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Submission….Is It Worth It?

What do you think when you hear the biblical command, “Wives submit to your husband”?  How does it make you feel to be told that you are supposed to submit? If you have a negative reaction, you’re not alone.

Have a Sizzling, Sparkling Fourth

On July 4th, the perfect party calls for friends, food, fireworks and plenty of red, white and blue. It's an easy party to pull off!  We've created a patriotic themed spread of sweet and savory treats to provide star-spangled fun for everyone!

Top 10 Ways to Make Your Wife Happy

There are countless times in marriage when a husband and wife get their wires crossed.  No wonder men are confused about how to make their wife happy!  Although the mystery between men and women is sure to continue, here are ten proven activities to make your wife happy...

Instilling the Meaning of Independence Day

What does the Fourth of July mean to contemporary Americans? For many it means a day off from work and little more. To others it means an opportunity to "party," roast hot dogs, and watch fireworks.  But to the Founders of our nation, it meant far more.

Some amazing insight into the birth of our country that you can share with your family!

4 Simple Reasons God Gives Me More than I Can Handle

You’re not sure how much longer you can hang on. You’re in the middle of a trial, desperately needing some encouragement - and someone says, “You know, God will never give you more than you can handle.”

Actually, here are 4 reasons God DOES give us more than we can handle.

Change Your Kids for the Better - Fast!

If your kids regularly embarrass and frustrate you with their disrespect and rebellion, you may think you're fighting a losing battle with them. But you can win their respect – and quickly, too – without a futile power struggle.

Dating after 40: How to Avoid Common Pitfalls

After years of self-examination, we should know ourselves a lot better, know how to communicate our needs and wants to others, and have wisdom about what the red flags are and how to set boundaries.

Finding the best relationship for you and your future will be much easier if you avoid these common pitfalls.

KEEPING FIT AND HAVING FUN AS WE AGE

Regular physical activity at any age can help you live longer, feel better and reduce health problems. But far too many people, including baby boomers, don't get the exercise they need.  Here's how boomers can find ways to get their bodies moving so they can live longer, healthier lives.

Should Christians Use Online Dating Sites?

Singles, is online dating inherently evil or good? Is it something that you personally are turning to?  Opinions on this topic are passionate, and there's lots of disinformation out there.
Here's some balanced perspective to help you decide what you should do.

10 Men Christian Women Should Never Marry

As women, we grow up dreaming about whom we’ll someday marry. We watch countless romantic movies and read fairy tales about Prince Charming.  Often when our interests are sparked and feelings are flowing, we can get swept away and even lose sight of what is true.

But God can give guidance or even some red flags of those to be aware of along the way.

Summer Fun for the Not-So-Slim

Summer fun is not reserved for the young, tan, fit mom. It’s for every mom who’s playing in the sand, not thinking about how she looks while doing it. I don’t owe my kids a hot mom, but I do owe them a joyful one, every summer, no matter my size or shape

9 Ways to Parent Well in an Age of Technology

Like it or not, we are in the zenith of the technological age, and it seems that parenting has to morph just as rapidly as the technologies that are created.

Are you keeping up with your kids' technology?

Debt Elimination For Your Personality

Did you know that your personality greatly influences your finances? How do your personal strengths and weaknesses contribute to your current financial position?

Make debt reduction easier by matching these techniques with your temperament. 

Help! My Husband Isn't Prince Charming Anymore

When you’re dating and falling in love, it’s easy to see your guy as Prince Charming and nothing else.  Yet every couple eventually comes to the realization they are mere mortals.  The butterflies flutter away.  The heart stops beating wildly at the sight of your mate.  You might wonder "where did my Prince Charming go?" 

Instead of asking this, try these three questions instead...

Blueberry Zucchini Cake Is The Perfect Summer Dessert

Picture this. You wake to a sunny and mild day. You grab your first cup of coffee and your morning cake and walk onto the porch to savor a few moments of peace. Wait, cake? Yes, I said cake! There is nothing wrong with cake for breakfast because this is the perfect recipe!

6 Myths That are Killing Your Marriage

I’ll never forget the thrill of being a newlywed – the ecstasy, stunning new realities, and fulfillment that was beyond expectation and description. But I quickly learned that this stage of marriage is short lived. Sooner or later, the valley will come. 
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