Intimacy – Cleaving

Matthew 19:5 KJV:  And said, For this cause shall a man leave father and mother, and shall cleave to his wife: and they twain shall be one flesh? I love the word “cleave” in this instance.  It really does give an onomatopoeic impression of holding on, and never letting go.  Although the verse doesn’t mention a wife… Continue reading Intimacy – Cleaving

Intimacy – Healing

My mother competed with me on every level as I was growing up. When I expressed interest in a certain item of clothing (like boots when I was 13 – as an example), she would tell me that she didn’t have the money to buy the boots for me, but the next thing I knew,… Continue reading Intimacy – Healing

Intimacy – Knowing

I think I’m realizing that one of the most important aspects of intimacy is knowing…  that look your husband gives you after a long and gruelling day and you just know he needs some comfort, a glass of wine and just to put his feet up for five minutes. I remember after we had an… Continue reading Intimacy – Knowing