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When you are feeling alone in your marriage

When you're facing problems in your marriage, you can do one of three things... 1 - Give up and resolve to be miserable 2 - Fixate on what you think should have gone differently 3 - Choose to see the positive and make the best out of…

Lalamika!!

When Grace was 12 we took a family mission trip to Africa.  After seeing the enormous amount of poverty and the travesty of 3rd world conditions, Grace bought a wood carved giraffe and named it “Lalamika”. When I asked her what the name…

Garbage...

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I (Laura) grew up without a garbage disposal...I know 1st world problem...but remember it was the 60’s.  Anyway my mom chose a dishwasher over a garbage disposal so we never had one...only problem?  How disgusting the garbage would get!…

It’s a disaster, we NEED an Expert!

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Woke up this morning and found a puddle in front of our kitchen sink.  I opened the cabinet doors to find a mini-swimming pool inside the cabinet under our sink…remember I haven’t had my coffee yet! I tell Laura we have a problem and dutifully…

Going to Church Can Save Your Marriage

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Christians aren’t perfect… But going to Church can save your marriage! For years now we’ve loved to read the work of Harvard trained researcher Shaunti Feldhahn.  She’s just concluded an 8 year study on divorce in the church! By…

3 Commitments...Are You Committed?

Did we all really understand what we were saying when we stood face to face at the altar?  I don’t think any of us really comprehended the magnitude of what we are saying when we speak the words, “I do”. When you stand at the altar…

4 Reasons Every Woman Needs To Realize "It's All About The Shoes" Today! (Before The Price Goes Up)

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This is your opportunity to kick back and let your hair down with women who are experiencing life together.  Laura Laffoon's new curriculum "It's All About the Shoes" has just launched!  Women around the country are finding themselves in…

Do You Like Pina Colada's

Do you remember the old 70's song entitled "The Pina Colada Song"? The song tells the story of a man and a woman who've lost the "magic" of their relationship and in the pre-electronic age of the 70's took out a "personal ad" in their local…

Hammer and a Nail

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A great lesson for those of us (Jay) with anger issues~~ Ron, a 9-year old boy, was being raised by his mother who didn't know how to cope with his uncontrollable temper. She knew he was angry that his father had abandoned him and she tried…