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Marriage Memory Verses

Last week I wrote about fighting fair in marriage. It may not have been an encouraging series to read, but I hope it was useful. However, this week, I wanted to be a bit more upbeat about marriage, so I’m discussing key verses to memorize and meditate on. These are not all marriage-centered verses, but…

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Fighting Fair in Marriage – Part 3

So far, in our short series on fighting fair in marriage, we’ve look at WHO: just you two, and possibly a counselor WHAT: the important issues WHERE: preferably at home, but not in the bedroom WHEN: at a practical low-stress time Now we’re moving on to the WHY and HOW of fighting fair. WHY Why…

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Fighting Fair in Marriage – Part 2

Yesterday, we discussed the WHO and WHAT of fighting fair in marriage: WHO: just you two, and maybe a counselor WHAT: important issues. Today, we will focus on the WHERE and WHEN. Remember, as we discuss these two topics, that the end goal is a strong marriage. A marriage that exudes love, patience, and grace…

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Fighting Fair in Marriage – Part 1

This past September my husband and I celebrated 34 years of marriage. It has not always been easy – what marriage is easy? We’ve brushed up next to divorce a few times and weathered being separated for almost a year. Throughout our marriage, we’ve had our share of disagreements, arguments, and fights – some reasonably…

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5 Lessons Learned From Being a Mom

I loved/love being a mother. I especially loved being a stay-at-home mother. I will not be able to retire as early or as comfortably as might have been possible if I had entered the full-time workforce earlier in life. But I so loved being home with our two boys that I cannot regret that choice….