The Danger of a Culture Fixated on Children

The Danger of a Culture Fixated on Children

Just days before my first child was born, a couple in our church gave my husband and me some advice to which I didn’t pay much attention at the time. I realize now that it was a glorious piece of information that I would later come to cherish in my motherhood days. In the conversation, our dear friends (who happen to have SIX children…SIX!) said to us, “Just be sure that … [Read more...]

MarriageRoots Conversation Card Family Edition :: 20 Questions to Discuss with Your Spouse and Kids [FREE Download]

MarriageRoots Convo Card :: Family Edition

Of course we talk to our kids and spouse. We talk all. the. time, actually. In fact, there are times we'd prefer to talk to them a little less, if we're being honest. Lots of conversations about schedules, practice, grades, work, obligations, and what's for dinner. It's easy sometimes to forget that it's been a while since we've had a real conversation about their lives or, … [Read more...]

MarriageRoots Conversation Card :: 25 Questions to Discuss with Your Spouse [FREE Download]

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Kids, bills, kids, work, kids, bills, kids, home repairs, kids, errands, kids, bills. Sure, you and your spouse talk all the time but if you're like many of us, you talk a lot about a lot of things, the least of which is your actual marriage. How often do you really take the time to sit with your spouse and think about how far you've come, what your dreams for the … [Read more...]

How I’m Finding Freedom in Submission

How I’m Finding Freedom in Submission

The flowers were in place. The candles were lit. The bridesmaids were beautifully adorned in their navy dresses with their hair all in up-dos and ready to precede me. I, in white dress and white face, anxiously awaited the moment I would walk down the aisle. During the ceremony, our overzealous young preacher friend (who had preceded us in marriage by a whole 6 months) … [Read more...]