Words to Encourage

Being Sincere – It Starts With YOU

Being Sincere – It Starts With YOU

The study of values is called Axiology. We discovered this description of what Robert does every day in a text book our daughter was studying. (It was satisfying to have a word to describe his passion!) What do values have to do with marriage? What do values have to do with anything in life?  We hear and read quite a bit about values as they pertain to business – or businesses which have gone down a path of moral and ethical misbehavior....

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Words to Encourage

Words to Encourage

Words play a part in Robert and my life… How about you & your spouse? Which words - or phrases - do you have displayed in your environment? Surround yourself with words that encourage!   This is a 3-block set I have on my fireplace mantle.  I keep turning the blocks (there’s different words/scripture on each of the 4 sides) as the mood strikes me!  It’s from… Mary and Martha Last year I found a company...

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Encouraging Words: Invite

Encouraging Words: Invite

Did you know there are over 100 synonyms for the word “Encourage“? When I first became interested in how spouses encourage each other, I decided to do a search for all the words related to encouragement. One of the synonyms of encourage is INVITE. Invite. An invitation. To ask in a friendly way – politely – to make a request – to welcome – to tempt. When we first met our spouse, we may have accepted an...

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Positive Effects for your Marriage

Positive Effects for your Marriage

A week ago I spent the day writing down 101 phrases to encourage your spouse (click to go to that post) and it’s had a unique effect in our home… but let me quickly explain our current family dynamics. We have three adult children living in our home for the last few months – our daughter who lives in the self-contained basement apartment because she’s gone back to school, and our son with his wife who are in the guest...

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101 Things To Say To Encourage Your Spouse

101 Things To Say To Encourage Your Spouse

    I love you. Thank you. We have a good future together. I believe God put us together for a reason. I just prayed for you. What would you like for me to ask God for – on your behalf? I would like to help – what would you like me to do? You are amazing. I would like to give you a hug. Let’s kiss for a while. My arms are a great place if you want to cry for a bit. Everybody makes mistakes – it’s OK. I...

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Encouraging Words: Advance

Encouraging Words:  Advance

 Do two walk together unless they have agreed to do so? ~ Amos 3:3 Where are you and your spouse going? It’s not really a hard question – “Where are you going?” You’re going forward, right? But are you going forward, moving in the same direction, with your spouse?  That’s a little more difficult to answer. Marriage = 2 people journeying through joys & sorrows, advancing in agreement. Advance:...

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