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The Honeymoon Habit: Book Review

The Honeymoon Habit: Book Review

As I was working in the Niles Public Library for a few days, I saw this display: There were fiction books, and non-fiction. Christian focused, kid focused and memoirs. Most were self-published. One book had poems by a 12-year old, and another book was a history of unique messages one family sent every Christmas. (That one was interesting because they created poems for each message. I don’t think I could be that creative!) And also on the...

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Going Further with Encouragement

Going Further with Encouragement

In the midst of daily life, sometimes your spouse needs to go beyond what they think they can do. You can help. Your spouse can go further with a bit of encouragement. Truly. Sometimes the incline seems daunting.  (and your spouse is saying to themselves, “I can’t do that…”) But with a bit of encouragement your spouse can go further than they thought. And sometimes the way is a bit uneven… (and they’re...

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Scripture to Strengthen

Scripture to Strengthen

Last week I read a devotional from Lead Like Jesus… Where do you turn when you need help? Your answer is important. Who, or what, we turn to reflects something about our values and what drives our lives. It indicates who or what we worship, and where we find our ultimate security. Jesus found His security in His Father, to whom He freely and frequently turned for help. The Father longs to have the same kind of relationship with you....

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When Communication Is A Challenge

When Communication Is A Challenge

As we travel, Robert and I grab every opportunity to talk with husbands and wives about their marriages. We usually start the conversation by asking what “best practices” they’d recommend to newly-weds.  The two most prevalent responses are: Laughter and Communication Is communication a challenge in your marriage?  Oh, we agree whole-heartily that laughter is the best “reset” button in marriage. Finding the humor...

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Love Your Spouse. Every Day.

Love Your Spouse. Every Day.

Being consistent is either your strength… or it’s a weakness. But if you’re consistent in only ONE area of your marriage make it LOVE. Every day is a new day to love your spouse. When you wake up in the morning, know that today is a day you can, you’re able, it’s possible to love your spouse. Sometimes, after a while in marriage, we lose perspective. Other things may appear to become more important than loving your...

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