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Crisis-proof your budget

When Paula Bliss divorced her husband six years ago, she hit…

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Berate or Communicate?

Neither of us liked confrontation. Hurts and…

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The Freedoms of Abstinence

Bernice Krahn and Rita Salvadalena, volunteers at the Crisis…

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Internet Relationships: Caution!

The internet has brought us a lot of advantages, but we need…

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The Life of the Widow – Part 5: Rebuilding Her Life

Understandably, the loss of a companion whom one has…

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Where Do I Belong?

Tim lifted his eyes from his plate and looked around the…

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Marital Conflict in the Bible

I don’t like arguments, and I especially do not like…

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People of a Promise

Last month, on February 15th, I observed the seventeenth…

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The Death of Marriage

Therefore shall a man leave his father and mother, and shall…

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The Empty Nest Years A Time of New Beginnings

Your children are grown and gone. After years of wiping…

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The Gift of Service

The residual British tea-gene is a deeply important element…

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Marriage Enrichment A Healthy Path for Your Marriage

In 1964, when we were first married, there was very little…

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God’s Favor Matters Most

Have you ever felt discriminated against for matters outside…

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Challenging sexual double standards: Judah vs. Joseph

Judah’s voluntary sexual misbehavior contrasts starkly with…

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Be Careful Whom You Trust

The narrator of Genesis tells the story of Jacob and the…

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What You Can Do to Help a Grieving Child

Helping a grieving child through the death of a loved one,…

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Abraham Obeys Sarah

Hagar knew that the God of Abraham and Sarah was a powerful…

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When Would Jesus Permit Divorce?

In the previous post, I emphasized Jesus’s teaching on…

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Why Did Jesus Warn About Divorce?

Jesus’s followers knew that he condemned divorce; his…

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Too Soon to Quit

Two years ago I sat on the edge of a hospital bed and talked…

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Tips for Stressed-Out Spouses

Wow! I had anticipated that this would be a slow, relaxing…

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Mutual Submission

Sometimes Paul gets a bad rap. The Slave Narratives are…

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The “Perfect” Wedding Day

A London-based luxury travel company is offering to…

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Strongholds: Buildings Made of Thoughts

I was disappointed this year to hear that the inside driving…

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Coping With Divorce

Divorce shakes your world. It rips your very foundation and…

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Marriage and Feelings

How do you feel today? Excited, happy, sparkling, animated,…

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Love’s Number One Enemy: Unresolved Anger

What’s the number one enemy of love? Marriage expert…

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I Will Trust Him

Where are You, God? I was alone. Really alone. The dreaded…

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Hope for Your Marriage

In the mid 90’s the two of us were a presenting team…

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Forgiveness in Marriage

Forgiveness is a gift not a given. W When we choose to…

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Anger in Marriage

There’s a major destroyer of love on the loose;…

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The Battle of the Mind – Part 2

“For though we walk in the flesh, we do not war according to…

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The Battle of the Mind – Part 1

“For though we walk in the flesh, we do not war according to…

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The Art of Loving Your Brother (and Sister) – Part 2

Let brotherly love continue. Do not neglect to show…

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Photos Bridge a Loss

Several years after my divorce, I became aware of the world…

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Can This Marriage Be Saved

During a press conference related to his extramarital…

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The Six Stages of Conflict

No relationship is without some amount of conflict. Stage…

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The Power of Marriage

Princess Diana was asked after her separation from Prince…

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Ten Concepts of a Healthy Marriage

You have just been introduced to all the Basic Concepts that…

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The Five Love Languages

Do you know what love languages are in his book, The Five…

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Roadblocks to Good Communication

In his book, Learning to Live With the Love of Your…

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Promises and Pressures

Patti and I will celebrate our twenty-two year anniversary…

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Keeping the Passionate Love Alive in Your Marriage

All couples enter marriage expecting their passion to stay…

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How to Make Wise Decisions – And Stay in Harmony!

All couples will face making decisions during their married…

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How to Find A Good Marriage Counselor

What to Expect In the First Session (Intake) If you see a…

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Fighting Conflict in Your Marriage

Have you ever heard it said, I was so angry, I…

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Creating Word Pictures

Move beyond everyday words and use word pictures in your…

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Christian Marriage Covenant

Introduction This article is a summary of an academic paper…

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The Young Couple’s Financial Checklist

There are a lot of experts in my life. My insurance agent…

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Your Father and I are Getting a Divorce

I guess it is time we have this conversation… as much as you…