Quality tips on how to appreciate and enjoy the various seasons of marriage (and all that comes with them) as a Christian wife and woman. http://www.lotanner.com/with-purpose-seasons-of-marriage @mrslotanner #lacedwithpurpose

Enjoying the Many Seasons of Marriage

I would tell them that each relationship is like a ladder.  I named it the “Intimacy Ladder.”  The bottom rung is for playful conversation and flirting.  On this rung with a member of the opposite sex, all feels exhilarating.  Playful conversations, learning how to truly listen to another person and discovering the sameness in you both is a great rung to be on!  It is also a great place in “the river.”  It should not be rushed past, but instead relished. 

The only secret I would recommend keeping that could genuinely build your marriage. A post by Patty H. Scott. http://www.lotanner.com/with-purpose-secret-husband-project @mrslotanner #lacedwithpurpose

The Secret That Can Help You Build Your Marriage

The most amazing things started to happen between my husband and me as I continued to sprinkle blessings into his life on a daily basis. I felt more connected to him. Our romance increased. He seemed more confident and relaxed. I hadn’t anticipated these benefits, as I knew better than to go into an endeavor like this with a boatload of expectations.

Making space for marital intimacy (in every form) by creating and protecting the marriage bedroom. A post by Tina Crawford http://www.lotanner.com/with-purpose-marriage-bedroom @mrslotanner #lacedwithpurpose

Being Purposeful In the Marriage Bedroom

If you are anything like me, you probably never realized how important and purposeful your marriage bedroom is to your marriage. It took me many years to realize the change that I would see and feel when I changed the way I looked at “our space.”

Shattering the myths about biblical subimssion. When Your Husband Says You Eat Too Much... http://www.lotanner.com/when-your-husband-says-you-eat-too-much @mrslotanner #lacedwithpurpose

When Your Husband Says You Eat Too Much…

I do believe wives are to honor and respect their husbands as we are taught in scripture. But when it comes to biblical submission, in order for us to get it right, we have to understand one key thing: Husbands are not our ultimate authority.

Practical ways love your spouse and show up in your relationship @mrslotanner http://www.lotanner.com/show-up-in-relationship

How to Show Up In Relationships

We are so used to letting conditional love rule our hearts and create distance between us and our loved ones. Every hurt creates a little more distance and distrust. A relationship can’t bloom like that…