Lessons from Rebekah: The Cost Of Dishonoring Your Spouse
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Lessons from Rebekah: The Cost Of Dishonoring Your Spouse

? Happily Ever After The love story of Isaac and Rebekah had the beautiful beginning of an arranged marriage. Abraham sent his servant to his father’s people to find a wife for Rebekah. There were instructions, and the servant followed them to the letter.  Rebekah met this stranger at the well and responded to his…

Finding Encouragement for Your Marriage (Woman to Woman)
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Finding Encouragement for Your Marriage (Woman to Woman)

Finding Encouragement for Your Marriage Woman to Woman  Our Prenuptial Agreement Before Dave and I got married, we had a pre-nuptial agreement. It wasn’t a written contract, but we agreed on two things.  One pertained to him and the other to me. “If I ever send you to the store to buy graham crackers,” I…

Encouraging Your Spouse to be Who He Is (Instead of Trying to Make Him Into Someone He’s Not)
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Encouraging Your Spouse to be Who He Is (Instead of Trying to Make Him Into Someone He’s Not)

Iron sharpening iron One of the worst things a gal can do for her husband is to compare him with other men or try to change him. While it is true that we are called to be a helpmeet for our husbands, that doesn’t include changing him into somebody he’s not. It is also  true that two…

How to Respect Your Spouse without Defending Him
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How to Respect Your Spouse without Defending Him

Disagreeing and respect To begin with, it’s okay to disagree with your spouse. Disagreement does not equal disrespect. It’s even okay to let him know when he does something that you don’t think is a good idea. In fact, it’s more than a good idea, because you really ought to let him know. What isn’t okay is…