TRUTHS OF A GOSPEL-CENTERED MARRIAGE You’re marrying an image-bearer (Gen 1 & James 3) You married not a finished product but a work in progress, and YOU are also a work in progress. Phil 1:6, 2 Cor 4:16, Romans 8. Marriage is all three: Back – to – back Side by side (CS Lewis) Face to face Out of reverence for Jesus, submit to one-another (Ephesians 5). Love God more than you love each other. 10 MOST COMMON “ISSUES” IN... Read more
Some of your questions and comments from facebook answered in this episode regarding: "Have you or are you going through pre-marital counseling? What did you gain from it? Is it important to go through pre-marital counseling and also when is a good time to go through it?
Barry and Sherry have been married 30 years. They enjoy admiring beautiful women together. They are open and honest with each other and he looks at a marriage as a business proposition that needs a return on investment.
Continuing the love story of Tim and Adia and this time we are talking about their experiences of being in an interracial marriage.
Interracial couple from Phoenix Arizona share their love story. Tim and Adia have been married 6 years and counting. When Tim asked Adia to marry him she asked for a week to pray and fast about it before she gave him her answer.
An arranged marriage brought Parul Agrawal the love of her life. Her parents responded to a newspaper ad in India in the matrimony section. "Growing up in India, I had always thought love was what we see in Bollywood movies. A boy chases a girl and they live happily ever after," Agrawal said. It was about 22 days from when the parents responded to the newspaper ad to her getting married and relocate to the US.
Here is a few freebies from Sarah Blanchfield www.sarahblanchfieldfinancial.com Here is the link for the Money Discussion Guide for Couples - this one was created exclusively for you my listeners and is not published anywhere else :) https://www.dropbox.com/s/v7kc4tquv6zdry7/Money%20Discussion%20Guide%20for%20Couples.pdf?dl=0 Here is the link to my Money Audit Checklist https://www.dropbox.com/s/oaeh8mpa1rulu06/Money%20Audit%... Read more
Want your relationship to stay strong and healthy? If you are looking for simple ways to nurture your relationship, here are 5 to get you started. 1) You have lives outside of your realtionship 2) Prioritize your relationship and have fun together. 3) Push each other and stimulate each other intellectually. 4) Check in with each other on the intimacy subject 5) Always be kind to each other after-al you are a team What are your rela... Read more
JJ is a Professional Poker Dealer, Story Teller, Dog whisperer, Wine Steward, Former Green Beret, Labyrinth Designer, Desert Survival Instructor and an Author. He has written the following books that you can purchase on Amazon: 1) 'Pour L'Amour de Dieu' - For the love of God why am I still alive? and 2) Cards are Cards - But history is forever and 3) Desert Safety and Survival. Thank you JJ for serving our country and for sharing y... Read more
Have your parents tried to hook you up before? How was it? Did they find a person that you felt was a good fit for you? In this episode Kelsey talks about the guy her parents hooked her up with. She also shares a "what not to do on a first date" tip. Enjoy!
Love happens when you least expect it. Sarah wasn't looking for love but one day she walked into her local Walgreens to pickup a prescription and she met a cute guy behind the counter who she continued to flirt with for 14 months before he asked her out. James mentioned that he was very shy and always regretted not asking her out every time she came to the store - according to Sarah she frequented that store even for things she did... Read more
What makes a city girl move to the country? .... LOVE Joyce and Randy met online and fell in love. Randy a country boy and Joyce a city girl connected on a christian site and fell in love. He makes her laugh everyday, they respect each other and are making their relationship work. She described him as follows "He is a like good bra" and he responded by saying "I guess I hold things up around here" Enjoy their love story!!
Many of you have asked: 1) why did I start the podcast, 2) How did I start it?, 3) what has the journey been like 4) what are some lessons I have learned 5) and finally 6) what's next for Real Love Real Stories In this episode I am answering all these questions for you. Enjoy!
A message of Thanks to all my listeners on this day of Valentine's Day!
There are so many online dating out that range from free to paid memberships. Anyone at any dating age can find one that has what they are looking for. I have personally tried many of them but did not find love online. In this episode you will hear our personal online dating stories from my guest and I. We have been on good, bad dates and even have some cat fishing stories to share. Enjoy!
I am sure we have all suffered the loss of a relationship at one point or another. Whether or not it was your idea or not it still hurts. How did you heal and recover from it. In this episode you will hear how Juliette Marie dealt with and is continuing to deal with the loss of her last relationship.
We all feel and know that we are loved by how people relate to us. There are five love languages that we can fall under that make us feel truly loved. They are: Words of Affirmation, Quality Time, Receiving Gifts, Acts of Service and Personal Touch. We, of course, will fall into more than one category but one will resonate more than the others. Finding the right language is the key to helping a person feel loved. Do you know you... Read more
"When two people are meant to be, nothing and no-one can end them. They may get lost a time or two on their journey, but true, real love will always conquer (including real friendship love) Nothing can compete with them. Others can only attempt to fill a void. And eventually, the two will be reunited. That's the beauty of true love, you always end up with the right person (even if you are just friends) at the right time, regardless... Read more
How often do you travel? I saw this quote and loved it "Once a year go some place you have never been" Most single people who like to travel end up not doing so because they cannot find someone to travel with. The year go somewhere new and remember traveling solo is not letting other people hold you back when they cannot join you.
Emotional abuse, verbal abuse, and domestic violence are on the rise, especially among young people. The risk of falling into an abusive relationship is greater than ever. There are obvious red flags to avoid in a prospective lover, such as angry, controlling, possessive, jealous, or violent behavior. Unfortunately, most abusers are able to mask these tendencies in dating. By the time many people notice the obvious red flags, they'... Read more