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Spiritual Intimacy in Marriage

Spiritual intimacy is often difficult to attain, but is actually the most significant type of closeness since it impacts the other areas so powerfully. Many couples find it rather awkward to develop, because it is really a tri-intimacy: closeness among three: husband, wife, and God! A...

Marital Intimacy During Times of Serious Illness

Part 1 by Carrie This past July 2011 Jim and I celebrated 29 wonderful years of marriage! Honestly, with each passing year, our relationship has grown deeper and more intimate! I feel cherished by Jim as he consistently expresses his sacrificial love for me. Jim would...

Intellectual Intimacy in Marriage

Most couples don’t realize the importance of intellectual intimacy in a relationship, but it is a vital component to an overall sense of closeness.   Have You Thought About Asking Your Partner Questions? Ideas to Help You and Your Partner Connect Intellectually   The Four C's of Intellectual Intimacy: Communication To experience...

Sexual Intimacy in Marriage

Sexual intimacy in marriage is critical to a healthy, happy relationship between husband and wife. Along with the emotional, intellectual, and spiritual aspects, God designed husband and wife to enjoy the experience of sexual intimacy in marriage: intimacy, as we’ve just defined it, is the ultimate human...

Emotional Intimacy in Marriage

A soulmate connection is a phrase that sometimes defines emotional intimacy. It describes a deep bond between a husband and wife that may be referred to as love talk. There are those who distinguish between the two by assuming emotional intimacy is developed, whereas a...

Intimacy and Sex

A diagram of an iceberg can be used to explain the relationship between intimacy and sex in a marriage relationship. When we’re talking about this iceberg, don’t think cold—think hot! We have all heard the tip of an iceberg (what can be seen above the surface...

Carrie Update: Sept 13

Carrie continues to feel well. Tests have indicated there are subtle changes in her condition: Some constricting of blood vessels is occurring (vasospasms) There is a slight diminishing of strength in her left arm (reflecting on the right side of the brain where the operation occurred) To adjust to...

Update on Mom’s/Carrie’s condition: Friday, September 09, 2011

[caption id="attachment_346" align="alignleft" width="224" caption="Carrie/Mom holding her newest grandchild, Vienna Kaylee Jane Gordon (pic taken Feb 2, 2011)"][/caption] I received this email from Jim (my Dad) this morning. You MUST read it. - Josh Praise Jesus, Carrie's operation was totally successful! At the time of the writing of this...

Emergency Brain Surgery for Carrie

This is something I hate to write. Yesterday morning, Carrie/Mom collapsed and was rushed to hospital. Doctors confirmed a brain aneurism, and quickly transferred her to a larger, better equipped hospital out of town. She'll probably be having emergency surgery sometime today. Doctors say that statistically, 1/3...