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The Spouse of an Essential Worker


Posted on April 23, 2020

As spouses of an essential worker, we may still worry, and that is okay. Keep praying. Keep helping. Keep reading your Bibles. This is just a point in time, and it will pass.

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Meet Rev. Mike Moreno

Posted on April 25, 2019

Mike brings twenty-eight years of pastoral counseling experience and eighteen years of Navy chaplaincy counseling experience. Mike’s unique background enables him to offer a wide range of expertise to a variety of clients, and also specialize in areas that relate to active military and veterans such as assimilating back into society, PTSD, and more.

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Four Habits of Healthy Couples

Posted on January 28, 2019

Jimmy Evans, CEO and founder of Marriage Today, often speaks of four crucial habits that emotionally healthy couples have. He states that couples have to make good habits and disciplines central to their relationship.

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What to Do When Your Partner Will Not Attend Marriage Counseling

Posted on December 7, 2017
by Lynnette Aschinger, LISW

When one is experiencing a personal crisis such as serious marriage problems, it is very difficult to know where to turn for help.  Many times, couples wait before doing anything and the end result can be one of the following: divorce, chronic marriage problems, or living with a life time of pain and hurt. A marriage is worth the effort and of course marriage counseling is one of those options, but for the spouse who can’t enlist cooperation from the other spouse, don’t settle!  Do something!  There are resources out there to help and I want to highlight a few, especially when a partner will not attend counseling with you.

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The Beauty of Marriage

Posted on November 3, 2017
by Sarah Walters

As I write this, I am just five days away from getting married myself, so you’ll have to excuse me for having marriage on my mind. Don’t worry, I’m not going to talk about how great the hem on my dress turned out or how good of a deal we got on the church decorations, or […]

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Would of….Could of …… Should of….

Posted on August 29, 2016

“Would my husband have stayed if I had made better meals for him?” “Should I have paid more attention to my wife?” “Could I have lost that last 20 pounds of baby weight?  Would he have found me more attractive?” “Could I have made her fall back in love with me if I had gotten […]

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Posted on July 26, 2016
by Rev. Michael Wolfram

This month we are nearing the end of the summary results adopted from Why Marriage Matters: Thirty Conclusions from the Social Sciences, a publication of the Center for Marriage and Families at the Institute for American Values.   The final area in which the study found that Marriage Matters is in regards to Crime and Domestic […]

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Communication: Listen with your heart

Posted on July 22, 2016
by Lynnette Aschinger, LISW

RELATIONSHIP ENERGIZING: Listen with your Heart Personal connection is the energy of relationships. Remember Christmas time as a child? The tree was decorated and everyone awaited that special moment when the brilliance of the lights lit up the room. This was because a connection was made between the string of lights and the outlet. Utilizing […]

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Couples and Money

Posted on June 24, 2016
by Gerry Bruhn, LISW

Finances appears to be one of those hot button issues for most couples, particularly for couples just about to enter into marriage. It seems you can depend on the fact that the two will have very different notions of how the finances should work in their new household. You may even find yourselves avoiding this […]

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Marriage Matters for EMOTIONAL HEALTH and WELL-BEING

Posted on May 31, 2016
by Rev. Michael Wolfram

I have been blogging about why marriage matters based on conclusions from the Center on Marriage and Families at the Institute for American Values.  Their research shows that marriage is good for us in many ways including our mental health and emotional well-being!  These are some of their findings: Children whose parents divorce have higher […]

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