Day 10: 11 Ways to Make Couples Devotions A Habit

11 Ways Busy Couples Can Make Bible Time Happen

I reached across the bed and squeezed my husband’s hand. “We’ll get through this, babe,” he said. “Let’s pray and ask God for help.” Looking back, I honestly don’t remember what was troubling me that early morning. I just remember that I’d come into the bedroom a few minutes before with tears on my cheeks… 

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Day 7: In Sickness and in Health: Keeping Your Marriage Strong When a Chronic Illness Happens

31 Days to a Better Marriage

In Sickness and in Health: Keeping Your Marriage Strong when a Chronic Illness Happens “In sickness and in health.” My husband and I lived those vows before we ever got engaged. In fact, we’d only been dating about six months when I rushed him to the emergency room because he couldn’t breathe. Two weeks of… 

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Day 3: 5 Habits to Make Marriage a Priority

31 Days to a Better Marriage

Sometimes life just gets plain busy, doesn’t it? Raising kids. Keeping a home. Outside ministry involvement. The to-do lists seem never ending and the responsibilities we carry as women can be quite overwhelming. Throughout the many years of my marriage comprised of raising and training my children, living through health and financial storms, and being… 

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Day 2: 3 Things Your Husband Feels About Sex – That You Might Not Know or Believe

31 Days to a Better Marriage

3 Things Your Husband Feels About Sex – That You Might Not Know or Believe Having blogged for four years on Christian sex in marriage, I’ve logged over 6,800 comments. Although my main audience is wives, many men provide feedback. Again and again, husbands have touched on three themes…which surprised me. I wasn’t surprised by… 

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Day 1: 5 Tips to Help Married Couples Navigate Through Miscarriage

31 Days to a Better Marriage

As I was praying about how to open this year’s 31 Days to a Better Marriage series, the Lord was very clear: share how you and your husband worked through your miscarriages. While this topic is one that I have only recently begun to open up about publicly, it still remains one of the most raw and painful… 

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Platinum Marriage

Managing Your Blessings

Platinum Marriage 20 years of marriage is called “Platinum.” Such an exquisite metal. I went looking for what makes platinum so sought after. According to Wikipedia, Because of its scarcity in the earth’s crust, only a few hundred tonnes are produced annually, and is therefore highly valuable and is a major precious metal commodity. Platinum is the least reactive… 

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The Day I Walked Out on My Husband and Children

The Day I Walked Out on My Husband and Children by Jolene Engle

I’ll never forget that day.  It was an ordinary day for the stay-at-home wife and mom.  A day filled with infant feedings, diaper changes, toddler tantrums, and training the strong-willed child.  A day of utter exhaustion laced with despair–at least in my mind. I didn’t know what else to do.  I was isolated.  Ill-equipped.  Depressed…. 

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