Gratitude in the Valley of Shadows

Today, I’m honored to have Sarah Geringer—a friend that I met through the blogosphere and roomed with at She Speaks in 2017—as my guest today, speaking on how to transform our thoughts. She’s even written a book on this subject! You can find out more about that incredible resource, hot off the presses, along with […]

2 Key Ways to Breakthrough to Hope in Your Marriage and Life

There have been times in my marriage when I either desperately wanted to escape my marriage problems or I yearned for a breakthrough. I naively used to think that the best way to breakthrough my marriage problems (any problems) was by improving communication or by understanding my and my husband’s baggage. But I’ve come to […]

Upcoming Webinar—Is Your Marriage a Contract or Covenant?

What would you like your marriage to look like for the rest of 2019 and going into next year? Really—answer this for me! 🙂 If you’re like most Christian married people … you came into marriage with YOUR EYES WIDE OPEN to what God had for you and an ideal of what married life would […]

How a Faulty Worship Focus Can Hurt Your Marriage

Today my guest and newfound friend Kevin Taylor exposes a faulty focus related to worship that keeps God from being on the throne of a husband’s heart. Our lives and marriages—for both husbands and wives—will continue to fail, without making this essential shift! Find out more about Kevin below, including checking out his blog. When […]

5 Verses and Prayers that Will Bless Your Marriage

I’m so honored and excited to have a guest post from blogger and pastor’s wife Deb Wolf on how to pray Scripture with our spouses. Be sure to make her feel welcome by commenting and sharing this wise post all around the web. Then check out her bio below so you can visit her amazing […]

How to Apply and Integrate Your Identity in Marriage Troubles

Staying in an unrelenting and difficult marriage can really take a toll on your sense of identity, making you feel as if you don’t know who you are apart from what you do. People often try to fix this problem by doing more or different things—like exercising more so that you feel and look better. […]

Losing Your Identity When Marriage Gets Messy | Plus Printable and SJT Video

When messes and troubles continue unabated in marriage for any length of time, it’s easy to not just lose your way, but also lose your identity. When this occurs, you will invariably experience more marriage messes and disorientation. One main reason you’ve lost your sense of identity is that you’ve constantly poured yourself constantly into […]

How Time with God Can Improve Your Life and Marriage

Back when I was a young, stay-at-home mom of three sons, my personal Bible study and prayer time looked somewhat different than it does today. I remember realizing that the best window of time to be alone with God was while my sons were either napping and/or at school. Still, I had to know when […]

The Difference Between Tolerating and Overlooking an Offense

In a day and age that cries out for tolerance, the idea of “tolerating our spouses” can easily seep into our mindset in marriage as well. At least, it did for my marriage! This notion sounds so noble and even Christlike on the surface. In fact, there’s one verse in particular that seems to support […]

4 Ways to Avoid Correcting Choices Your Mate Makes

If you’ve read my blog for any length of time, you know that I tend to want to correct, even manipulate, my spouse’s choices. There’s just something within me that loves to bite on the bait of this temptation whenever it comes my way. Dare I say it? That something within me is my old […]

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