Jennifer Deibel

Jennifer is your typical American wife and mother living life, raising kids, and working…only she’s doing it in Ireland. She married the love of her life, Seth, in 2000. They are blessed with 2 sweet girls and one busy little boy. After a few years of putting the mommy role first, she and Seth are walking the road of renewal and are excited to share that journey with you. Jennifer passionately loves the Lord, her family, music, dance, writing and chocolate. She writes at This Gal’s Journey. You can also find her on Twitter and Facebook.

Five Steps To Keep Your Marriage Strong In Times of Stress

When you spoke those blessed words, “I do,” on that blissful day, I’m sure it seemed like nothing in the world could come between you and your new husband. It was you two against the world, and woe to any who would attempt to thwart your plans – or your love. No matter what came down the line, you would face it together and tough times would only serve to exponentially strengthen your marriage – and no amount of hardship would ever, ever threaten the stability of your relationship. In our thirteen years of marriage, we have moved nine times – three of those were international moves. We have three children. We’ve had really good financial times…and really hard financial times. Times when our jobs

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A Great Way To Reconnect In Marriage

The fresh, pine-scented air filled our lungs, refreshing tired bodies and spirits. Our fingers laced together in the silence. We drove this way for a long time. Hours. We had been given this amazing opportunity to spend a few uninterrupted hours exploring one of our nation’s most beautiful treasures. Hour upon hour to reconnect, talk, reflect, connect. Connect we did, but in silence. Not the edgy silence wrapped in the chill of anger; nor the awkward silence of a first date in which the course of conversation ran out long before. No, this was the silence of connection; contentment. It had been so long since we had been alone together for any significant amount of time. Our hearts, minds and souls needed to decompress; to breathe. And

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