The Best Part of Marriage

The Best Part of Marriage

  We can get so busy tag-teaming life that we lose sight of our need for friendship. I wrote these words earlier this week. Part of a post that is part of a series, that sentence just dug deep into my mind and heart.  I was writing to encourage others. And yet,...
They Showed Me Jesus

They Showed Me Jesus

  In the mall . . . They held hands. In my young eyes, they were an “older couple,” at least in their forties, with teenagers in their house, and as they walked through the mall, they held hands. It seemed odd to me. Wasn’t hand holding reserved for...
God Is Doing Something New

God Is Doing Something New

We have entered a new normal of family life; we are now two full-time-work-outside-the-home parents. The reality of this season became most noticeable this summer. When I was home, I had the flexibility to register our children for a variety of activities from...
A Cure for the Common “Pity Party”

A Cure for the Common “Pity Party”

  I can’t believe he just said that. The front door slams as my husband leaves for work. Especially after what he said last weekend. I scrape the breakfast dishes with unnecessary vigor. For which he has yet to apologize. As I fling plates into the...
He Calms Our Storms

He Calms Our Storms

  “Without warning, a furious storm came up on the lake, so that the waves swept over the boat. But Jesus was sleeping.” ~ Matthew 8:24 A fierce storm crashes into our early years of wedded bliss. The sloshing current of failed pregnancies and adoptions brings us...

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