I’m not exactly sure when it started.
But it seemed to come out of a long conversation that my husband and I had along with another couple who are close friends of ours.
They’d long felt an underlying tension in their marriage and asked us if we could possibly help.
We said we’d be glad to try.
After they’d explained their particular situation. The ongoing frustration and hurt. The hidden conflict that seemed to spill over into more and more areas of their relationship….
When suddenly my husband had an unusual insight. He shared it with our friends and they immediately saw what he meant.
There was more to it.
And that’s when I had a little a-ha moment of my own.
So I offered my perspective. You know, from a wife’s point-of-view.
Somehow it was that his-and-hers combination that opened things up for them.
Opened up the real conversation.
Opened up wounds that needed healing.
Opened up hearts that had been closing.
Sometimes it takes two
It was about that point when Matthew and I looked at each other and realized that sometimes….sometimes it helps to hear from both a husband and a wife.
So we decided to write a marriage book together. Taking turns. The wife’s view. The husband’s view. And then the wife’s again.
We ended up writing two marriage devotionals. One for him and one for her.
From the both of us.
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I can only speak for myself because my husband is currently deployed! This book has been a real eye opener and life changer!! I have been convicted and humbled all throughout the book, and I’m so incredibly thankful! This applies to ALL marriages, strong or weak… I truly believe it will have an impact on ALL who read it!
★★★★★ “Wonderful Marriage Tool” by Gina
My husband and I love ending each day with this new devotional set! It has started many wonderful conversations! Each and every idea brings us closer to God and strengthens our marriage. Blessings to you! Gina
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Lisa is the happily-ever-after wife of Matt Jacobson and together they enjoy raising and home-educating their 8 children in the beautiful Pacific Northwest. She encourages women to embrace the rich life of loving relationships and the high calling of being a wife and mother. Lisa is the author of 100 Ways to Love Your Husband and her husband is the author of 100 Ways to Love Your Wife. Matt and Lisa are also the co-hosts of the FAITHFUL LIFE podcast where they talk about what it means to be a biblical Christian in marriage, parenting, church, and culture.