Don’t Use Your Kids As Your Emotional Outlet! — To Love, Honor and Vacuum


Do you use your kids as your emotional support? Stop it! Every Friday I like to write a short, 400-word inspirational marriage post with just one thought (to counteract all the long posts I write the rest of the week!). Yesterday I wrote about how to shield your kids if your marriage isn’t the best,… via… Continue reading Don’t Use Your Kids As Your Emotional Outlet! — To Love, Honor and Vacuum

Intimacy – Never Giving Up


Galatians 6:9 New International Version (NIV) Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up. I believe that in life, in our marriages, at work and at play, we are constantly sowing.  Whatever we are sowing, we will reap.  If you are… Continue reading Intimacy – Never Giving Up

Intimacy -being separate


On Marriage Kahlil Gibran You were born together, and together you shall be forevermore. You shall be together when the white wings of death scatter your days. Ay, you shall be together even in the silent memory of God. But let there be spaces in your togetherness, And let the winds of the heavens dance… Continue reading Intimacy -being separate

Picking Your Priorities (Sex Should Be One of Them) — Hot, Holy & Humorous


Has anyone else noticed that I’ve been off on my schedule here? It certainly showed up at my house. Like when I realized that, for the second day in a row, I had absolutely nothing to fix my family for dinner. Last week, I was in the middle of a large project that took waaaay… via… Continue reading Picking Your Priorities (Sex Should Be One of Them) — Hot, Holy & Humorous

Intimacy – Seven Red Flags


No relationship is easy.  It takes constant giving and taking and a whole lot more giving than taking, but it takes work.  It takes work to set up the foundation of a strong relationship, but once that foundation is set into place, the rest seems to fall into place a little easier.  It doesn’t make… Continue reading Intimacy – Seven Red Flags

Reader Question: If I Divorce My Husband Will I Lose My Salvation? — To Love, Honor and Vacuum


If you fall out of love with your husband and decide to divorce him, will you lose your salvation? Every Monday I like to post a reader question, and today’s is a heavy one from a woman who thinks she has finally found true love–just not with her husband. And she wonders if divorcing her… via… Continue reading Reader Question: If I Divorce My Husband Will I Lose My Salvation? — To Love, Honor and Vacuum

Intimacy – Resting


We all go through seasons of life.  At the moment, hubby and I are going through the “raising a child, and battling to pay our bills” season.  And it is exhausting. Although, I have come to believe that pretty much all aspects of life is exhausting. Last night, I got into bed by 20:00, and… Continue reading Intimacy – Resting