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10 posts tagged with "husband"

"Go-To" Prayers on Bad Days

"Go-To" Prayers on Bad Days
Many of us want to create a haven for our people. But for now, life inside of our homes, can be somewhat busy and chaotic. Some of us are trying to keep littles entertained, some of us are coming alongside of our kiddos with online learning, some of us are juggling work from home and some of us are dealing with challenging job stressors. It’s a lot.
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Tip For Empty Nesters!

Tip For Empty Nesters!
It is so easy to become friends with your children’s friends’ parents. And you should, because it can be so much fun. However, what happens when your children leave home for college or when they get married? Will these people be the people that you would choose to remain friends with, or are your children the only commonality that you have with them? Read More

Supporting Your Husband

Supporting Your Husband
We have had seasons when my husband’s work was challenging, stress producing and exhausting. And I am sure many of you can relate?!? During these seasons, especially when they are long, it can be challenging to be supportive and understanding for the long haul. So if you are currently in a season of being supportive and being that safe haven for your husband, may God renew your strength each day. Read More

Godly Influences For Our Husbands

Godly Influences For Our Husbands
When we were young marrieds, I quit working when we had our first child. And I said to my hubby, we have to go to community group. I need some friends. He was hesitate but followed a couple of weeks later. And this past year he was the one insisting we go to community group. Read More

Wives, Encourage Your Husbands

Wives, Encourage Your Husbands
Sometimes, I go through my days and I forget to take the time to encourage my husband. And the truth is he needs me to cheer him on in this life. Lately, I’ve been sensing that I need to be a little more intentional in this area. Read More

Our Husbands' Work-Life Balance

Our Husbands' Work-Life Balance
We have experienced stretches when my husband did not have good “work-life” balance. I was able to be supportive most days because I knew his heart was to have better balance and to keep his family as his top priority after God. Read More

"I didn't realize I was nagging..."

"I didn't realize I was nagging..."
When I taught a Bible study one of the girls shared “I didn’t realize I was nagging my husband”. And I think that’s true for a lot of us... we lack awareness that we are nagging. I didn’t come into my marriage as a nag but if I’m not careful I can start to go down that path.
So what is nagging?
-when someone is quick to complain and quick to find fault.
-when someone is quick to voice their opinions or quick to be argumentative.
-when someone continuously makes repeated requests in order Read More

Fighting for Your Marriage

Fighting for Your Marriage
In the difficult stretches of marriage, it's important for me to remember that my husband is not the enemy but we have an Enemy. Here are a few “marriage helps” I have tucked away.
We are not in a challenging stretch right now but I’m really working on the second part of #5 (connection cues).
1. There will be seasons when your feelings of love dry up. Do the acts of love despite your feelings. (Timothy Keller) Ask God to help you do one act of kindness today.
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Husband: My #1 Human Priority

Husband: My #1 Human Priority
On a scale from 1-10 how are you doing with keeping your husband as your #1 human priority?

I know that I personally have to check myself often because I can get busy with my children and my commitments.

Some practical ways to keep him as our #1 human priority include Read More

God, Help My Husband Fulfill His Purpose

God, Help My Husband Fulfill His Purpose
Maybe your husband is stressed, unsettled or unfulfilled with his work? I get it. We have had those seasons. During those stressful seasons, I had to pray a little extra over myself so that I could remain supportive and understanding.

If your husband is unsettled or unfulfilled, I want to encourage you to keep praying for a job where your husband is fulfilled. Read More
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