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Ten Lies About Love

The greatest human need is love. Most people would rather be loved and hungry, than full and alone.  However, there’s confusion when it comes to defining and identifying love.  Even country and rock singers can’t agree about what love is. We’ve all heard the catch-phrases people use for giving heart advice, but some of those glib sayings need to be debunked. 1. Love […]

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How to Git the Honey-Do List Dun

Warm weather  and weekends are for projects, or so women think. Warm weather and weekends are for relaxing, or so men think. Spring is getting closer and our Honey-Do Lists are getting longer. The longer the list gets, the higher chance you have for marital conflict.  I asked my husband for his insight on the  […]

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Fight Right with your Spouse

No matter how happily married, or how many ever-afters they’ve been married, all couples fight. I can already hear some of your horrified reactions, “OH, NO!  We don’t fight!” (These models are highly experienced and well-trained.  Do not try this at home. No spouses were harmed in the photo op.)   I’m not talking about […]

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Ten Things to Look for in The Perfect Man

  For years I’ve joked with  single women, “You’ll never find The Perfect Man because I married him.” My love for my husband grows and changes from year to year as we survive trials and tribulation.  They aren’t troubles within the marriage, they’re troubles outside we’ve weathered together. In fact, we’ve often joked that if […]

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Beauty from Ashes

Isaiah 61:3 shows the Lord’s pattern for exchanging  “beauty from ashes.” It is a theme of comfort, hope and healing. It’s a  message to encourage and strengthen those who are having difficult times. I find the gift my Dad chose for my Mom, in honor of their 50th Wedding Anniversary, was poignantly symbolic. He had 50 […]

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Laughter Doeth the Marriage Well

Not that 24 years makes me an expert, but I think I have learned a few things about marriage. Laughter makes all things better. Sometimes you have to laugh, or you would cry. Marriage is hard because well, uh, because men are men and women are women. I know,  that’s deep. We’re different.  We think differently.  We […]

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HAPPILY EVER AFTERS Don’t Just HAPPEN

Everyone, especially women, adores love stories with the Happily Ever After Ending. They have this fairy tale idea that the Happy Ever After automatically begins right after the honeymoon.       We’ve all heard the saying “The Honeymoon’s Over.” That saying isn’t without cause. When the wedding planning, the ceremony and the honeymoon are […]

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