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3-part Oneness Wedding Candle

The Oneness Wedding Candle is more than a creative decoration for your wedding – it’s a lasting representation of your spiritual union throughout your marriage. Whether you’re planning your own wedding ceremony or looking for a meaningful gift for a special couple, the Oneness Wedding Candle is the perfect way to celebrate the oneness created when husband and wife are joined together by God Himself.

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View our huge archive of Romantic Tips sorted by Love Language! Whether your mate’s love language is Time, Touch, Affirmation, Service or Gifts, you can find a tip especially tailored for him/her. Visit the Archive!

Growing Toward Oneness – a Marriage Blog

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Freedom to Fail

by Harold & Bette Gillogly The teacher was blunt, her words cruel.  “He has too many learning disabilities.  It’s a waste of time for him to even attend school here.”  Later, Ralph Showers overheard his Grandmother soothing his parents with this great declaration. “I don’t know what people think of Ralph. But I know what God thinks of him. He’s O.K.” The young man struggled through high school and college, and finally persevered his way through Seminary. Others labeled him... Read more →

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Don’t Mess With God’s Pictures

by Harold and Bette Gillogly Our wedding picture sits on the bookshelf in our living room.  A young, starry eyed couple smiles expectantly from inside an ornate silver frame, displayed for all to see.  That’s our picture, and it is very special to us.  If you tore it or in any way damaged that picture, you would have to answer to us. You would be in big trouble! And you would expect to be, wouldn’t you…ruining someone’s picture like that?... Read more →

Thanks again for all the wonderful insights on how to maintain oneness with your mate. They have helped us tremendously in our relationship with each other and with our relationship with Jesus.

While my husband and I have been attending your classes for several years, we just last year decided to begin [your] Bible study workbook “Experiencing Oneness.” I can’t begin to express to you what it has meant to our marriage of 25 years. We now give them as wedding gifts.

…the seeds article from your newsletter I received this afternoon…feels like a slap in the face, and for that, I must tell you wholeheartedly, “Thank you!” Thank you for your simple, [understandable] guidance for how to make my participation in our marriage better…more godly, more loving, more giving, more fulfilling!

We were thrilled with the Marriage Leader Training from GTO! Where else could we go to be trained in marriage ministry AND by given ready-to-use materials? The training offered all we needed to begin ministering to other couples in our church and community.