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Sharing 36 Questions

Sharing 36 Questions

Conversations – asking questions and sharing thoughtfully creates intimacy between a couple. Last month I wrote about ways to create a conversation with your spouse. (You can read that post here.) That post had resources and links to questions. I’m still adding to the Pinterest board I created with all the links, because people seem to be interested. (They’re still pining, anyway!) Guess what? I found a new set of...

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Faith is an Every Day Decision

Faith is an Every Day Decision

Now faith is being sure  of what we hope for, and certain of what  we do not see. Hebrews 11:1 Faith is a decision we make every day. It’s not a one, and done… A solid faith in God – in Christ’s love – needs to be nurtured. What actions are you and your spouse taking today to remain strong in...

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All The Love Languages Covered with Chocolate

All The Love Languages Covered with Chocolate

I’d like to introduce you to my friend, Shannon.  She’s a pastry chef. She makes delightful desserts… And beautiful, sweet displays in high-end restaurants. The picture above is a taste-tempting treat she created for her parents’ anniversary. Shannon knows the power of food to encourage! As a young business woman, she wants to share her professional tips and tricks, so she’s created a Facebook page for Holiday...

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Everything You Do

Everything You Do

Above all else guard your heart for everything you do flows from it. Proverbs 4:23 (NIV) Guard Your Heart We are in that season - the one where we want to focus on Christ, on advent, the waiting and preparing for His birth. Yes, we want to seek Him. And yet. The busy-ness, the call-to-action, the buying and crafting and wrapping, the baking and roasting, and simmering can take over our moments, hours, and days. Unless… We guard our...

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Bring Back Courtesy to Your Marriage

Bring Back Courtesy to Your Marriage

What happened to the value of courtesy in marriage? As a differentiating value, Courtesy means:  polite behavior; or gracious good manners.  As parents, we hope we taught our kids to be polite, and we’re pleasantly surprised when we receive a gracious action from a complete stranger. Courtesy – polite behavior adds up to a pleasant experience. But what’s happening to the exchange of common courtesy in marriage? Most married...

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Robert and I are on an adventure - traveling in a 5th Wheel and truck for 18 months. Here are some photos from our trek... You can join us at Http://RobertandLori.com

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