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
This year, I am dealing with intimacy. Intimacy is hard – it is hard to bare your soul and all of who you are to someone, never knowing what they will do with what you give to them. Today, I want to talk about touch. I am not a touchy-feely kind of person. I hate… Continue reading Intimacy – touch
I think that one of the hardest things to do in building true intimacy (and let’s face it, all of it can be pretty hard) is to say “I am sorry“. Today, in my gratitude journal, I actually stated that I am grateful for the gift of saying I am sorry. I really don’t have an… Continue reading Intimacy – Saying Sorry!
To my darling, husband For sixteen years together. I love you. Your beautiful eyes and smile. Yes, after 18 years together, of which we have been married for 16, I still just like to look at you.
How to pray: I have been praying for a long, long time for four things: For God to protect and nurture and bless my marriage. To have financially prosperity. To be slim, fit, trim and healthy. To look after, and guide, Baby Girl through life – to parent her and love her where hubby and… Continue reading How to pray!
I hope you have. I want to be as open and as transparent with you as I can. It’s all I know to do to try and fix this. I want you to understand that although you have been bearing the brunt of all this, it isn’t about you. What J from Hot, Holy and… Continue reading Have you read my emails?
Kindness “She opens her mouth with wisdom, and the teaching of kindness is on her tongue.” Prov. 31:26 http://t.co/TsHrGWBOa4 — The Baby Mama (@BabyMamasTweet) August 11, 2015 Kindness – “She opens her mouth with wisdom, and the teaching of kindness is on her tongue.” Prov. 31:26 Dear Lord, You know that to me kindness is… Continue reading A verse a day – for 40 days (Day 23)
Wow. What an awesome weekend. The weather was amazing – time was well spent hanging out with hubby and Baby Girl, met up with some friends, did some shopping (actually just returned a hairdryer that wasn’t quite what I was looking for)… But the whole weekend was amazing. So, today, I am grateful for: Love. Lots… Continue reading Gratitude – Day 19
Wow, this has been one seriously cold winter. I know that it can’t compare to the snowy winters of our Northern Hemisphere neighbours, but for us, it is cold. We very seldom get to 0 degrees, but we are getting there. And the wind and the rain…. oh my… So, today, I am grateful for:… Continue reading Gratitude – Day 18
Today I am grateful for: A good night’s sleep, cuddling with Baby Girl who slept in my bed as hubby is away on business. My husband who is working so hard to make ends meet and to support his family. God who is our Jehovah Jireh and who will provide all that we need. For… Continue reading Gratitude – Day 17