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73% of Married Couples End in Divorce Because…

In Wife Life by Raquel Dorsey0 Comments

Stop, Communicate & Listen. The unfolding of your words gives light; it imparts understanding to the simple. – Psalm 119:130 When my husband, Andrew and I first started dating, we established a relationship rule that we still abide by today. That rule is: no cell phones at the table. With our busy schedules, the time we have together is precious, …

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Why We Chose Not To Live Together Before Marriage

In Wife Life by Dorothy Nelson4 Comments

My husband, David, and I made the decision not to live together before getting married. Actually, we both made this decision on our own before we met even each other. Before we got married, people would often ask if we were living together. When I said no, they would ask if I was nervous about marrying someone before living with him. My answer was no.

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When I Prayed For God To Change My Husband

In Wife Life by Raquel Dorsey5 Comments

“In a large house there are articles not only of gold and silver, but also of wood and clay; some are for noble purposes and some for ignoble. If a man cleanses himself from the latter he will be an instrument for noble purposes, made holy, useful, to the master and prepared to do any good work.” – 2 Timothy …

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Who Is #1 In Your Marriage?

In Wife Life by Kristen Dalton Wolfe0 Comments

Lately, in my marriage, I have been a lot more conscientious about doing little things to please Kris or make his life easier. I even went on a fast to pray for breakthrough in the area of having a servants heart. I know for a lot of people, serving is their favorite thing to do and brings them loads of …

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The Reason God Created Marriage

In Wife Life by Kristen Dalton Wolfe4 Comments

It is the first time I have been sleeping at my home alone since Kris and I have been married. I knew it was going to feel strange when he was gone on his work trip, but I am struck at how much I feel like a little confused kid who just got dropped off at kindergarten. I never truly …

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The Newlyweds: 5 Discoveries to a Happier Wife Life

In Wife Life by Kristen Dalton Wolfe4 Comments

Before Kris and I got married, we took all the necessary precautionary measures. We did premarital counseling sessions, a marriage retreat, an intense 4 day relationship bootcamp and our own individual healing. In the beginning, I struggled with self doubt and had nightmares Kris would leave me. With abundant thankfulness, Kris had addressed his wounds and ungodly beliefs before we …

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Thriving Thursday: Raquel & Andrew Make a Comeback!

In Wife Life by Raquel Dorsey0 Comments

I’m seating here watching my husband submit payroll for his employees from this past week. We are in his office at the Tap Shack in Newport Beach and I can’t help admire his attention to detail amidst the organized chaos that surrounds him. “The righteous person may have many troubles, but the LORD delivers him from them all.” – Psalm …

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How to Get that Freshly In Love Glow

In Wife Life by Kristen Dalton Wolfe7 Comments

When you meet up with your friend who is in love or a newly wed, it seems to happen every time. They look refreshed, happy and relaxed. You tell them, “I can’t put my finger on it, you look beautiful as always but you’re just glowing!” As a newlywed myself, I have actually regressed to processed carbs and childlike eating …