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Today's post is excepted from Marriage Wisdom for Her: A 31 Day Devotional by Lisa Jacobson (used by permission). You can read more from Lisa at Club 31 Women, or follow her on Facebook, Instagram, or ... Read More about Marriage Wisdom: Be Mindful of the Small Things
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