Marriage

Guest Post: 5 Simple Ways to Pull Your Marriage Out of A Stall

In my series on Christian marriage, I was honored to have Jenny from My Autumn Reflections hop over and share her wise words of counsel on marriages stuck in a rut. At My Autumn Reflections,  Jenny blogs about parenting, marriage, a relationship with God, life skills, healing from past hurts, establishing healthy boundaries in relationships and more. Please join… Continue reading Guest Post: 5 Simple Ways to Pull Your Marriage Out of A Stall

Marriage

Guest Post: Being Your Husband’s Helpmeet: What it Actually Means

Over 50% of marriages end in divorce. Divorce is tragic. Nobody is unscathed when a divorce occurs. Children are wounded, and often left bitter and angry, and stuck in the middle between parents. The wife and husband are typically affected on all levels-spiritually, emotionally, physically, and financially. How many of these divorces could have been… Continue reading Guest Post: Being Your Husband’s Helpmeet: What it Actually Means

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Guest Post: Three Simple Secrets to a Delightful Marriage

Secrets of a Successful Marriage Divorce is a sad word, it is such a permanent fix for an often temporary problem within a marriage. Too many couples call it quits and head for the courthouse to end their marriages. While I am not claiming to be a marriage expert by any means, I do know… Continue reading Guest Post: Three Simple Secrets to a Delightful Marriage

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Practicing Christian Hospitality: Thanksgiving Reimagined

Thanksgiving is great, isn’t it? The day that you have been planning, buying, and preparing for is almost here. You can almost taste the turkey, smell the pie, and see the smiling faces of your loved ones around you. Your heart and home will both be filled with warmth as you count your blessings on… Continue reading Practicing Christian Hospitality: Thanksgiving Reimagined

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Six Reasons Why Kids Should Do Chores

I have a large family, six of whom are children. In this family, we are a team. We often work together or independently for the greater good of our team. We serve each other, often reluctantly, but nonetheless. My husband and I believe that our children will benefit from hard work, routine, and be serving… Continue reading Six Reasons Why Kids Should Do Chores

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The Blessed Life of a Homemaker: Choosing Contentment

Even though it is fall in northern Michigan, you would not be able to tell.  The temps are in the mid 20’s and we have enough snow for the kids to go sledding. Of course, fall blends right into winter and onto into the spring.  We can easily have six months of continuous presence of… Continue reading The Blessed Life of a Homemaker: Choosing Contentment

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Impulse buying: The Downfall of Every Budget and Tips on How to Prevent It

I make good money, I just don’t know where it goes! I had to put it on my credit card because I ran out of money! I just had to buy that (insert any item) because it was (on sale, only one left)! I love a good sale! What is Impulse Buying? By definition, impulse… Continue reading Impulse buying: The Downfall of Every Budget and Tips on How to Prevent It