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Visual Veto

by admin on October 4, 2012 in Communication, Spouse with No Comments

Men are visual creatures.  For better and for worse, what they see leaves a lasting impression on them. Men are also opinionated, which can be an asset for their leadership.  Knowing what they want will allow them to lead more confidently and definitively. But what happens when a man is thrust into the plans that his lady has…continued here

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The Sweet Christian Bride

10 Reasons for the Christian Bride To Marry a Christian Man: Reason 10

by admin on July 10, 2012 in Spouse with 1 Comment

Reason 10: God Says So   When you were a kid, did you ever hate it when your parents told you, “Because I said so!”?  All we wanted were some answers to guide our inquisitive minds, some reasoning to validate that our parents respected our growing intellect, and some discipline to remind us that our…continued here

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10 Reasons for the Christian Bride To Marry a Christian Man: Reason 9

by admin on July 8, 2012 in Spouse with No Comments

Reason 9: You Can’t Change Him The adage, “Women marry men hoping they will change; men marry women hoping they won’t,” isn’t always far from the truth.   The things that attract you to your fiancé now are probably the things that will start bugging you later.  You love that he’s a man’s man, but…continued here

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10 Reasons for the Christian Bride To Marry a Christian Man: Reason 8

by admin on July 5, 2012 in Spouse with No Comments

Reason 8: Moving Towards Oneness (Fixing Your Eyes on Jesus) Do you ever find that when your friends start saying certain phrases or slang you start doing it to?  My friends and I would always abbreviate everything. “Totes” (for totally), “Late” (for see you later), and so forth.  But Chris is not a fan of…continued here

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The Sweet Christian Bride

10 Reasons for the Christian Bride To Marry a Christian Man: Reason 7

by admin on July 3, 2012 in Spouse with 3 Comments

Reason 7: Joyful Submission Submission is one of those loaded words that can make people squirm when it’s applied to them.  In fact, a man at my wedding told me that my vows were awesome except for “that whole submitting stuff.”  Before you get too scared to read on, let me ask you, if you…continued here

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10 Reasons for the Christian Bride To Marry a Christian Man: Reason 6

by admin on July 1, 2012 in Spouse with No Comments

Reason 6: 100/100 If you ask 20 people off the streets what the fairest percentage of commitment is that two people could give in a relationship, your overwhelming response would probably be 50/50.  That’s the only logical division that indicates mutual commitment to a relationship, right? But what if each spouse in a marriage gave…continued here

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The Sweet Christian Bride

10 Reasons for the Christian Bride To Marry a Christian Man: Reason 5

by admin on June 28, 2012 in Spouse with No Comments

Reason 5: Personal Healing In 2004, my friend tried to kill herself.  I was watching The Incredibles with Chris (we were just dating at that point) when my phone rang.  It was from my friend’s boyfriend.  I thought it was odd that he was calling me, but I let it go to voicemail.  Instead of…continued here

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10 Reasons for the Christian Bride To Marry a Christian Man: Reason 4

by admin on June 26, 2012 in Spouse with No Comments

Reason 4: A Common Goal of Bettering Each Other When I was a Brownie in Girl Scouts, I heard the Golden Rule for the first time: Do unto others as you would want done to yourself.  I had no idea that this rule had a Biblical parallel, but it made sense, so I tried to…continued here

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10 Reasons for the Christian Bride To Marry a Christian Man: Reason 3

by admin on June 24, 2012 in Spouse with No Comments

Reason 3: A Common Foundation for Children Where do we learn about Jesus if not from our families?  What happens if what we learn independently about Jesus contradicts what we have learned from our families?  Or what if the contradiction is within the family? I’ve seen families in which one parent is a fervent Christian and…continued here

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10 Reasons for the Christian Bride To Marry a Christian Man: Reason 2

by admin on June 21, 2012 in Spouse with No Comments

Reason 2: A Common Foundation for Finances  Money, money, money… yes, money is awesome!  Money is the means by which we provide and give.  It can bring such blessing and can multiply creativity and imagination.  But the love of money, rather than the appreciation of it, can destroy us. Did you know that issues over…continued here

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