Category Archives: Marriage

Eight Principles For A Marriage That Goes The Distance

Mark and I have started talking about the next No More Perfect book.  Yep, No More Perfect Marriages is on the radar screen.  While it’s release will be several years from now, Mark and I are talking through the messages … Continue reading

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Quote of the Week

“Negative thinking is one of the major risk factors that determines whether or not a marriage even survives”                                             … Continue reading

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Quote of the Week

“Love is a way of thinking.  Love is a way of behaving.  Love is a choice.”                                                 … Continue reading

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Quote of the Week

“Relationships blossom when sacrifice takes the place of selfishness.”                                                               … Continue reading

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“The goal in marriage is not to think alike, but to think together.”                                                       … Continue reading

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What I’d Tell My Younger Self About Marriage

It was 31 years ago today that Mark and I promised to love one another for better or for worse. Of course, we had absolutely no idea what those words would mean from a practical perspective. If I had to go … Continue reading

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Do You Need To Forgive Over A Dozen Times A Day?

What about you? Do you need to up your forgiveness quota? 

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Want To Take Heather’s Marriage Challenge?

Hello Jill, After reading No More Perfect Moms, I decided to present a challenge to some dear friends: Go a whole month with out saying or doing anything negative towards our husbands. I’m personally in the habit if rearranging the … Continue reading

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How Do You Make Date Night Happen?

Wife first. Mother second. Internalizing that statement has taken me most of the nearly 30 years I’ve been a mom. A mom’s knee-jerk response is to put the kids before the marriage.  After all…your child needs you to care for … Continue reading

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What’s Your Magnifying Glass Focused On? 6 Steps To Better Relationships

One of the things I remember about being at my grandpa’s house was a magnifying glass that he kept on the table beside his chair.  It was a heavy duty lens and I loved positioning it over different items and … Continue reading

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