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Posts by Lynn Knapp

Making New Years Resolutions Together as a Couple

New year! New you! Isn’t that the hope when we make a long list of all the things we want to change in a year? We see it as a fresh start and a chance to become a better, healthier, and more successful you. However so often we get to the end of January and…

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Tips For A Successful Second Marriage

There tends to be a stigma towards those who are in or entering a second marriage. It’s true, when people get married the first time they usually go into it thinking it’ll only happen once. However that is not always the case, whether they were too young, had to escape abuse or had an unfaithful…

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Benefits of Praying Together

Life can get chaotic, busy, loud, and even messy. In fact the things we fill our time with may not be inherently bad or negative, such as church, men and women’s Bible studies, children’s sports events, or even date nights. Some of the things we fill our schedule with may even draw us closer to…

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Ways to Honor your In-Laws

Marriage is a beautiful union between two people. However, whether we like it or not, attached to your spouse comes their “support system.” When you marry someone you not only get the one but you also get the parents and siblings, making you now apart of the family. This new extension of family could include…

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How A Marriage Can Survive Infertility…

There is so much beauty in the way God created human beings. He not only chose to make us individually unique but also made our counterpart physically different. Men and women are made to balance and compliment one another as one. Therefore we see in scripture that God brought them together and then spoke the…

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A 1 Corinthians 13 Kind of Love

Love according to the dictionary is defined as an intense feeling of deep affection and/or a great interest and pleasure in something. Therefore with this definition the word “ love” becomes interchangeable from “I love coffee, chocolate, and Taco Bell” to “I love Jesus, my spouse, and my children.” This word seems to fit better…

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Mutual Respect In A Marriage

To honor a person is to respect them; in fact the definition of respect is “a feeling of deep admiration for someone or something elicited by their abilities, qualities or achievements.” However respect in a marriage requires a step farther than just a feeling it requires action, a declaration of value for another person. Respect…

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The Affects of Attachment Styles in a Relationship

Connection. Bond. Intimacy. Vulnerability. Trust. Support. These words describe the benefits of relationship. As humans we are created for relationship with God and with one another. In fact forming relationships with people is vital to our emotional and mental wellbeing, and even our survival. We need each other. We need to feel connected to another…

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Honoring God with Your Sex Life

What does your marriage bed look like? Does your spouse try to make advances by slowly rubbing their hands down your body or attempting to passionately kiss you and you find yourself saying more often than not, “Not tonight honey, I’m too tired.” The world tends to send the message that sex outside of marriage…

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Discovering Your Spouse’s Love Language

Have you ever received a gift on a day that was not your birthday or anniversary, not even a special occasion, from your spouse and even though there was gratitude in your heart you look at him/her with a slight confused look? Or your spouse moves around the house from chore to chore when, even…

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