Why Eating Supper Together Matters

It is one of the most simple ideas ever – eating supper together around a table as a family. My parents did this with my twin sister, my brother and myself almost every night when we were growing up. I am so thankful! And now my husband and I do this with our children – […]

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Focus on TODAY

Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat or drink; or about your body, what you will wear. Is not life more important than food, and the body more important than clothes? … The pagans run after all these things, and your heavenly Father knows that you need them. […]

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Expectations – Part 4

We have been looking at our expectations and how they get us into trouble in our marriages this week.  (Click here for Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3) I love the quote, “Expectations are premeditated resentment.” This is particularly true of unrealistic or unbiblical expectations. The number of expectations I have had of my […]

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Expectations – Part 2

Yesterday, we looked at some common expectations that wives often carry into marriage and how they can create resentment in us (For Part 1 of Expectations, please click here).  We also looked at reality vs. these expectations. Here are some more expectations that we often bring into marriage that sometimes create resentment that if I […]

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Expectations – Part 1

We all go into marriage with a lot of expectations.  (Click here for Part 2, Part 3, Part 4) And, as a reader of mine quoted last week, “Expectations are premeditated resentment.” Ladies, what are some expectations you have of your husband and marriage? Some expectations – I believe are valid.  I believe we should […]

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A Wife's Little Victories as God Changes Her Heart

From a dear wife, thank you so much for sharing!! Since the argument, I have been praying and applying the principle of being respectful towards my husband and it really does work. Maybe a part of it is that after an argument we are both usually more kind and careful to act in the right […]

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Professional Parking Consultant

This is a guest post from Kate McKenzie at www.mcmiracle.com  I’m a psychopath really. For the last seven-ish years I have been trying to tell Jason where to park and how to park. Pretty much wherever we go. This is not an exaggeration for the purpose of a more interesting post. I literally should have […]

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The Non-Fight.

Today’s post is by my good friend, Kayla.  God is working in this girl’s heart and marriage and it is BEAUTIFUL!!!!!!  You can find her at www.lessonsofmercy.wordpress.com.  Thanks for sharing, Kayla!  This brings me so much JOY! OK, So typically – I would never get on and brag about the fact that Josh and I […]

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Handling "External Pressure" on This Journey

A Wife’s Questions I just wanted to start off by saying thank you and God bless you so much for your labor of love in creating the wonderful blogs that are blessing me and so many others.  I was thinking to myself this morning that ever since I discovered your blog about a month ago […]

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