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How Does Your Husband Spell RESPECT?

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How does your husband spell RESPECT - a 30-Day Challenge for wives

Every man craves respect. I think that deep desire to be well-esteemed by family, friends, and foe alike is hardwired into the Y-chromosome. The vast majority of men value respect even over love. One of the most powerful things you can do to build up your man and strengthen your marriage is to shower your husband with the respect and… Read more »

Love and Respect – Subway Art Printables

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I’ve been pondering what to get my husband this year for Valentine’s Day, as it’s only a week away. In years past, I’ve written him poems, like this or this. And once I stitched him a silk-embroidered bed pillow, which has been broadcasting the same secret message for more than a decade now. But just as I was starting to… Read more »

25 Ways to Communicate Respect

Actions speak louder than words. You can say you respect your husband, but he’ll have a hard time believing that unless your behavior backs it up. What does respectful living look like? Here are 25 ways you can communicate respect to your spouse without uttering a word. If you’ll make it your habit to do these things, the next time… Read more »

Praying for Your Pastor (Free Printable Prayer Guide)

PRAY FOR YOUR PASTOR: free printable prayer guide from lovinglifeathome.com

A few months ago, I received a request from a reader named Laura asking if I would make a free printable prayer guide devoted to Praying for Your Pastor. “These guys need a LOT of prayer,” she wrote, “and there are many verses to support this.” I had already published printables for: Praying Scripture over Your Husband Praying for Your… Read more »

5 Lessons Feminists Can Learn from Wonder Woman

WONDER WOMAN, Gal Gadot, 2017. ph: Clay Enos/©Warner Bros. Pictures/courtesy Everett Collection

My husband took me and our three oldest daughters to the first available screening of the eagerly awaited Wonder Woman last night. Uncertain how this “strong female lead” would be portrayed, we left our younger ones at home while we previewed it. The film delivered beyond all our highest hopes; therefore, I took the rest of the family to a… Read more »

Our Best Advice to Nearly-Weds

Samuel and Bekah

Our fourth-born got married this month, just four days before he graduated from medical school, and is currently on his honeymoon. Before the wedding, he and his bride went through premarital counseling with a couple from their church. One of their first assignments involved both his and her parents filling out lengthy questionnaires to be read and discussed by the… Read more »

“Bad” Advice that Might Save Your Marriage

"Bad Advice that might Save Your Marriage

I spotted an article earlier this week entitled “The Worst Marriage Advice of Every Decade Since the 1900s.” Curiosity compelled me to click through and read. I’ll admit that the advice from the most recent decades truly was horrible. No wonder so many marriages end in divorce, if the guidelines couples are attempting to live by these days revolve around… Read more »

How Could a Mom Regret Having Children?

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A friend of mine recently sent me a link to an article that I’m having a hard time wrapping my mind around. The author was investigating “the growing movement of women who wish they’d never had kids.” I read every word of the article, completely bewildered. The notion that enough mothers feel remorse over having had children to constitute “a… Read more »

A Back-to-School Prayer

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Free printable Back-to-School prayer from lovinglifeathome.com

Summer break is over. School is once again in session. All across the country, students are heading back to class. As our children embark upon this new academic year, in addition to making sure they are stocked up on new socks and fresh school supplies, we should also keep them well covered in prayer. The following C-L-A-S-S acrostic can help…. Read more »

Love Your Husband/ Love Yourself

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Embracing God’s Purpose for Passion in Marriage: Would you like to take ten years off your appearance, reduce your risk of heart disease, and simultaneously divorce-proof your marriage? Are you plagued by stress-filled days and sleepless nights? Do you long for a deeper, more satisfying relationship to your spouse? Then this is the book for you. It outlines a simple… Read more »