Sep 24, 2013

September Marriage and Relationship Goals Update

This month, my marriage and relationship goals were to really connect and be present in the moment when corresponding to family and friends. I feel like this was such an important goal to me especially because I tend to do many things at once and it was getting a little ridiculous! I have way too many things being tossed around in my brain- new quilt ideas, do I have enough fabric for that? emails, blog posts, photography for the blog posts, personal photography ideas, pen and ink drawings, who's birthday is coming up? Gotta go to Hallmark and get cards, should we pull names this Christmas since we all  won't be together for this one? Must complete and upload one project a week... and so on. WAY too much clutter! I did make the planner and honestly, most days I forget about it! On the days I do remember to check it first, it helps, but I'm still not able to just focus! I don't know what the deal is! I think maybe just with the holidays coming up and travel arrangements to be made, I'm just stretched too thin? Not sure, but I need some clarity soon!

My goal seemed simple in the beginning, but it's proving to be a challenge for me. I'm not giving up though! I can do this! Philippians 4:13 is going up as my chalkboard message this week!

How are your goals going this month? Comment below!

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New to the Marriage & Relationship Goals Link-up? Goals help our relationships grow stronger and get better with time as well as help us move forward and avoid the "ruts" of life. This link-up was created in hopes of inspiring your relationship with your significant other no matter your chapter in life and love. Kalyn and I would love for you to join us whenever is best for you to make the things you do in your relationship intentional. Whether it's every week, every month, or less often, we'd love to have you!  If you would like more information, click here. If you would like to sign up for the newsletter, click here. If you would like to read my past marriage goals, click here.

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Mission Statement:

Monthly Marriage & Relationship Goals are simple goals that we, as wives or girlfriends, can personally make each month in order to strive for the very best in our relationships without ever growing complacent in serving our significant other. Overall, the link-up portion of this series will serve to facilitate accountability as women join together to share encouragement and inspirational motivation for completing challenges each month by beginning with broad goals and working through each week creating more specific goals. At the end of the month, we will summarize what was accomplished, the successes we've had and what we could have done better. We would love for you to link up with us and share your posts on Tuesday each week as we strive in different ways to serve our significant other with more intentionality and purpose.
1. Write a post about a goal you have set and are working on to improve your marriage or relationship.
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3. Post the Marriage & Relationship Goal button in your post or on your sidebar
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5. Use hashtag #marriageandrelationshipgoals on Twitter and Facebook
6. Visit other blogs, find inspiration for future goals, and encourage the other women in their quest to achieve great things!


  1. Jessy we are in the same boat friend. I am juggling so much and I have so much on my mind. I have up on a few things just for a little more peace. My goal for this month was just to serve my husband the best I can to quit nagging, quit complaining, to love him in all service cooking cleaning moving watching etc. I've got another week to go here to hoping it goes really well. Oh and what a great scripture to use.

  2. I always notice that the goals are a lot harder to do than I originally thought! But that's the point of them right? ;) P.S. I have a new button on my blog, you should grab it from my Sponsor page and update the one over there <---- :)

  3. I'm a multitasker too. When I got married I decided to try and make sure I put my phone away when I'm with my husband, and it's sad, but because it's so tempting, I usually leave it home on date night. And I LOVE not having it with me so I can just be with him <3


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