When You Feel Stuck in a “Sand Paper Season”

By Ashley Willis on September 28, 2017

The realities of life, like sand paper can hurt us sometimes. We use sand paper (of various “grits”) to gradually smooth over a rough surface or to remove something that is deeper than the outer surface. God uses “sand paper…

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5 Ways for Busy Spouses to Find More Time for Each Other

By Ashley Willis on September 24, 2017

My husband and I recently posed this simple question on our Marriage Facebook Page–What do you and your spouse need more of in your marriage?  And, the majority of couples replied, “Time alone with each other.”  Many of these couples…

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5 Signs that Your Workplace Habits Are Hurting Your Marriage

By Ashley Willis on September 21, 2017

Work is a necessary part of life, and it’s a huge blessing when we love our work and our workplace.  And, naturally, we spend a lot of time there. However, whether we realize it or not, there are certain habits…

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4 Common Excuses Married Couples Give for Their Boring Sex Life (and How to Make it Better)

By Ashley Willis on September 17, 2017

Recently, I was talking to a friend of mine about her marriage.  She said that in almost every way, her marriage was better than ever–except when it came to the bedroom.  When I asked her why she felt like things…

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4 Ways to Keep Money From Ruling (or Ruining) Your Marriage

By Ashley Willis on September 14, 2017

Money isn’t everything, but it certainly impacts our marriages.  According to an article on CNBC.com, financial strain causes more marital problems than just about anything else.  In one study, 35 percent of couples in crisis cited money issues as the root…

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6 Encouraging and Equipping Bible Verses for Moms

By Ashley Willis on September 10, 2017

Being a mother is one of the greatest blessings from God.  But, it’s far from easy.  There are many days that we need a pick-me-up and some direction, and what better place to go for an encouraging word and guidance…

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12 Things Your Wife Is Always Thinking About

By Ashley Willis on September 7, 2017

Men and women are different, and marriage makes this crystal clear. But, sometimes, our differences make it hard for us to fully relate to one another.

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1 Story and 3 Bible Verses for the Mom Who Feels Like She’s Losing Her Mind (and Patience) With Her Kids

By Ashley Willis on September 6, 2017

Have you ever lost your ever-lovin’ mind in the presence of your kids because of your kids, Sweet Mama?  You know…you’re doing your best to maintain your sanity but stress takes over and you begin talking to your kids with…

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5 Ways to Build More Trust in Your Marriage

By Ashley Willis on August 26, 2017

I hate to admit it, but I have, on more than one occasion, watched the once popular reality show “Cheaters”.  Every time I watch this show, I think about why spouses trust one another.  And, how can we build more…

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Worship–Even When it Hurts

By Ashley Willis on August 23, 2017

GUEST POST by Brittany Price Brooker It is easy to declare “God is good” when you are on the mountaintop of life, however, when you are in life’s deepest valley, is it as easy to “taste and see that He…

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