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Intentional Marriage {a review}

March is almost here and it would the perfect time to get intentional about loving your husband!  I want to share another great new resource for married couples that has recently become available: Intentional Marriage, the art of loving your husband, by my friend Crystal Brothers who blogs at Serving Joyfully.

This awesome eBook is a 31-day devotional designed to help you strengthen your marriage relationship.  Written by a wife to wives, these challenges were written with this thought in mind: "What can I do to bless my husband today?"  

Crystal has written each devotional is a short format so that the focus will stay on the action of the challenge and not the written devotional alone.  Each one is simply designed to give great ideas for loving intentionally and selflessly.

Some of the challenges include ideas for:

  • praising your husband and avoiding criticism
  • serving your husband
  • doing something fun with your husband
  • praying for your husband
  • focusing on forgiveness
  • flirting with your husband
  • respecting your husband

Crystal even includes some awesome resources at the back of the book for ways to bless your husband, date night ideas, and conversation starters.  

Personally, I was challenged by many of these devotionals and am looking forward to going through this book again in the month of March.  (It might even be a good idea to do this every month!).  It certainly can't hurt and would only prove to make any marriage stronger.  


This short but powerful eBook is only $3.99 and well worth the money!  Investing into your marriage is never a waste of your time and dollars!

Disclaimer:  I received this eBook in exchange for my honest and unbiased opinion.  No other compensation was received.  




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