Your. Marriage. Matters. (Part One)

By Barbara Rainey | October 4, 2021 | 2 Comments

  I was standing alone in our small master closet … stunned … unable to move. Feeling lost and alone and burdened, as if an old heavy wool coat had just been thrown on my shoulders. The weight of the heated words my husband and I had just exchanged felt impossible to bear. I wondered […]

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Dear Barbara: How Do I Convince My Husband to Change?

By Barbara Rainey | September 20, 2021 | 2 Comments

    Dear Barbara: How do I convince my husband to change? There are certain areas we’ve been fighting about for years now. And I really am right. How can I get him to see it?  The moment I married Dennis, I knew I was in for an adventure. He wasn’t just different in his […]

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Best Practices for 2020

By Barbara Rainey | January 13, 2020 | 1 Comment

Her name is Mary. She’s mom to three little ones, married ten years. Last October we had a brief conversation in a room filled with the happy chatter of women who hadn’t seen each other in a long time. Mary happily left her husband and father in charge while she and her mom had an […]

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Is Your Marriage Under Attack?

By Barbara Rainey | January 17, 2019 | 7 Comments

I’m hopeful you will be encouraged by the wisdom in today’s guest post by our friend, Tim Muehlhoff. Dennis and I have known Tim and Noreen for decades. Tim is witty and one of our best communicators on the Weekend to Remember speaker team. He is a professor at Biola University and specializes in teaching […]

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Because Anniversaries Matter

By Barbara Rainey | October 22, 2018 | 1 Comment

Happy anniversary to those of you who had summer/early fall weddings! That number includes five of my six children; Deborah and Jason celebrated 14 years on October 13; Dennis and I celebrated 46 years on September 2; and today is the two-year anniversary of my youngest, Laura and her hubby Josh. Celebrating anniversaries matter because […]

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