Marriage

14 Days To A Hopeful Marriage

I've learned a very difficult but beautiful truth in the last few years. Here it is in three parts: Doing all the right things will not keep my marriage from difficult times God brings difficulty in marriage to bring growth and change in my own heart My hope for a long-lasting, beautiful marriage cannot be… Continue reading 14 Days To A Hopeful Marriage

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The Look of Love {My Thoughts After The Royal Wedding}

I officially have royal wedding fever - or whatever comes after royal wedding fever. I was up at 5 AM on Saturday and watched four solid hours of wedding coverage. There are so many things to love about the events surrounding a royal wedding, from the fashion to the fairy tale setting! I am not… Continue reading The Look of Love {My Thoughts After The Royal Wedding}

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Our Favorite Date Night Destinations

Happy Valentine's Day! In the spirit of the biggest "date night" of the year, I'm sharing our favorite destinations for a dinner date. I have a few local spots and a few chain restaurants, so hopefully you'll find some inspiration for wherever you live!  #1 Casual Dining: Carolina Ale House (Greenville, SC) Whitney's (current*) Favorite: Beer Battered… Continue reading Our Favorite Date Night Destinations

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The Truth About My Marriage

I know that perception is often reality. People see my Instagram feed filled with pictures of a smiling couple enjoying life together and probably assume that we have a blissful marriage. Here's the truth - my marriage is no more perfect than yours. It's just as likely to suffer heartache, disappointment, betrayal, irritation, discontentment or… Continue reading The Truth About My Marriage

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Preparing Yourself To Be A Godly Wife

When I was in college, there were certain girls who people joked were only in school to obtain an "MRS" degree. It was usually girls who chose a major like Family and Consumer Science or something in the school of Religion. I am not sure how successful their supposed strategy turned out to be, but… Continue reading Preparing Yourself To Be A Godly Wife

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5 Choices That Will Make A Difference In Your Marriage

"So much can be made bearable by love. By cherishing what is and not condemning fault or flaw. By keeping hearts open and holding each other forever in the light." Marriage is full of hard times when you are tempted to throw blame on each other instead of coming together to work through difficulties. That… Continue reading 5 Choices That Will Make A Difference In Your Marriage