works

They run because it is the fastest way out of poverty in their country. The Kenyan Olympic team uses basic methods that produce olympic results. The residents of Iten is well-known as the “Home of Champions.” And there is good … Continue reading

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Part 1 – I’m Exhausted

It’s amazing how much energy is required to raise a family, yet with each baby that’s born time doesn’t slow down. It marches on whether you’re in step or not. How can a couple continue to make the most of … Continue reading

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Happy Hour

Today I am happier than ever–Tom has joined me in Atlanta and just met our newest granddaughter, Stella Grace, for the first time. It has been a long 11 days without him. He flew in last night, and I felt … Continue reading

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Happy Hour

While the world celebrates Happy Hour trying to forget reality, we celebrate Happy Hour by highlighting great marriage blog posts worth reading. God has linked us together via the Christian Marriage Bloggers Association, so it is with full confidence that … Continue reading

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Happy Hour

It’s been too long since we’ve been able to share with you our Specials of the Week. We’re so glad to be back and ready to welcome the weekend with some great reads for you! First, I want to highlight … Continue reading

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Excel Still More

It’s been 7 and a half years, but it feels like only yesterday.  The Lord took my Dad to his final resting place at the age of 81 in January of 2004.  I miss him – especially this week!  He … Continue reading

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Happy Hour

Here are some blog posts featured on some of our favorite marriage blogs that we believe are “special” and worth your time. Cheers! Dendrochronology Finding What You Want: It’s A Numbers Game – this is a brand new blog by … Continue reading

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