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.

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
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

A Quintessential View of Value

In my last post, you’ll read how being valued by others can encourage and energize us.  This inspires me to show others their value, which in turn, gives them encouragement.  Our job as Christians

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
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

Three Decades of Fertility book debut!

“It is not uncommon for people blessed with children to make the transition from control to chaos at some point, but it is uncommon, I’m afraid, for parents to realize that the latter state

Let Me Be a Woman – Today!

“It’s fun to be a man!” my husband said.  He made this comment yesterday after doing the messy work of unclogging a pipe draining from our pond.  I already knew what he meant, but

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
Got Compassion? – It’s Not Only For The Road!

Got Compassion? – It’s Not Only For The Road!

Am I That Good Samaritan? I’m reading in Luke 10 right now and it’s very convicting.  The part about the traveler who was beaten by robbers.  And how others walked right by him while
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
Marriage 101 – Lessons from the Chickens!

Marriage 101 – Lessons from the Chickens!

“But now ask the beasts, and let them teach you; and the birds of the heavens, and let them tell you.  Or speak to the earth, and let it teach you; and let the fish

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
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