Pssst… What Do YOU Think?

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Yesterday I asked women what they think of the marriage TIPS emails they receive from us. From the survey results so far, it seems like women generally love them and are helped by them, AND they are aching for more information about what to do with three major situations.  Maybe you've dealt with Continue Reading

4 Thoughts to Take Captive

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Sara stirred awake, hearing the baby's whimpering through the monitor. Eyes barely open, she glanced at the clock. The red digital display said 3:23. Whimpering turned to fussing, then crying, and Sara knew the three week old's tummy was waking him. She sighed.  She pushed back the covers, Continue Reading

Confession: I am an Adulterous Woman…

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Saturday morning, we gathered together in a home in Milford, Ohio, and worshiped God together at our first ever Daughters of Sarah® Boot Camp. My sweet friend, Katy, led us in song as Debbie played the piano in her formal dining room. One of the songs we did was an old hymn, "Come Thou Fount of Continue Reading

What Advice Would YOU Give Her?

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Once in a while I get an email that makes me cry, makes me wonder. In lieu of today's Respect Dare, #20, and the entire "love your husband well" thing, I wanted to share the below with you, as I'm at a complete loss. Got thoughts? Please feel free to share them in the comment section, Titus Continue Reading

The Respect Dare… Dare Fifteen… GOT STUFF?

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It was 35 years ago. I stood outside the police station with a group of  12 year olds, waiting for things to get started.  As I watched my dad drive away in the car, my heart started to pound.  The police officer outside started collecting the permission slips from the other kids...and I realized Continue Reading

STOP Doing it All…

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I felt his hand on my hip and stirred awake. Glancing at the clock, I sighed. 5:33am. Too early. No wonder I hurt everywhere. Joints stiff and sore, I shifted for a more comfortable position.  Remnants of drowsiness rapidly escaped as the pain shot through my body.  Not off to a good Continue Reading

YOU are Invited…

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My pulse quickened and my breath caught when I hit "post" on Facebook this morning. I put up the announcement below: And while I wish we had childcare, we don't - the money just isn't there for that this time. And while I wish we could serve you lunch and coffee, we can't. Same Continue Reading

When I Stumble…

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I'm sorry. It's been a week. Just know when I'm not blogging, the enemy is running rampant. I'm surprised and wiser now, hope to talk about it sooner, versus later. And, thanks to a technology glitch, we've of course had no access to our prayer team when we need them most. And the Continue Reading

Is This Modest?

A while back, I wrote a post that caused a bit of a ruckus about modesty. It still surprises me. Given what we're dealing with in terms of sex and 11 year old girls, I'm honestly surprised more parents aren't concerned. And it's still an issue that women have questions about - I received one Continue Reading

Are You Covering for Him? Or Should You Disagree?

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Have you ever covered for your husband's sin? Has he ever asked you to do something wrong, or forbidden you from doing something that might be right? And just so you know, he can't forbid. He's also not supposed to boss you around. He might think he can. But lots of people think they can do Continue Reading