Tag Archives: Relationships

Jay and Laura Laffoon

Jay and Laura Laffoon are marriage and relationship edu-tainers. They teach about those topics by using humor. We first saw them at an AMFM Conference years ago. If you ever get to see them in person with their Ultimate Date Night you … Continue reading

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Pre-Engagement Mentoring

We have recently been mentoring a couple who asked for mentoring when they were thinking of getting engaged. We thought it was tremendously mature on their part to ask and we were honored to mentor them. We used the mentoring book “Before … Continue reading

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Make Your Spouse’s Day a Little Brighter

What is one thing you could do today to make your spouse’s day just a little brighter? Here are some some ideas that cross my mind: Put a smile or a heart on a post it note. Use a dry … Continue reading

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The Intimacy Merry-Go-Round

In their book, “Stripped Down“, Tony and Alisa Dilorenzo mention six types of intimacy: emotional, intellectual, spiritual, recreational, financial, and physical intimacies. In their book, “Red Hot Monogamy“, Bill and Pam Farrel discuss eight types of intimacy: social, financial, recreational, vocational, parental, … Continue reading

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“I Messed Up”. Those are Freeing Words!

I found this to be a great post from Sheila Gregoire to help people understand that if they are in a tough marriage situation they made bad choices that got them there, but they also can make good choices to … Continue reading

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Mowing the Grass

We went to a marriage conference this past weekend and one of the audience members had a great analogy about working on your relationship. He said that if you put off mowing the grass when it needs be mowed it … Continue reading

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Sideswiped and Going Backwards

This weekend we attended a marriage conference lead by our friends from Grace & Truth Counseling and Coaching, Jeff and Jill Williams. We were not presenters but because we know their material and the conference was relatively large, we had … Continue reading

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Modern Reject: The Mystery of Marriage

The phrase Jesus used about marriage, “and they became one flesh” (Genesis 2:24), I think is more profound than we have often realized. I thought this post from the blog Modern Reject was great about what one flesh means. This was great … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Death

As Sharon mentioned in a recent post, my mother passed away in early December which has brought on a time of reflection about how fragile life is and how none of us knows how long we have left on this earth. She had some … Continue reading

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Encouragement for Tough Marriages by Sheila Wray Gregoire

I thought this was an awesome post by Sheila Wray Gregoire to encourage those in tough marriages. Having been at a tough spot in our own marriage, I agree with her that you have to depend on God. Other people … Continue reading

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