My Maker and Me

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Pat Domangue, Founder

On Fire Ministries

On Fire Ministries' mission is to ignite a passion for Christ in women and to inspire them to apply God's word to their everyday life.
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Husbands – The Priority Position

My three daughters are precious and have brought me so much joy over their lifetime. I can’t imagine life without them! However, I only have one at home who has 2 years left of high school. There is a good possibility she will move out when she starts college. Our children are not under our roof for a lifetime, but our husband is. If we let our children have the priority position in relationship, what will happen when they move out? I am not sure the answer is always the …

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Healthy Marriage Healthy Enviroment

What a great video we have for you today! Joneal Kirby, Dr. Mom, encourages us as wives and mothers in practical ways. Today’s video is all about having a healthy marriage that gives our children a much needed healthy stable and secure environment to grow and develop in. As we have already seen, a couple-centered family is the kind of family we want to develop, not a child-centered family. Be encouraged by our interview with Joneal Kirby and discover ways you can make a positive impact in your marriage, childen, …

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Why Do I Need A Couple-Centered Family?

Thank you Taylor Draughn for you professional guidance and tips in developing and maintaining a healthy marriage. Want to learn more about Taylor Draughn. Your relationship with your husband is just fine. You and he have agreed to taking the back seat, second to your children for the sake of raising them to be productive members of society. Therefore, making your children you and your spouse’s first priority. Ladies, these beliefs are not only not healthy for your marriage, but also not healthy for your children or their development. Pat …

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Creating a Couple Centered Family

The past few weeks we focused on our role as women and having healthy marital intimacy. Today we shift our attention to creating a couple centered family. A couple-center family is a healthy family. A healthy family develops healthy children. Desiring the best for our children is normal, but letting them consume our family is not. They need us to love and respect our spouse and develop that marriage relationship. A stable secure marriage creates stable secure children. Behold, children are a heritage from the Lord, The fruit of the …

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Loving Your Body Leads To Loving Your Man

Thank you to my friend and sister in Christ, Health Coach, Ashley White for writing today’s guest blog post! Ashley links how our personal view of of our body impacts healthy marital intimacy. Enjoy and know: YOU ARE BEAUTIFUL, GOD’S PERSONAL WORK OF BEAUTY! I dieted most of my life longing to be prettier, skinner, and delighted in. I viewed myself as fat and unlovely no matter what I weighed or how I looked. I have been disgusted and dissatisfied with body parts. I have focused on what I despised …

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Igniting the Romance & Healthy Marital Intimacy

Sex is a blessing from God given to us for our protection and pleasure. Sex God’s way is good, holy, and pure. This week, we identified the danger of always focusing on problems or negative aspects with our spouse. We discussed right thinking, practical helps, and the value of living a physically healthy lifestyle to develop healthy intimacy in our marriages. Let’s wrap up our week with God’s specific word relating to our bodies in marriage. Truth 1 Corinthians 7:3-5 Let the husband render to his wife the affection due …

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Healthy Marital Intimacy

I hope your eyes have been opened to dangers you haven’t recognized in your marriage. What we focus on really impacts the direction and outcome of the health of our marriage. Taylor gave some great practical tips to strategically implement with your spouse to grow and develop healthy marital intimacy. Remember, healthy marital intimacy is one of your most powerful weapons against the enemy who seeks to destroy your marriage. You will also discover your intimacy with your spouse to be one of the most rewarding and fulfilling aspects of …

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Time for Healthy Marital Intimacy

Thank you Taylor Draughn for sharing your professional counseling advice and tips for healthy marital intimacy with us! Any relationship is only as good as the time you invest in it, especially your marriage. When life gets crazy busy, one of the first things that falls off is intimate time with your spouse. Intimacy is not time spent sitting in the same room with one another. Healthy marital intimacy requires genuine communication, not just about the kids, but your own hopes, dreams, and fears. Communication is not just talking, it …

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The Opposer of Healthy Marital Intimacy

Hey Ladies, So excited to address this the topic of healthy marital intimacy! My husband and I both desire healthy marital intimacy and I bet you do too. Why would we ever even get married if we didn’t have a desire for intimacy with our spouse? However, that intimacy we long for can be hindered, damaged, and even destroyed, if we do not guard ourselves against that happening. Marital intimacy is an area the enemy of our soul seeks to harm because destruction of marriage is his way and healthy …

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Hey Ladies, Be encouraged through the words and insights of my sweet sister in Christ and personal health coach, Ashley White @ She has helped me make many positive steps in my whole health journey. We cannot separate our physical self out of the equation in viewing our roles as women. We are women through and through so our bodies matter too! Much Love, Blessings, and Encouragement! Pat Domangue A GIRL, HER PLATE, AND HER CRAVINGS I am wife, mother, daughter, sister, friend, writer/blogger, prayer warrior, business owner, and …

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