And They Lived Happily Ever After

I (Laura) remember as I was growing up every book I read ended with these words, “...and they lived happily ever after.” These words become instilled in our brains and we believe that our storybook life will end the same way! Then…

Choose Your Struggles

Blogger Mark Manson wrote an interesting piece pointing out that it’s not what we want in life that determines whether we are successful or not. It is how we are willing to suffer. He explains that into adulthood he dreamed of being a…

Seek Privacy

The list of private issues, between a husband and wife is lengthy. Things like finances, church problems, job stress, how you will discipline your kids and deal with family should be discussed solely between a husband and wife before it is common…

Move Mountains

In Mark 11, Jesus tells his disciples that they can say to a mountain be thrown into the sea, and it would be done for them. Some suggest that he was looking at Jerusalem as he said this, and the temple built upon its hill. He had just left…

Plan an Unforgettable Date

According to the Frederick’s of Fierce Marriage, is not what you do or how you do it that makes a date memorable and impactful. Even if you don’t consider yourself that adventurous, you can have incredible dating experiences with your spouse…

3 Ways to Get into Scripture as a Couple

Reading God's Word is one way that we grow deeper in our personal walk with the Lord, and reading it together is one way that we can grow closer as a couple. If you think it’s hard to get started, here are three simple ideas you can try. One… Take…

Attack the After Christmas Blues

In our family, the week after Christmas before the kids go back to school has always been… anticlimactic. You know you build up so much to Christmas, then once Christmas is over, there’s a lot of time there before routines and schedules…

Stop and Share Your Memories with Your Spouse

Stop for a moment and take stock of where you are. We are in the middle of a busy time, Christmas is right around the corner, and if we don’t take intentional steps to enjoy the season, it can easily fly by. There aren’t too many days…

Turn on the Romance This Christmas

The Christmas season isn’t just one to be survived. It’s one to be enjoyed to the fullest. We want you to take advantage of the gifts Christmas gives, like the chance to be a little extra romantic. Here are 3 ways Christmas can give your…

Take Time for the Season

While Christmas is typically one of the most stressful times of the year, you can take a few steps to slow things down, enjoy the magic, and take time for the season. It’s easy to get caught up in the “to do’s” and forget the real…