Posts by Lori

How to Know the Good Reasons for Marriage

How to Know the Good Reasons for Marriage

What are the good reasons for marriage? No matter how long you’ve been married – whether your marriage has been smooth sailing or you’ve been smashed down by tsunami-sized waves, time and again… just consider: For what purpose is God using you and your spouse – today?   There is a purpose. There are good reasons for your marriage. I’m sure of it! Our...

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Who is the ideal person to encourage your spouse?

Who is the ideal person to encourage your spouse?

The ideal person to encourage? It’s YOU! Maybe you’ve forgotten how important you are, as her husband – as his wife… Who is the ideal person to encourage your spouse? It’s not his mom. It’s not her employer. It’s not his buddies… or her girl-friends. In marriage – who is the ideal person to encourage your spouse? You are! Yes.  You. You are the ideal person to give...

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Expand Hope for a Strong Future in Your Marriage

Expand Hope for a Strong Future in Your Marriage

What role does hope play in your marriage? Do you talk about the future with your wife or husband?  Some couples have many decades logged in their marriage journey – and they’re planning and hoping for more. Others may be at the beginning of their marriages, and their struggles and triumphs are spread out in front of them, yet to be experienced. Where are you? In those beginning years? A decade or two? Five or more decades of...

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I Love You

I Love You

Encouragement is simple. It’s about painting a picture of hope for your husband or wife, when the current view is dismal. Encouragement is using your faith in God’s goodness to strengthen your spouse’s faith. It’s loving – without condition, or prerequisite – regardless if you receive anything in return. Encouragement is praying for – and with – your spouse, raising your voices as one… to...

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How Can Your Spouse Encourage You?

How Can Your Spouse Encourage You?

Hello – It’s Lori!  ~  I’ve been writing about encouragement, here at Encourage Your Spouse, since 2007.  I’m so thankful you’ve been reading the posts, and all the emails where you’ve shared your story. Moving forward, I’d like to take the topic of encouragement in marriage a little deeper – a little more specific… but I need your help. How can your spouse encourage you? Click To...

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Be Encouraged
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We invite you to receive emails to encourage you – we write at least once a week on a topic which we hope will encourage you in your marriage, and enrich your lives.

To thank you for connecting, we’d also like to give you a free resource - an ebook (pdf) “27 Encouraging Activities”  to get you started.

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