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When Dividing the Labor Divides the Marriage

by admin on April 30, 2015 in Relationship with 3 Comments

Life has to get done, and someone has to do it.  In a marriage, dividing that labor can be a sticky web of personality clashes, time constraints, and differing priorities.  How can a husband and wife actually divide their labors in a way that keeps unity in the marriage?  Read “It’s Not About the Dishes”…continued here

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Worship from the Start

by admin on April 23, 2015 in Ceremony Traditions, Music with 4 Comments

Many brides choose to have hymns sung as they walk down the aisle. It’s a beautiful way to tie into the history of sacred tradition as many saints have done before them. Whether a cappella or accompanied, the opening song becomes the intro to the story of the bride and groom’s marriage. At a recent…continued here

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The Significant Marriage Weekend Seminar in Los Angeles

by admin on March 7, 2015 in Relationship with 2 Comments
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When TV Takes First Place

by admin on March 4, 2015 in Relationship with No Comments

What do you do when your spouse has a TV habit that makes you feel invisible and undervalued?  This common dynamic can subtly divide a marriage team and can derail a marriage from its God-given purposes.  But TV is not the enemy.  At the heart of the conflict are hurts such as feeling alone, unheard,…continued here

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TV, The Third Wheel

by admin on September 6, 2014 in Relationship with No Comments

TV is an amazing gift to be sure, but so many couples, my husband and I included, let it take a place in the marriage that limits and dulls the connection between husband and wife, as well as between each person and God.  How can a husband and wife create healthy boundaries in their TV…continued here

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The Significant Marriage Weekend Seminar

by admin on July 16, 2014 in Relationship with 5 Comments

I’m so excited to announce that my husband and I are leading The Significant Marriage seminar in Whittier, CA on August 22-24. Please come if you are able! What is The Significant Marriage? It is by far and away the best marriage seminar I have attended. It helps each couple build a tool belt for…continued here

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Married with Baby

by admin on May 29, 2014 in Family, Relationship, Uncategorized with No Comments

Marriage is tough. Parenting seems tougher. How can you strengthen your marriage team in the early stages of parenting? Check out my articles “New Mommy Secrets” and “New Daddy Secrets” on GrowthTrac Ministry’s site. Tweet

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In First Place

by admin on May 6, 2014 in Relationship with 2 Comments

My husband is my beloved, my chosen one.  Since we fell in love, he has had first place in my heart.  Well, until we had our daughter, that is. I know I’m not alone.  Many marriages fall to the wayside when the kids come.  For several months, this is a necessary shift in focus, a…continued here

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Ch-ch-ch-changes

by admin on March 8, 2014 in Uncategorized with 1 Comment

Hello SCB fans, Thank you for your patience with me on my (very long) maternity leave.  Motherhood has been a joyful journey so far! On that note, it is with both delight and sadness that I announce the end of my active authorship of The Sweet Christian Bride.  I will still post occasionally and I…continued here

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HansonEllis.com

by admin on August 17, 2013 in Gifts and Favors, Invitations, Thank You, Vendor with 2 Comments

“HansonEllis.com is a leading online provider of unique party favors, invitations, and personalized gifts for wedding, company events, and special occasions. We strive to help others celebrate life with love, trust, and faith.” Tweet

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