How Can I Be Married to My Best Friend?

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What would you do if your spouse came down with a life-threatening illness? What would you want your kids to know about you? What would you want them to know about marriage and family if you weren’t around to be a mentor for them later in life? These are the kinds of questions that Hal and Melanie Young began to think about when they discovered that Hal had stage 4 cancer. With a house full of boys (plus two little {Read More}

Reflections from Apologia Live: Your Marriage with Jeannie Fulbright

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Jeannie Fulbright shared on celebrating your marriage. I’m sharing some snippets from her session at Apologia Live.

Guest Post: Enriching Your Marriage

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A Guest Post from: Rebecca Brandt

Rebecca is a homeschool Mom…who turned in her combat boots, point shoes and high heels for slippers and tennis shoes.  You can find her at Mom’s Mustard Seeds…or running around the yard or woods giggling with the amazing children God has blessed her with…or you might just find her smooching her hubby!

Guest post on Chapter 2 of HEART from Rebecca of Mom’s Mustard Seeds: It’s a beautiful story we (girls) grow up watching… Cinderella, Snow White… well, ok, not completely beautiful – they have horrible lives, but then, Prince Charming comes along and sweeps them off of their feet and they live ‘happily ever after… … … ‘

or so the story ends.

How to Have a H.E.A.R.T. for Your Kids – Chapter 2

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What are my kids learning from my marriage? They are always watching me and learning from me. So, what are they learning from my marriage?

God’s intention for marriage is oneness (or unity) and sacrifice. Marriage is supposed to be a picture or example of our relationship with God.

Book Review: Happily Ever After by Gary Chapman

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Happily Ever After.  Doesn’t it sound lovely?  That’s one of the reasons I chose to read and review this book, but the real motivation was the author.  This book is written by Gary Chapman who is also the author of one of my favorite marriage and relationship books, The Five Love Languages.  Josh and I read The Five Love Language when we were dating and it has been a wonderful help to understanding each other for the last 10+ years. {Read More}