How Trust, Loyalty, and Unity in Marriage Came from $127,482.30 in Debt

This is a guest post from Cherie Lowe. Since 2008, Cherie has been confidently wearing a plastic crown and encouraging others to dream big dreams. Together with her husband, Brian, Cherie paid off $127,482.30 in a little under four years. She scribed the ups and downs of their debt-slaying journey on her popular website, If you want to guest post on my blog, check out my guest post guidelines and submit your post.

My husband Brian is a patient man. For more than two years, he cast the vision for our family to get out of debt. It’s not that I was ever vehemently opposed to the goal. I mean, who really ever says, “I think it would be swell to have $127K+ in debt. Let’s keep on doing that!”?

How Trust, Loyalty, and Unity in Marriage Came from 7,482.30 in Debt by Cherie Lowe

I just couldn’t see how it would actually be possible to pay off that much debt. Weren’t we already stretched as far as possible? Where would all of that money come from? And certainly we would be absolutely miserable in the process. Who wants that kind of grief in life?

What Would Help Your Marriage Today?

The past month one of the major sites I write for has been down, and another major site has been making some changes in preparation for a new web design. During this time I haven’t written as much for them as I normally would.

What Would Help Your Marriage Today? | - Lead and Love the Ones Who Matter Most

I’ve had a little time to begin to work on some other things, and brainstorm ways to create more value for you who read my blog. While brainstorming, I could just go and do what I think is best, or what I think is most needed for you when you visit my blog.

Why We Need More Redeemed Families Instead of Perfect Families

Last night my wife and I went to see Irreplaceable the Movie. Irreplaceable is a Focus on the Family documentary directed by Tim Sisarich about family, and how it has seemingly lost its meaning in our modern culture. After watching a few YouTube trailers about it, I thought I had a pretty good idea of what it was going to be about.

More Redeemed Families or Perfect Families? | - Lead and Love the Ones Who Matter Most

My assumption was it was going to document the important, almost irreplaceable role that father’s play in family. It was about that, but it was so much more! There were so many things that jumped out at me that I can’t even begin to mention them all in one blog post.

Is Your Marriage Boring?

Your marriage is supposed to be boring right?  Once you settle down, get married, and have kids all the fun stops.  I…don’t…think…so!  Unfortunately many marriages are in fact boring.  Not only that, they’ve accepted a boring marriage.  I don’t know about you, but I’m not accepting a boring marriage.  I’m not accepting anything, but an amazing marriage!

Is Your Marriage Boring?