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WHAT I LEARNED ABOUT MARRIAGE FROM A MARATHON

I didn’t know how hard marriage would be. It’s not that no one told me. It’s just that I thought ours would be different. In the Beginning We married in 1987 as I was finishing my junior year at Samford University. I was a full-time student, commuting 1.5 hours one way, and working a part-time…

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TWO RECIPES: ONE FOR YOUR HUNGRY FAMILY AND ONE FOR YOUR HEART

Do you need a new recipe that’s an easy, crowd-pleaser in a bowl? Of course, you do! But you’re probably thinking, “New recipes take a little extra time and effort and often require new pantry ingredients.” You’re right. But I promise this one’s worth it. It’s a family favorite around here and a regular in…

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Creating Space for Intimacy in Every Season of Marriage

A marriage cannot thrive without intimacy. Husbands and wives crave intimacy and if we attempt  to satisfy our God-given needs in unhealthy, unrealistic ways we end up hurting ourselves and those we care about most. As a happily married wife of 30 years and a mother of  5, I want to share what I’ve  learned…

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CAVE SPRING AND ROME, GEORGIA DAY TRIP + THE THRIFTY FIND OF THE WEEK

Cave Spring and Rome, Georgia have been on our list of places to explore for a while. They’re both beautiful  cities with lots to see and do within an hour of our home in Jacksonville, Alabama. After our usual date day launch breakfast at Waffle House we meandered slowly toward Cave Spring traveling northeast through…

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