Marriage

Do These Things When Your Marriage Is Heavily Seasoned With Brokenness

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Restoring Hope To Push Thru Seasons of Brokenness     Have you ever been to someone’s house and ate a meal that had WAY too much seasoning?  Maybe it was salt and it made you clench your jaws, or maybe it was spicy pepper and it sent you to the bathroom.  The bottom line is too much seasoning is uncomfortable.   Often times when you hear people discuss marriage, they discuss solutions to marriage problems.  The reality is that not every problem will have a solution on this side of Heaven.  We are imperfect people and we commit to a…
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Creating Healthy Boundaries in Marriage and Business

Marriage and Business Boundaries     There are many different couples.  Some never achieve their potential because they cannot overcome the friction associated with placing comfortable boundaries between marriage and business.     Aquila and Priscilla   Aquila and Priscilla were business partners spoken of in the New Testament. The Bible tells us they were in the tentmaking business and they were in ministry together.  Most couples idolize the strategy they used.  We understand it as a couple who does everything together, and we attempt to do it to the best of our understanding.  This strategy doesn’t work for everyone,…
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The Importance of Communicating Expectations in Marriage

Communicating Expectations in Marriage and Diffusing Confusion     First let me tell you why I’m writing this.  I have experienced firsthand, secondhand, and seen from afar the error of avoiding communication about expectations in marriage. I have been in more than one relationship where marriage boundaries have been tapped, so I speak from experience and observation.   Marriages are crushed because the expectations stay anonymous, and couples are “shooting in the dark”!   Have you ever tried to shoot a gun at a target you can’t see?  Have you ever tried to cook without a physical sense of awareness?  Have…
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How I got pregnant after 5+ years of waiting

How I got pregnant after 5+ years of waiting

  7 Things to do when you want to be pregnant   (Photo above: My husband and I at 35 weeks pregnant.  Three weeks before giving birth to my baby girl!)   I’m writing this to encourage the women who are waiting to conceive.  Not every woman will lay with her husband for the first time and become pregnant.  Some will not conceive after the second, third, or even one-hundredth time having sex!  I was one of the women who laid with my husband for years and did not get pregnant.     When you look around and see other…
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12 Undeniable Laws For Marriage

Learn Practical Tips To Bring Happy Marriage Back From Extinction     For better or for worse is the world’s most difficult contract to live up to.  In employment, you can quit.  In parenthood, the children grow up and live on their own.  With customers, you can choose not to service those that are difficult to collaborate with, but with marriage, you are supposed to stay together forever: “Until death do you part”.  Loving a person without conditions can be difficult.  Investing despite the fact that the person does not invest equally in return can be difficult.  Compromising when you…
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Time: How to Have a Blissful Marriage and A Strong Career

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Balancing Purpose Outside of the Home with Purpose Within The Home     So your married and you have aspirations to have a strong career. Maybe you are like me and you enjoy business. Maybe you have a job that you have your eyes on, but you think that it might take time away from your covenant relationship. What do you do if you want both? I am in your shoes! I have the man of my dreams, a business vision, AND a child. There are many successful business owners who are also balancing these things well and chugging along…
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