Marriage was given as a gift — but all too often, we don’t treat it that way.  My 43 years of marriage have been filled with lessons on sacrifice, forgiveness, patience, and so much more! 

I pray these posts will offer encouragement and gentle reminders to help you build your life as a couple, learning how to grow together and not apart.

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
Let Me Be a Woman – Today!

Let Me Be a Woman – Today!

What is God’s view of a woman? Take time to consider the ways you feel like a woman today.
Finding Love in a Storm

Finding Love in a Storm

I sit, watching the storm blow in, and I can’t help but remember my childhood at the lake. Sitting on the oversized, padded porch swing tucked under my grandparents’ cottage, my cousins and I

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
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

A Busy Life – Learning to Trust God

Well, as much as I love to learn and share what I’m learning, God has me in a place where the learning is obviously more important than the sharing! Again I’m explaining why

Do You Need A Spiritual Mother? — Teaching Women to Love Family and Manage a Home

As a Christian woman, what does Titus 2 mean to you?   I was cleaning out my bookshelf and came across a book that had “graced” my shelf for too many years.&
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