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Seek the Lord Together

Seek the Lord Together

Philippians 4:6-7 says, “Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ...

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How’s Your Prayer Life – Together?

How’s Your Prayer Life – Together?

Hopefully your response to that question isn’t “Here we go, and yet another thing we are not doing in our marriage.” Instead, let this question be a good reminder that taking time to pray together is a practice that strengthens your marriage. Let’s take a deep breath...

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Did I Marry the Right Person? Our Story

Did I Marry the Right Person? Our Story

Did I marry the right person? Have you ever asked yourself that question? Perhaps while you were dating you were so sure you wanted to spend the rest of your life with that person. Then again, maybe you observed red flags and ignored them. It could be that you thought...

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What Your Spouse Needs from You: One Thing

What Your Spouse Needs from You: One Thing

Have you ever picked up a magazine and read front page titles along the lines of, “10 Vital Things My Spouse Needs From Me”, “5 Actions You Can Take Today That Will Fulfill Your Spouse’s Needs”, “If You Satisfy These 3 Needs, You Will Have a Happy Wife/Husband”? This...

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Muscle Up to Effective Communication

Muscle Up to Effective Communication

My (Roland) future son in law (engaged to my daughter Abi), Zach recently showed me a video of him doing a muscle up. What is a muscle up, you ask? Well, it’s a CrossFit exercise that is extremely difficult to accomplish. If I attempted a muscle up it would most...

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It’s Time to Leave and Cleave

It’s Time to Leave and Cleave

For some people change is hard, for others it’s what they love. Wherever you land on that statement, the reality is that when you get married, there will be changes. One big one is that it's time to leave and cleave. I don’t think you can adequately cover all the...

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