Posts by Lori

No Conditions or Prerequisites: Just Acceptance

No Conditions or Prerequisites: Just Acceptance

Robert has joined me as a co-contributor here at Encourage Your Spouse, adding his male viewpoint to encouragement. I vividly remember that all day event with Dr. Gary Chapman – along with a few hundred other couples, from newly weds to married more than fifty years. Oh, did we all laugh at Dr. Chapman’s stories. Some of them hit pretty close to home for Robert and me. (and from the side-glances and smirks we saw, it had an impact...

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Don’t Grow Weary In Doing Good

Don’t Grow Weary In Doing Good

Just a little nudge… Encourage your spouse… If you don’t encourage her or him – who will? Have courage.  Encourage. So let’s not allow ourselves to get fatigued doing good. At the right time we will harvest a good crop if we don’t give up, or quit. Right now, therefore, every time we get the chance, let us work for the benefit of all, starting with the people closest to us in the community of faith. Galatians 6:9...

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Questions to Start a Conversation

Questions to Start a Conversation

I was talking with a young woman about how her relationship was progressing, when she mentioned something interesting. She said, “We run out of things to talk about.” Not all of us are natural conversationalists. (tweet this) It got me thinking – not all of us are natural conversationalists. Some of us aren’t born with the capability to chat, to natter, to talk about this or that, with ease. For some of us, starting a...

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Positive Leadership in Your Family

Positive Leadership in Your Family

Your attitude shapes your family. Spouse, kids, siblings, parents, and everybody else who is invested in your future, is influenced by your reaction to what life throws at you. The only option you have control over in any situation, is how you respond. What’s your response? Being positive in a negative situation is not naive. It’s leadership. Husbands – encourage your wives! Wives – encourage your husbands!  ...

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Marriage: the greatest travel story ever!

Marriage: the greatest travel story ever!

You like to travel; a cruise is your idea of heaven, or a Route 66 road trip has you pulling out maps, or an all-inclusive resort with a white-sand beach has you salivating for a fruit-flavored iced libation. I’m sure you have some great stories from your travels… Guess what? Marriage is the greatest travel story ever!  (tweet this) As you might know, Robert and I are traveling full time. We’ve been on-the-road for five...

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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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