Tag Archives | marriage

The Power of Staying

This post is part of the Happy Wives Club Blog Tour which I am delighted to be a part of along with hundreds of inspiring bloggers. To learn more and join us, CLICK HERE!  In a quirky corner of the house, in a box tucked away, I came across a strip of paper. Dot matrix […]

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Tell the truth? Or keep it in? What’s your advice?

An anonymous commenter commented on My Family Secrets recently. I thought I’d share his response and ask your opinion. What should he do? … Thank you very much for sharing your story. It sounds very much like mine. (more…)

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Win a free copy of Beyond the Mirror

My friend Ashley does a much better job of explaining her ministry to wives of porn-addicted husbands (and those in recovery), so I encourage you to watch her here: To have a chance at winning her free book, simply comment below answering, “How has God used something bad in your life for something good?” I […]

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The Muir House releases July 1st. It’s a love story. It’s a lost story. All under one roof. In it I explore the idea of needing the truth from the past to be able to move on in the present. Willa can’t say yes to a marriage proposal until she unravels her past, but she […]

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Today I’m on the 700 Club!

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{Picture: me + producer + sound & video gals. Love them!} I have no idea how my interview turned out, so I’ll be watching it alongside you for the first time. You can watch the testimony segment on TV or on the CBN website. Click the Watch Now red button. I pray this broadcast blesses […]

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Twenty Years today! Happy Anniversary to us!

Twenty years ago today, I said “I do” to Patrick DeMuth. I’m so glad I did. 20 Highlights: We’ve traveled the world together (here we’re kissing in the Alps). We’ve had three amazing kids. We’ve planted a church–twice! We’ve weathered a lot of transition. We’ve pursued our dreams. We’ve learned how to cheerlead each other. […]

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The Unglamorous Places (a thin place story by Sarah Markley)

This is the first entry in the Share Your Thin Place feature of my new website. If you’d like to be featured here with your story of when God came near, click here. I’m honored to have my friend and fellow blogger Sarah Markley share her thin place story with you. I promise you will […]

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How Sexual Abuse Affects Us Today

Note: This post is part of the Idea Camp’s exploration of sexual abuse. It happened so long ago. Nearly forty years now. The picture at the top of this post is me, aged five. The year the boys came and took me away. Stole a year of my life. In ravines. Under trees. In a […]

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30 Days of Summer Reads: The Husband Project

Have a sizzling affair—with your spouse! The Husband Project brims with the kind of secret and surprising advice that’ll help you become the wife he desires. A fun, innovative, and practical book.

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30 Days of Summer Reads: The Infertility Companion

The Infertility Companion: Hope and Help for Couples Facing Infertility by Sandra L. Glahn, Th.M. and William R. Cutrer, M.D., Zondervan. Though I have not personally experienced infertility, I have walked with several friends that have. This book was invaluable in helping me understand the medical, spiritual and emotional issues facing infertile couples. Glahn’s personal […]

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