Forgiving When It Feels Impossible to Forgive
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Forgiving When It Feels Impossible to Forgive

We’ve all been hurt. Whether through words or deeds, we’ve all experienced what it’s like to be deeply hurt by someone. In our hearts and minds, we know that forgiveness matters. Even those that don’t claim to be Christians know that forgiveness can bring freedom and peace. But how do we find the strength when…

What Does the Bible Say About Dating?
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What Does the Bible Say About Dating?

There are some areas in life where the Bible is relatively silent. It’s not necessarily that God doesn’t care about these topics, but rather some things simply weren’t culturally relevant when the Bible was written. One clear example of this is the concept of dating. People didn’t “date” in biblical times. Marriage wasn’t about finding…

4 Ways That Modern Dating Has Ruined Our View of Marriage (Part 2)
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4 Ways That Modern Dating Has Ruined Our View of Marriage (Part 2)

In the first part of this series, we introduced the idea that modern dating has ruined our view of marriage. We treat dating as an audition for marriage, date as many people as we can to “learn” about what we want in a spouse, and we walk away if the relationship no longer works. And…

4 Ways That Modern Dating Has Ruined Our View of Marriage (Part 1)
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4 Ways That Modern Dating Has Ruined Our View of Marriage (Part 1)

Modern dating has ruined our view of marriage. This may seem like a bold statement, but it’s true. I’ve seen it with my own eyes. The Bible is fairly silent on the topic of dating because dating wasn’t culturally a “thing” when it was written. But marriage was definitely discussed. We are taught throughout Scripture…

10 Things I’ve Learned from Ten Years of Marriage
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10 Things I’ve Learned from Ten Years of Marriage

My husband and I are celebrating ten years of marriage this year. And to say that I’ve learned a lot over the years would be an understatement! We have had our fair share of ups and downs. We’ve experienced victories as well as failures… both together as well as individually. We’ve had seasons when things…

3 Reasons Why Marriage is Harder Than It Looks (and why that’s a good thing)
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3 Reasons Why Marriage is Harder Than It Looks (and why that’s a good thing)

Until death do us part… We all mean it wholeheartedly when we say it during our wedding vows. After all, our wedding day is magical and our spouse is absolutely perfect for us in every way… right? My husband and I are celebrating ten years of marriage this year, and if I’m being honest, marriage…