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A Joyful Marriage – Week 16

April 23, 2017

Something that I found joy in is actually something that initially bugs me. And others may not understand it but I’ve just gotta share this thought. Stop devaluing your relationship with your spouse This week I’ve heard many people say things like, “I don’t remember what life was like before our kids.” and other similar…

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A Joyful Marriage – Week 14

April 9, 2017

The joy I found in my marriage this week: doing service together. Yesterday we went to an LDS temple together to do some service, since it’s been like 4 or 5 months since we last went. When we first got married we made a goal to go once a month because we feel spiritually lifted…

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A Joyful Marriage – Week 13

April 4, 2017

The joy I found in my marriage this week: Unity. Not everyone is going to agree with the decisions you are making as a couple and as a family. And sometimes those decisions can hurt other people, without meaning to. So far in our 4 years of marriage, this is a recurring thing that comes…

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Same Old Dates

March 28, 2017

THE SPECIAL OCCASION PRESSURES The night before Valentine’s Day, we were talking about our holiday plans and my husband voiced to me that he has spent hours over the past few weeks trying to figure out a special activity for us to do for Valentine’s Day that wasn’t something we had already done or that…