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Pursuing Marriage

Today, we celebrate. Today marks the day that my Mister and I have been married three years. In some ways it seems like a lifetime (just the past 6 months seems like a lifetime ago), and in some ways it seems like we’ve just begun.  Instead of writing a thank you card to my love […]

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Prayers for the Journey: Nehemiah

How do your survive and thrive in marriage?  My mister and I are coming up on three years in October, and I’ve learned a lot about praying for him through these three years.  Prayer is such a vital connection in our relationship to the One who loves us like no other, who desires our hearts […]

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kd316 Photography: Sweetheart Shoot: Gina & Brad

Marshmallows.  You normally don’t think of the gooey sugary treat as being something that will bind friends together.  But, before I met my husband, I made marshmallows from scratch for the first time and put it on my blog.  When we came to Arkansas in view of a call for our church, Gina, the wonderful […]

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What Oatmeal Taught Me About Marriage (Cinnamon Raisin Honey Oats)

Just for disclosure sake: I have permission from my husband to share this story. He said he learned a lot from it early in our marriage and he wants to make sure that others learn the same lesson for the good of their marriage! We had probably been married three months or so and having […]

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A Practical Way to Revolutionize Your Marriage

I don’t know of any married woman who says “My marriage is perfect, we don’t need to improve in any area.”  Its just not said.  If it were said, there would be less divorces, no need for marriage counselors, or all the books in every bookstore about how to improve your marriage. This is a […]

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31Days (5): Study Christ

  One of the pieces of advice I give new brides (or brides-to-be) is more than anything in marriage (from a human standpoint) – study your husband.  With all the marriage, sex, and relationship books out there, knowing what pleases your husband (and isn’t a sin) is a great thing that you can bring to […]

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31Days: (4): One way to enjoy marriage

“Enjoy your husband!” – Cara Croft – The Pastor’s Family In the next few days we will be celebrating our two year anniversary. So much has happened in two years, but that is not what this blog is for. One of the joys of my marriage to the Mister has been meeting and getting to […]

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Prayers for the Journey

One of the most important daily things that a wife can do for her husband…is pray for him. I learned this concept almost 17 years before I actually got married, but believe me – it is so true! I can tell the days I pray for my husband, and I can tell the days that […]

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Book Review: The Pastor’s Justification (Jared Wilson/Crossway)

Whoever said being married to a pastor was easy – hasn’t been married to a pastor.  Let me explain and in that explanation, tell you why I chose (and liked) Jared’s book The Pastor’s Justification – a book for pastors (not pastor’s wives). When I went to seminary, I went for the purpose of getting […]

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Marriage, Ministry and Hospitality

Eating, and hospitality in general, is a communion, and any meal worth attending by yourself is improved by the multiples of those with whom it is shared. Jesse Browner Marriage includes many joys! One of the highlights of marriage and ministry for my husband is the idea and general enthusiasm I have for hospitality.  He […]

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