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Why Our Christian Life Should NEVER Be Boring

By Ashley Willis on January 16, 2017

What does “following Christ” mean to you? How do you DO it?  When you follow Jesus, what exactly are you moving towards, anyway?  Is it the kind of thing that makes you jump out of bed in the morning, or…

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By Ashley Willis on January 10, 2017

Dave and I have been married for fifteen years, and we have an amazing marriage.  But, I can honestly say that our hardest years as a married couple have been those since we’ve had kids.  Children are a beautiful blessing…

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To Single Women in Waiting

By Ashley Willis on January 8, 2017

GUEST POST by Krystle Barrington I walked into Target on New Year’s Eve and not to my surprise, the holiday merchandise had been replaced with all things Valentine’s Day. A sea of pink and red greeted me as soon as…

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Are you MARRIED in real life, yet SINGLE ONLINE?

By Ashley Willis on January 5, 2017

What we post online matters, and it can have a great effect on our spouse and marriage.  In this digital age, we put on a kind of “online wedding ring” every time we post pictures and comments on social media…

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6 Resolutions that will Make Your Marriage BETTER THAN EVER this Year

By Ashley Willis on December 30, 2016

It’s resolution time!  Have you thought about how you can make your marriage better in 2017?  If not, don’t worry.  We’ve got 6 resolutions that will make your marriage stronger than ever this year!  Here they are in no particular…

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Stepping Out and Saying YES

By Ashley Willis on December 20, 2016

GUEST POST by Christan Barnett Have you seen this photo? Likely you have, as I have, seen it on many social networking sites.  It seems simple really, just jump over to that other circle! In reality, venturing beyond the cozy…

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Research says ROUGHHOUSING with Dad Leads to Happier and Healthier Kids, and Here’s Why

By Ashley Willis on December 15, 2016

My kids LOVE to roughhouse with my husband, Dave.  In fact, all the neighborhood kids do too–indoors, outdoors, on the trampoline, at the neighborhood pool…wherever and whenever.  My kids literally run and go tell all their friends, “Dad’s home!”.  And,…

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When Your Marriage Feels One-Sided

By Ashley Willis on December 13, 2016

I was watching a movie recently that featured a married couple in their thirties.  The couple seemed to be doing well from an outsider’s perspective–they had good jobs, kids who loved them, and a beautiful house on a tree-lined street. …

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When You’re Struggling to CONNECT with your Child

By Ashley Willis on November 30, 2016

When our kids our born, we feel a strong connection to them almost instantly.  But, this connection can suffer a bit as our children get older and struggle to understand their role in the family, their gifts and talents, and…

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12 Things a Wife Should do for Her Husband

By Ashley Willis on November 30, 2016

Cultivating a strong marriage takes work.  We can’t get on auto-pilot and expect things to turn out well.  We must keep pursuing one another, but sometimes we lose sight of how to do this in the chaos of life. Pages:…

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