"Straight Talk about Strengthening Marriage!"
February 14, 2008 -- Newsletter #30www.StrengtheningMarriage.com
Few things are more enticing than chocolate --
especially around Valentine's Day. But the sweetness fades and
the residual calories remain. Give your sweetheart something different
this year. What's better than chocolate you ask? How about something from
Sometimes the best gifts from the heart are those
that may be a little bit difficult for us to give. The sacrifice or
stretching the gift requires makes the gift that much more meaningful. And
don't forget to include a written or verbal note to express your love
along with your chosen gift, just so no connection is lost between the
Happy Valentine's Day!
more gift-giving insights purchase Laura's talk on CD --
Valentine's Day is almost here!
Learn how to give just the right gift of love to your spouse with this
talk on CD "LOVE 101--Learning to Love More Meaningfully." You'll learn
how to more effectively fulfill each other's individual needs for love.
Make it a date to listen to this seminar together, and see how you can
lift your love and fulfillment in marriage to new heights!
Win a Romantic Getaway to The Anniversary Inn with Your Couples' Photo
One lucky couple will receive a FREE one-night stay at the Anniversary Inn of their choice, in the room of their choice! (Valued between $169 - $289.) Enjoy complimentary cheesecake, sparkling cider, and freshly baked breakfast delivered to your suite.
To enter the drawing, send us one of your favorite photos of you and your spouse by Friday, March 14th. Grab a digital camera or get a special couples portrait taken for this Valentine's Day. The winning couple's names will be drawn, and will be announced in our next newsletter. We'll also post the new photos before our next newsletter.
Perfect Marriage NOT Required!
With our Couples Photos
page we are continuing
to build a showcase of couples who are committed to strengthening their
marriage. It's a reminder that the marital unit is the vital foundation of
the family and society. You can check out the current "Couples
" page here.
Thank you for Helping to Spread the Word
We appreciate so many of you who are doing what you can to help strengthen marriages. We appreciate you speaking out more positively about sexual intimacy in marriage. We appreciate you writing letters to those who can help in marriage strengthening efforts. We appreciate your willingness to teach your children and speak more comfortably and confidently about the subject. We appreciate the many who give "And They Were Not Ashamed" as bridal shower and wedding gifts.
We especially appreciate those who are taking the message of strengthening marriages intimately directly to the people, as has this good LDS Bishop. Here's what he had to say:
If you would like to purchase
our book "And
They Were Not Ashamed--Strengthening Marriage through Sexual
Fulfillment" at wholesale prices for a group, contact us
and we'll set you up with a
convenient account. We hope many of you will teach others the concepts you
are learning, and do what you can to help strengthen
you've been enjoying our new marriage resource -- "Laura's Strengthening
inspiration and motivation to strengthen your marriage intimately. This
blog is intended to be one of the few places people can go to get straight
talk about strengthening marriages intimately, and yet feel confident that
the sanctity of marriage and sexuality will be upheld.
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Stay tuned for more intimacy insights in upcoming Strengthening Marriage Newsletters ... ! Click here to visit the e-Newsletter archive. If you missed the last newsletter, you can catch it here:
"Date Night is NOT Optional" -- Marriage Newsltr #29 (Oct '07)
"Straight Talk about Strengthening Marriage" newsletters are created to strengthen marriages and build strong families--written by Laura M. Brotherson, intimacy educator and author of the book "And They Were Not Ashamed - Strengthening Marriage through Sexual Fulfillment."
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