8 Ways to Build Unity in Marriage

8 Ways to Build Unity in Marriage

Summer happens to be anniversary season in our family. We just celebrated my parents’ 34th wedding anniversary last Friday and my husband’s and mine on Saturday, plus other anniversaries take place later this summer. I asked my parents about their thoughts on what...
Terrible Day, Happy Life

Terrible Day, Happy Life

My husband and I were married nine years ago today.  It was a terrible, terrible day, with barely a good memory salvageable from sun up til sun down.  I thought about chucking it all and not showing up, but realized that was not the path to which God was calling me....
Love Is Not an Accident, It’s a Decision

Love Is Not an Accident, It’s a Decision

While watching old episodes of The Office the other night on Netflix (don’t judge, on either count), I was struck by something that Ryan (you know, the weasely little man-boy in hipster glasses) said:  ”I am in love with Kelly Kapoor!  And I don’t...
The Voice of the Children

The Voice of the Children

If you’re anything like me, you ingest an overwhelming amount of news and current events information on a daily basis.  Long before I was born, politicians have used “for the children” as a ploy to garner support for whatever master plan legislation...