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Will You Keep the Main Thing the Main Thing in Your Marriage?

Matt Faith, Time Management, Uncategorized 0 Comments

Where is spiritual growth on your to-do list? It’s no secret; you have a lot to do. You and everyone else in the world. There are so many demands on our time, in fact, that the time we have with our spouses is highly limited. Distractions don’t leave, either, just because you’re under the same roof with your spouse. Kids …

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Declutter Your Marriage in Fifteen Minutes a Day

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Decluttering your marriage is a little like decluttering your house. As you navigate the hustle and bustle of life, certain things tend to pile up around the house. It’s not that you don’t notice things are out of place. You’re just choosing to get everyone where they need to be. And you are making sure they have what they need when they …

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Strengthen Your Marriage: Cut Overhead and Maximize Profits

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There is a business principle that might ring true for your marriage: Overhead can eat right through profits. Think about what’s happened at Amazon.com. Because its streamlined structure cuts out a lot of normal business expense, the online giant is making massive profits. Customers shop from home, which reduces labor costs that come with staffing brick-and-mortar stores. Many experts think this is the …

Six Things To Pumpkin Spice & Everything Nice in Your Marriage

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It’s that time of year again. The temperature is cooling down. The leaves are starting to change colors. There’s pumpkin spice in everything. From lattes to cereal, yogurt to rice cakes, the flavor, which actually has no pumpkin in it, is popping up everywhere. If you don’t believe us, then check out this ranking of 124 pumpkin spice products. Pumpkin …

Rake Often to Keep Your Marriage from "FALL-in" Apart

Rake Often to Keep Your Marriage From “Fall”ing Apart

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It’s the same goal every year. This Fall, you think to yourself, I am actually going to stay on top of keeping the leaves out of my yard. Good intentions are the road paved to…lots of leaves. They seem so harmless when the air begins to turn a bit more crisp and the foliage that’s most excited to leave the company of …

3 Ways Your GPS Watch Can Help You Check Yourself in Marriage

What My GPS Watch Has Taught Me about Marriage

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Principles that keep your body well can do the same for your relationship. About a month ago I got a new GPS watch to help keep track of my runs. I waited for about a year, trying to find something that would do what I wanted without breaking the bank. I finally found the one I wanted and I have …

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Contentment in Marriage: Managing Money and Time

Melody Morris Contentment, Money Management, Time Management, Uncategorized 0 Comments

Managing Money We have been attending Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University in recent weeks. Even though my husband and I have been married for 31 years, we are still working at refining this whole money management thing in our marriage. Apparently we are not alone. If this is a challenge for you, keep reading. If not, skip down to “Managing Time” …