Marriage was given to us as a gift, but all too often, we don’t treat it that way.  We forget that it entails sacrifice, forgiveness, patience, and so much more!  I pray these posts will offer some encouragement and gentle reminders to help you build your life as a couple, learning how to grow together and not apart.

Inspiring Blogs – The Loft Link Up

I’m joining The Loft link-up, a group of women, seeking to build a community of bloggers who inspire, challenge, and simply share with others in a quest to grow into the women God intended
Finding Love in a Storm

Finding Love in a Storm

As I sit here, watching the storm blow in, I can’t help but remember my childhood at the lake.  Sitting on the huge, padded porch swing tucked under the upper level of my grandparents’

The ‘Back Office’ Test – The Christmas Tree That Took Over…..Our Living Room!

Well, yesterday I had my chance to see how long it would take me to go from living in a present disappointment before entering into ‘life’s Back Office’ (see last post).  Here’s the

Lessons From the House of Mourning

We lost our family dog this week.  Now, we’re not the kind of family that treats our animals like humans, but it’s amazing how these creatures weave themselves into our lives.   And through

The Relationship Puzzle – Part One

The subject of relationships can cause some people to smile.  Yet for others, it creates confusion and pain as they look back at the harsh realities of old friends or loved ones who damaged their
A Tribute to Denise Sproul

A Tribute to Denise Sproul

I don’t know what the next year holds.  It may be a bed of roses, or it may be a thicket of thorns.  But I do know who will hold me next year.  I

Spice Up Your Marriage – It’s Leap Day!

How fun is this!  Based on the old Irish tradition, Leap Day is the day that a gal may propose to her guy!  Consider adding a twist to this tradition to spice up your marriage. 

Time Management – Making Your Priorities Center Around Relationships

There’s not a better time to be looking at our priorities than at the beginning of a new year! Amy at Blogging With Amy wrote an excellent post, Time Management Tips:  It’s Not

Leaky Plumbing And A Humbled Wife

Let’s Start With The Negatives We’re all used to getting advice that offers us a quick answer–the “positives” to work towards.  We grasp at them like there’s no tomorrow!  “Just tell

4 Moms, 35 Kids Ebook – Recommended!

A Baby or an Ebook? For years I’ve had people tell me I should write a book, and like I’ve said before, it might be because I’m, well, so…..wordy, or it
Running into the New Year – Review and Plan for a Great Year!

Running into the New Year – Review and Plan for a Great Year!

  Replay from last post…….”What a great time of year!  You know that feeling – one of amazement (and a bit of disappointment) that another….year has come and gone, and yet, there’s the
Becoming Christian In An MSG and Fluorescent World – Part One

Becoming Christian In An MSG and Fluorescent World – Part One

  As each of us is called and prepared to serve the King, we are being slowly enabled to be salt and light to a lost and dying world.  This process is God’s plan
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