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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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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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Communication Tips for Married Couples

Communication gives a person the opportunity to know and be known. It is the foundation of all relationships, whether you’re communicating with a friend or with your spouse. Communication gives two people a chance to connect, build, trust, be vulnerable, and to learn from one another. A good conversation brings people together, but bad communication…

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How to Diffuse Arguments With Your Spouse

One of the best things, and sometimes the worse thing, about people is that we are all created uniquely different with our own thoughts, opinions, corks, personality, gifting’s etc. In fact it’s often those differences that bring two people together. You know the saying “opposites attract,” it so often rings true when two people come…

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Family Devotionals With Teens

As often as your teen hangs out with friends or is behind a screen scrolling through social media, you, as their parent, hold the trump card. As much input as your teen takes in on a daily basis, your voice carries the most weight. You ARE the greatest influence in your teenager’s life. Phew! However,…

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Top Areas of Conflict in a Marriage

Marriage is a beautiful gift from God. It is wonderful and comforting having someone by your side as you journey through life. However when two people who are broken with a different background and quirkiness come together, some conflict is bound to happen. Even though few couples like to admit any sort of disagreements they…

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Blended Family Tips

Maybe your first relationship ended in heartache or divorce, or maybe a tragedy or illness took your first love leaving you alone with your children. No matter the circumstance your heart opened up once again to fully love someone else and the two of you decide to get married. However this time the holy union…

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Couples Devotionals

Marriage consists of two very broken people coming together to do life. In other words, it’s hard work! It is challenging to juggle work, house responsibilities, children and anything else that comes your way as well as keeping the fire alive within your marriage. In order for a marriage to remain fresh and connected it…

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