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Five Ways to Love Your Spouse Well When Your Love is Sick

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Five Ways to Love Your Spouse Well When Your Love is Sick

Yes, you read that correctly. “When your love is sick.” Not when you’re lovesick. What does “lovesick” even mean anyway? I digress… I’m joining in again on a Friday Five link up with Mrs. Disciple. Our writing prompt today was “Five Ways to Express Love”. I know I’m not the only one who has trouble loving well when the marriage isn’t going so well. Sacrificial love, they say. Sacrificial love sounds doable when things are going great but putting it into practice when times are tough doesn’t prove easy.

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Every Woman’s Story: How We Can Be #SurprisedByTheHealer {#GIVEAWAY and #LINKUP}

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Every Woman’s Story: How We Can Be #SurprisedByTheHealer  {#GIVEAWAY and #LINKUP}

There are 9 stories in this book. 9 stories of profoundly brave women who have done some hard work to look into their past, embrace grace and receive healing. While my story might be different from these 9 women, some of my thoughts and feelings are the same. These 9 stories, although with different details and scenarios, are every woman’s story. Yours and mine.

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Mingling Holiday Traditions As Newlyweds

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Mingling Holiday Traditions As Newlyweds

It was about 9 o’clock one night last week when my husband and I loaded up in our single cab truck and headed out to Home Depot. We decided that it was the perfect night to take on the highly anticipated search for our perfect first Christmas tree.

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Thank You Letters #FridayFive #LinkUp

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Thank You Letters #FridayFive #LinkUp

Today I’m feeling particularly thankful. There have been seasons when the words “Happy” and “Merry” in front of any holiday expression were hard enough to say and nearly impossible to feel. On this day, being mindful of my hurts and all who may be hurting, I am reminded of so many things I can be thankful for even in the thick of it.

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A Marriage Prayer and #SYMBIS #Giveaway

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A Marriage Prayer and #SYMBIS #Giveaway

Today marks 27 years of marriage for my husband Tommy and I. This is nothing short of a miracle. Anyone who has been married longer than a week could say the same thing.

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Marriage Stories – And Then I Met You, A Guest Post by Aundi Kolber

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Marriage Stories – And Then I Met You, A Guest Post by Aundi Kolber

Marriage can be both ridiculously wonderful and ridiculously hard. My husband and I will be married for 27 years this month. Our oldest daughter and her husband also got married in November and just celebrated their 2nd anniversary. I have asked a few friends to share their hearts with us during the month of November on the topic of marriage. I’m so honored that they have agreed to empty their hearts so our hearts can be filled.

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Marriage Stories – Covenant, A Guest Post by Hannah Kallio

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Marriage Stories – Covenant, A Guest Post by Hannah Kallio

Marriage can be both ridiculously wonderful and ridiculously hard. My husband and I will be married for 27 years this month. Our oldest daughter and her husband also got married in November and just celebrated their 2nd anniversary. I have asked a few friends to share their hearts with us during the month of November on the topic of marriage. I’m so honored that they have agreed to empty their hearts so our hearts can be filled.

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Marriage Stories – Down To The Studs, A Guest Post by Brianna George

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Marriage Stories – Down To The Studs, A Guest Post by Brianna George
Marriage can be both ridiculously wonderful and ridiculously hard. My husband and I will be married for 27 years this month. Our oldest daughter and her husband also got married in November and just celebrated their 2nd anniversary. I have asked a few friends to share their hearts with us during the month of November on the topic of marriage. I’m so honored that they have agreed to empty their hearts so our hearts can be filled. I pray my friend, Brianna George’s, words flow straight from her heart to yours. This post was originally shared on her beautiful site, Unveiled and Revealed. Be sure to go read more of her heart there.

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Because the Bride Smiled

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Because the Bride Smiled

Today, 2 years ago, I woke up to what would be the longest and most exhausting day of my life to date. I finished November 2, 2013 with not one ounce of anything left in my body. Energy, emotion, thoughts, words, nothing. It was also one of the most wonderful days of my life.

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Five Books To Read When Your Marriage Is In Crisis

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A good marriageA bit of a confession… Tommy, my husband, and I do not have a perfect marriage. Sometimes we don’t even have a good marriage. Did you think we did?

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